Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Annette Bouchey wins Director's Award at Allied Arts Gallery

The recent show held at the local Allied Arts Gallery in Richland, WA is featuring a selection of artists works through mid August. Several of our book artists have pieces selected for this colorful and eclectic show. Congratulations to all our friends who were accepted in this show.

Our friend and book artist, Annette Bouchey, was honored and delighted to receive the Director's Award for her beautiful tin collage/assemblage inspired by her heritage, titled "My Mother". She also had 2 other pieces accepted in the show. Congratulations Annette!
One of our book artist's, Annette Bouchey, wins the Director's Award
 at the recent Allied Arts Gallery Juried Show Opening. Photo courtesy of Allied Arts
"My Mother" collage on a tin. ©Annette Bouchey

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

BookArt's, Top of the Town, at Thelma's

"My Child let your leaves go"
Inspiration emerged at a recent Lake Tahoe spiritual retreat.
Each leaf turns over to reveal a message of encouragement,
a message of hope.  Below is a snap shot of a close up.

Artist: Kriss Bottino

Altered Journal Cover
papers, vintage journal writing, a metal heart cut from a pop can then stained with alcohol inks. The final touch of bees wax brings forward and marries the layers.

Artist:  Annette Bouchey

Boiled Books
concertina folds
heavy watercolor paper,
flowers, berries, natural gatherings.
Immediately following the boiled books project, Thelma's piece was a vibrant, full of color oil on canvas.

Artist:  Thelma Triplett

DAily Bicycle Sketching Journal
140# watercolor paper, leather
linen, glass and copper beads
bicycle and bonbon ribbons,
coptic stitch binding

Artist: Patti Kirch