Miniature Diorama Boxes with Alicia Bailey
May 6, 10:00 am -4:00 pm at Weehawken Ridgway
Learn to build and finish a small box filled with personal images and objects that are held in place to create a miniature diorama, protected with a fitted piece of plexiglass. After arranging and fastening selected treasures in the box, and fixing the plexiglass in place, the box will be mounted into a case with recessed label and ribbon closure. The case and box sides will be covered with book cloth.
This class is suitable for all skill levels, ages 16 and older. No experience required. Instructor provides all materials. This is a 1-day (6 working hours) workshop. Registered students will be contacted ahead of time with a list of optional supplies to bring to class. Registration is $125 plus a $20 materials fee per student.
About Alicia Bailey: Studio artist and gallery owner Alicia Bailey of Denver, Colorado, has a particular passion for book works that include elements beyond surface printed images and text; that move beyond traditional book forms and embrace presentation flexibility, innovative page folding tactics, rigid page construction and use of alternative materials. Alicia is affiliated with several artists' book professional organizations. She is owner/director of Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, Colorado, founded in 2007 and focused on the exhibition, promotion and sale of contemporary artists' book works. Alicia also acts as an independent curator/juror, instructor/mentor and regional events coordinator in the book arts. In her studio work, she has focused on book arts since the mid-nineties, producing artists' books, sculptural books and limited edition books. Her work has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections.