Handmade Paper Pop Shop featuring Kathy Gurwell!
Local Houston artisan Kathy Gurwell, joins Burning Bones Press’ Print Boutique, for a one day pop shop of hand-made paper goods.
Various types of Kathy Gurwell’s handmade papers will be available for purchase at the Burning Bones Press Print Boutique, from 10:00am - 2:00 pm. Kathy will be in the shop to answer questions about her papers and process of making paper.
About Kathy Gurwell;
Kathy Gurwell has years experience in the fields of paper and printing, beginning with her graphic arts study in Paris and continuing as a Curator Fellow at Tamarind Lithography Institute in Albuquerque, NM, the Museo della Carta in Fabriano, Italy, and Awagami Paper Factory in Japan. She has demonstrated papermaking in San Francisco, Santa Fe, and Houston, where she now lives. Her artistry in this field was recognized a few years ago when Lord & Taylor invited her to display and sell her products at a show of Santa Fe artists in their principal New York City store. In 2001 she was commissioned to make a 40 x 40 in. piece of paper for the opening of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
She is a volunteer and Instructor of paper making at The Printing Museum in Houston, and the Austin Book Arts Center in Austin, Texas.