Mary Patton

Address414 Brown St.
CityIowa City
State/ProvinceIA
Postal Code52245
CountryUSA
Phone Number(641) 430-9970
E-mail Addressmfpatton3@gmail.com
WebsiteNA

First interest in hand papermaking process: 2007

First piece of handmade paper: 2008

First handmade paper artwork: 2009

Beginning of active practice: 2009

Mary's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses papermaking for three-dimensional work
  2. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work
  3. Collector
  4. Educator or researcher who lectures about hand papermaking
  5. Educator who teaches hand papermaking (any facet)
  6. Recreational papermaker (for personal development, non-exhibiting)
  7. Writer on topics related to hand papermaking

Mary's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. An individual

Influences on Mary's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Minor

Publications initially important to Mary:

  1. Hand Papermaking : null
  2. By His Labor : null
  3. Japanese Papermaking : Tim Barrett
  4. Papermaking : Dard Hunter
  5. The Papermaker's Companion : Helen Heibert

Publications eventually important to Mary:

  1. Hand Papermaking : null
  2. By His Labor : null
  3. Japanese Paper : Tim Barrett
  4. Papermaking : Dard Hunter
  5. The Papermaker's Companion : Helen Heibert

Countries where Mary's studied:

Raw materials used by Mary in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. abaca - purchased fiber

Chemicals used by Mary for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Tools and methods used by Mary for beating in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. Hollander beater
Used Sometimes
  1. hand beating

Style of sheet forming used by Mary in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: null

Teaching formats used by Mary:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Mary's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. none

Narrative:

My first phase of working with paper was taught to me by Andrea Peterson. I work primarily with Abaca fiber and reed to form sculptures. My work can be found on my Etsy page: https://www.etsy.com/shop/YESpaper I am interested in paper as: sculptural material, substrait for plants, a material to communicate possbility.

Questions:

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