SOLD OUT - Papermaking with Plants
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Learn to make beautiful handmade paper from plants in your own garden! No experience necessary. This class will discuss the basics of harvesting, cooking, and processing plants and forming into sheets of handmade paper. Participants are welcome to bring in contributions from their home gardens. Youll never look at your garden the same way again! About the presenter: Michelle Wilson is a papermaker, printmaker, book and installation artist. Her artworks are in various collections, including Yale University (New Haven, CT), the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, DC), and the Mediatheque Andre Malraux (Strasbourg, France). She is a past Artist-in-Residence at the David and Julia White Colony in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica, the Jentel Artist Residency Program, in Banner, Wyoming, and the San Francisco Center for the Book. Grants she has received include a Puffin Foundation Grant, a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Project Streaming Grant, and an Artist-Investigator Grant from San Francisco's Triangle Arts Lab. In 2007, she was awarded the Lenore Adelman Award for Book Arts. Creative Capital designated her as an "On Our Radar" artist in 2015. In addition, she is a past hand-papermaking advisor to Signa-Haiti, a non-governmental organization developing a sustainable and bio-dynamic economy in Haiti. Visit her website at www.michellewilsonprojects.com.