How were books made before the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press? Completely by hand. Every letter, every picture, every page, every color of paint, every quill pen and every paintbrush. Needless to say, they were expensive.
Lots of us still make things by hand even though we can buy everything we need in a store or online. I talked with Zan and Heather in the Gallery to find out why.
Engage. Express. Interact. Learn. Create. Community-based art brings everyone together for a common goal.
The next exhibit at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery will change your perspective about what a book can be. Telling Stories showcases artists’ books, taking storytelling beyond traditional words on pages. Attend the opening reception during the First Friday Artwalk and visit with the show’s curators, enjoy finger foods and mingle with friends and gallery […]
What really happens between exhibits at the Sabatini Gallery? Here are some sneak-peek images of what we are doing to get ready for the next exhibition.
When my grandmother passed away, I experienced first-hand what it feels like to have a complete stranger call a beloved heirloom both “worthless” and “nothing special”.
Pretty madcap Dorothy works in a book-bindery with her friends. Unfortunately, all that work leaves little time for socializing. How is she ever going to find a marriageable fellow? And wait a minute, it’s the 19th century, what are women doing binding books in the first place?
From decorative paper cutting to the world of art , one innovative artist, Lotte Reiniger, utilized this ancient craft to create some of the first animated films and has had a lasting influence on the art world.
A Cut Above, a paper cut exhibit showing at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, features artists Béatrice Coron, Angie Pickman, Clay Rice, Cindy Ferguson and Nikki McClure, who have taken the art form way beyond the craft. Coron’s work includes dresses made from Tyvek, a synthetic, industrial material. Since the ‘80s, her papercuts have been […]