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[BKARTS] Acclaimed master papercutting Artist Béatrice Coron at Columbia Center for Book & Paper Arts



The Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts is proud to
present acclaimed master papercutting Artist Béatrice Coron.

 
When we think of paper cutting, we generally drift back in time to our
childhoods, when we folded and cut little paper dolls holding hands.
Béatrice¹s paper cuttings are unlike anything you¹ve ever seen; beautifully
intricate and delicate designs reveal landscapes, cityscapes, animals,
people and much, much more.

Please join us for a lecture and class with the talented Béatrice Coron!

Béatrice Coron Lecture
Friday, September 16, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

In October of 2004, Béatrice was commissioned to create large-scale steel
fences, as part of the Chicago Transit Authority¹s Public Art Program
Commission, administered by the City of Chicago. Her "Seeds of the Future
are Planted Today <http://beatricecoron.com/kostner.html> ," steel fences
can be seen at the Blue Line Kostner Station here in Chicago.

³Seeds " depicts Kostner¹s transformational journey as the community
reinvents itself and invests in the future. The design stresses the many
ideas of connections in commuting and in states of mind. Please join us as
Béatrice Coron takes us on a whimsical journey through streets and towns of
her cityscape papercuts, as well as her most recent works. Ms. Coron is an
internationally acclaimed master paper cutter with works in major
international collections.
 
Paper Cutting Workshop
Béatrice Coron
 
Paper cutting is a simple yet sophisticated art form that has been practiced
in many times and cultures. In this workshop you will explore beyond the
basics of papercutting through a wide variety of techniques, including the
use of positive and negative space utilizing silhouettes to create powerful
imagery; composition of colored papers in assemblage; printing on paper and
textiles from paper cut pochoirs; and dimensional papercutting. You will
create original illustrations, a stencil for creating multiples, and receive
advice on paper and tricks of the trade. Both beginners and advanced
students are welcome.
 
Lecture - September 16, 2005, 6:30 PM
Class ­ September 17 & 18, 10:00AM ­ 4:00 PM
Cost 144.00 Non-Members 130.00 Members
Columbia Center for Book and Paper Arts
1104 S. Wabash Ave., 2nd Floor
312-344-6630
 

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