Specimens from the archive of Ruth Wheeler are laminated in between sheets of mica that is then wrapped with copper tape. The pages are coptic bound in a single page across the spine style learned from Keith Smith.
Book: mica, copper, thread, tyvek, feathers, dried grasses, cherry, wax, paper, PMA. Box: book board, book cloth, paper, etched mica label.
Alicia Bailey is a studio artist working across multiple disciplines. She has focused on book arts and assemblage since the mid-nineties, producing artists’ books, sculptural books and limited edition books. Alicia’s work embraces a wide variety of methods and materials. It has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections. An archive of her work in the book arts is under development at Penrose Special Collections, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.