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Nance Miller – The Art of the Book
Parts/pieces of books reassembled/re-imagined – new stories deepened by old
First Tuesday ArtWalk Opening Reception:
* August 6, 5:30-7:30 pm
Exhibit dates: August 1-31
[Pictured: ENTWINED, 21×20 book, botanical dyes, silk, leather book cover on panel]
Nance Miller Artist Statement
Since the beginning of time humans have searched for a way to leave their mark, have their story remembered. In this series I am exploring the concept of evolution, rebirth, and remembrance. In this body of work I am exploring storytelling by using the traditional format of a book, yet deconstructing it into a new and wholly different form.
Many of the pieces reflect nature, as a nod to the paper’s humble origins. With discarded books, each piece explores storytelling, whether through returning to trees, or by taking on a new form. Parts and pieces are reassembled and re-imagined to tell a story that is ever deepened by the many stories already told in the fibers of its existence.
Contact: (415) 389-4292
Additional time info:
First Tuesday ArtWalk Opening Reception: August 6, 5:30-7:30 pm
Mon-Thu: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: Noon – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
375 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941
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