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The Fabric Books of Lois Morrison

“The Fabric Books of Lois Morrison”
March 8 – May 31, 2001
Exhibit in the Fourth Floor Gallery
of the John Cotton Dana Library

Opening Reception
Thursday, March 8, 2001
4:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. at the John Cotton Dana Library
Lois Morrison will also conduct a workshop on the construction of "A three-panel, modified carousel book" on Friday, March 23rd, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Enrollment is limited (fee, $40.00).
RSVP for reception; separate RSVP for workshop.
an ostrcih with a halo denying a pleading goat
"The Yellow Goat and Ste. Ostrich"
Sketch by Lois Morrison
January 2001
Lois Morrison is an internationally renowned New Jersey book artist whose works are in the collection of many public and private institutions, including the Library of Congress, the Cleveland Art Institute, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the J. Paul Getty Trust, and the University of Auckland, among many others. The Dana Library exhibition will highlight her distinctive fabric books, whose contents vary from the fri-volous to the serious. The techniques are largely applique, "reverse applique," and the embroidering of words; the textiles she uses are nearly all second-hand, coming from a multitude of sources.

Posted Feb. 6, 2001