kathryn menard

Address3431 NW Raleigh St
CityPortland
State/ProvinceOR
Postal Code97210
CountryUSA
Phone Number503 243-5328
E-mail Addresskatmenard@comcast.net
Websitenull

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1986

First piece of handmade paper: 1986

First handmade paper artwork: 1986

Beginning of active practice: 1987

kathryn's Work in Hand Papermaking:

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

kathryn's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Workshops

Influences on kathryn's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Publications initially important to kathryn:

  1. Papermaking : Jules Heller
  2. Plant Fibers For Papermaking : Lilian Bell
  3. Art and Craft of Handmade Paper : Vance Studley

Publications eventually important to kathryn:

  1. Japanese Papermaking : Tim Barrett
  2. Teaching Hand Papermaking : Gloria Zmolek Smith
  3. Paper Casting(?) : Winifred Lutz
  4. Papermaking for Printmakers : Elspeth Lamb
  5. Hand Papermaking Magazine : null

Countries where kathryn's studied:

Raw materials used by kathryn in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. abaca - purchased fiber
Used Rarely
  1. gampi - fiber prepared in house
  2. other fiber : Iris, sunflower

Chemicals used by kathryn for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

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

Used Sometimes
Used Rarely
  1. hand beating

Style of sheet forming used by kathryn in Hand Papermaking:

Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: 4 - adult

Teaching formats used by kathryn:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
  1. workshops
Used Rarely
  1. classes
  2. demonstrations

kathryn's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. a little

Narrative:

I enjoy paper casting, as well as the combination of pulp painted sheets with Japanese style printmaking (woodblock).

Questions:

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