Amy Leners

Address2942 N Dawson Ave
CityChicago
State/ProvinceIL
Postal Code60618
CountryUSA
Phone Number3124859980
E-mail Addressamy.leners@loop.colum.edu
Websiteamyleners.com

First interest in hand papermaking process: 0

First piece of handmade paper: 2009

First handmade paper artwork: 2009

Beginning of active practice: 2009

Amy's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses handmade paper for book arts
  2. Artist who uses papermaking for three-dimensional work
  3. Educator who teaches hand papermaking (any facet)

Amy's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Classroom instruction

Influences on Amy's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Primary
Modest
Minor

Publications initially important to Amy:

  1. Hand Papermaking Magazine : null

Publications eventually important to Amy:

  1. Hand Papermaking Magazine : null
  2. The Papermaker's Companion : Helen Hiebert
  3. Papermaking with Garden Plants and Common Weeds : Helen Hiebert
  4. Papermaking : Dard Hunter
  5. Japanese Papermaking: Traditions, Tools and Techniques : Timothy Barrett

Countries where Amy's studied:

Raw materials used by Amy in Hand Papermaking:

Chemicals used by Amy for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Rarely

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

Used Sometimes
  1. paint mixer or Whiz Mixer
Used Rarely

Style of sheet forming used by Amy in Hand Papermaking:

Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: 2014

Teaching formats used by Amy:

Used Routinely
  1. classes
  2. demonstrations
Used Rarely

Amy's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. a little

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