Evolution of the Mysterious: Transforming the Ancient Art of Paper Marbling
Presenter: Pam Smith
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1 pm to 3 pm
Open to the Public; Free
New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM
A program of the Santa Fe Book Arts Group www.santafebag.org
Pam Smith’s talk will feature work exhibited at the 6th International Congress of Marblers (held in Istanbul in May 2016). Pam will show how both historic technique and ingenious new design have come together in a whole new artistry. Pam Smith is known for her marbled papers that she makes under the imprint of Marblesmith. She resides in Abiquiu, New Mexico, and was the longtime printer at the Museum of New Mexico Palace Press. She is the author of Passions in Print: A History of Private Press Artistry in New Mexico, 1834-Present.