about this piece
Calligraphy on paste decorated paper with woven paste paper circle design. Hanging accordion fold book. Includes poems by Thoreau, Whitman and Zi-ye.
Jan Owen, an artist from Belfast, Maine combines her love of color and line, music and poetry, medieval manuscripts and Asian calligraphy in her work.
Her work incorporates hand lettering, brush marks, paste decorated papers, and words by various authors into hanging books or panels. Her work is shown internationally and is in the collections of the Library of Congress, National Museum of Women in the Arts, and university special collections.