Every 1 - 2022

NBO Members Exhibition


Jan Thomas

Siena

Edition of handpulled original intaglio prints, akua ink on cotton rag paper, assembled and stitched with beading

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H: 6" | W: 6" | D: 5"
Jan Thomas
Cincinnati OH
An interest in collecting old ephemera introduced me to vintage card baskets. This domestic craft popular in the mid century made use of greeting cards cut into template patterns and stitched together. Before long I was using my hand pulled intaglio prints to form dimensional stitched contemporary vessels. Siena is one from my travel series where I explore the use of the printed surface to create contemporary forms with old world charm.
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