Three Brownie Books 1981
Three Brownie Books 1981

Each book approx 5"W

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Brownie Incident 1981
Brownie Incident 1981

Fabric with stitched text

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Brownie Pie 1981
Brownie Pie 1981

Watercolors sewn together. 9” X 55”

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The Brownie Book Paintings 1981
The Brownie Book Paintings 1981
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Friends and Cameras 1981
Friends and Cameras 1981
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In the early 1980s a vintage 1939 Brownie camera became both my favorite subject matter and a favored art tool. I created a series of shaped books based on paintings of the camera with photos and collages inside.

 

This work, along with enlarged double exposures, was exhibited in Books & Snapshots, at the Phoebe Conley Gallery at Fresno State University, Fresno, CA, in 1982.