Rona Conti

Address48 Foster Road
CityBelmont
State/ProvinceMA
Postal Code02478
CountryUSA
Phone Number617-484-8034
E-mail Addressronaconti@yahoo.com
Websitewww.ronaconti.com

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1982

First piece of handmade paper: 1982

First handmade paper artwork: 1982

Beginning of active practice: 1982

Rona's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work

Rona's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Workshops

Influences on Rona's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Primary
  1. Other print materials (magazines, newsletters, catalogs)
  2. Other : Dividing my time for the last ten plus years between Japan and the US and studying Japanese calligraphy, I continue to explore and use fragments of my study and embed them in the hand paper making process both in my own studio and at Dieu Donne and other paper making facilities In Japan I visit small hand papermakers and any museums and facilities available related to papermaking. The same has applied when in China and Taiwan, albeit briefly..
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Countries where Rona's studied:

  1. Japan : null
    1. hands-on workshop
    2. demonstration
    3. visit to mill or artist studio

Raw materials used by Rona in Hand Papermaking:

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Chemicals used by Rona for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

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

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Style of sheet forming used by Rona in Hand Papermaking:

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Years teaching hand papermaking: null

Teaching formats used by Rona:

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Rona's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

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Questions:

Because of the deadline, I have only begun to fill out the survey but it said that I could add at a later time. Thus, my responses are basic ones but wish to be a part of this project. Best, Rona Conti