Push the folded book concept into 3D!

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Utilizing several sculptural techniques and materials (wire, rattan, fabric) we will combine sculptural structures with book structures. Thinking three-dimensionally, we will explore concepts and narrative in new ways. Expecting new responses from our viewers, we will discuss how these structures can be viewed, handled, shared. Additionally, we will push the concept of the folded book structure into our 3D explorations and see what happens when these things collide!

All images: Erin Sweeney


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Instructor: Erin Sweeney

Erin Sweeney lives and works in southern New Hampshire. She received her MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she was awarded the Elizabeth C. Roberts Prize for Graduate Book Arts.  She also has a BFA in Sculpture from the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine.

Sweeney exhibits nationally, most recently at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts and at the Museum of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. In 2019, Sweeney was awarded a Ruth and James Ewing Award for Excellence in the Arts, and in 2020 was a juror for the Awards.

Additionally, Sweeney is the Coordinator of the Art Education program at Plymouth State University. She teaches Art Education and studio courses; develops curriculum, and assessment strategies, and loves to talk about teaching! She also teaches workshops at her Lovely in the Home Press and travels to teach workshops.