Recently a show was put together in downtown Clarksville showcasing a collection of projects using the hand-carved wood type. Cindy asked the alumni and those who had worked with the press to create a piece for the show… so of course best friend Allison and I decided to collaborate. We met our first semester at Austin Peay and became inseperable… bonding over art, Jesus and our love for music (hence the george michael reference).
I spent an entire summer during my college days with dirty hands in a little old house filled with wonderful wood letters. I count myself so lucky to have had that experience and a chance to work with my dear professor and friend, Cindy Marsh and the press. This small tent is a replica of the life-size piece that we worked on that summer, featuring the first chapter of the book of Genesis.
I was also excited to see that Cindy shared one of my works from her bookmaking class. I had almost forgotten about creating this… 4 smaller books within one book (made from an old cigar box) about my family.