Portfolio > Mixed Media: Collage & Book Art

Page Flutter 1, 2, 3
1906 book pages, wooden plaque.
4.5 x 4.5 x 4" each, triptych 4.5 x 15.5 x 4"
2018
Page Flutter 4, 5, 6
1906 book pages, wooden plaque.
4.5 x 4.5 x 4" each, triptych 4.5 x 15.5 x 4"
2018
Accordion book assembled from eco-printed pages using geometric pieces based on triangles and polygons.  Book folds flat (as a 6" square) and can be pulled open/extended into multiple forms as a sculpture.  Nests into a box made from the same eco-printed
Eco-printed watercolor paper, thread.
6.5 x 6.5” enclosed in a box
2019
Made from a vintage baking tin impaled with vintage bread knives, a repurposed “Italia Cucina” cookbook (a family favorite), found locks and chain. (Pages were bound into the tin using waxed linen thread, then scored with an electric carving knife).
Vintage bread baking tin and knives, repurposed “Italia Cucina” cookbook, found locks and chain.
20 x 13 x 5”
2018
This artwork was inspired by the ever-present pile of unmatched socks in my house - hopeful socks, waiting for the perfect match to reappear and take them out of their limbo state in the 'missing a partner' basket.
Unfinished shoes, unmatched socks, antique parson's chair, and poetry by C. Feeney.
36 x 24 x 8.5”
2016
Old sewing patterns repurposed into an interactive book that documents sewing work from women in my life.
Vintage thread holder, thread, sewing patterns and notions.
13” x 9 x 9”
2016
Carved book erupting from the 'earth'.
Found geology note cards, leather box, vintage topography map and sand.
2 x 5.75 x 4.25"
2016
Coptic book made to 'unmold' from the vintage pan.
7 ½ x 6 ½ x 6 ½"
2016
Book sculpture encircled with poetry inscribed in silver on the cutting board.
Vintage onion chopper, onionskins and thread, found cutting board, and poetry by C. Feeney.
11.25 x 11.25 x 7.5"
2015
Book sculpture from found box and objects.
Found box, antique key, lock plate, brass stencils and glasses, hand-stitching. Cover image design by Rafael Osés.
box size closed 8.625 x 4.74 x 2.75”
2015
Book sculpture enclosed in bell jar.
Bell jar, flash cards, fishing line, lures, photos, & bolts.
8.5" x 7" x 7"
2015
Accordian Book sculpture
Vintage flash cards, fabric trim and gold leaf, poetry by C. Feeney, tally marks by V. Gangi (my dad) on Albanene vellum, and beads.
10 x 7 x 1” closed (accordion book)
2015
Wall sculpture created from discarded guitar strings, courtesy of Balkun Guitar shop.
Guitar Strings
2014
Dear
Photo on vintage handkerchief, letter reprinted on vellum, communion cups and daisy petals.
2014
Seven
Prints on vellum, trays, graphite and roses.
15 x 46"
2014