Rhiannon Alpers [WORKSHOP] papermaking

Monday, September 27, 2021

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Rhiannon Alpers, has an MFA in Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in Book Arts from UC Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies. She is a papermaker, letterpress printer and book artist.  She has exhibited internationally, and her edition and one of a kind artist books are produced under the Gazelle and Goat Press imprint.  Rhiannon will demonstrate how to make paper incorporating food scraps and basic materials. 

This workshop is part of Community Table: Creative Approaches to Addressing Food Insecurity

This collaborative project focuses on student-made resources to raise awareness and address food scarcity and insecurity among SJSU students and surrounding San Jose communities. Students in Art, Design, Nutrition, Art Education, and Animation will participate in a series of workshops, lectures, design challenges, and cooking events, engaging in cross-departmental projects that explore creative solutions to food insecurity and related issues.

Project organizers
Michelle Wilson, interdisciplinary arts, lecturer
Irene Carvajal, interdisciplinary arts, lecturer
Cynthia Cao, gallery technical coordinator

gallery@sjsu.edu sjsu.edu/ThompsonGallery 


Sponsored by the College of Humanities & the Arts Artistic Excellence Programming Grant and the Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery

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