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First interest in hand papermaking process: 1982
First piece of handmade paper: 1982
First handmade paper artwork: 1982
Beginning of active practice: 1982
Years teaching hand papermaking: 1988 to present
Catherine Nash 1983- Introcourse NAU, Flagstaff, AZ 1985-1994 Phone Consultations for various research: Sherrill Cunning, Elaine Koretsky, Kathryn Clark 1987 - Japan : *Asao Shimura (teacher/collaborator: created editioned artist book together) *Akira Kurosaki (professor, Kyoto Seika University) *Observed Ichibei Iwano and his workshop among others in Echizen 1987- became member of IAPMA 1990- bought Reina beater 1991 - Papermaking Intensive taught by Elaine and Donna Koretsky, guest instructor Neil Bonham, Carriage House Paper, Brooklyn. 1993 - Course taught by Krista Speiler at Women’s Studio Workshop. Lutz style bark fibers casting. 1995 - Japan: *IAPMA conference Kyoto *studied with Minoru Fujimori at Awagami Factory *met Alison Leggat of Oslo. *became a member of FDH 1996-2002 traveled to Europe to teach. *1996 IAPMA conference in Copenhagen. Post conference tour thru Denmark/Sweden, *met Swedish Margareta Mannervik (collaborated and taught); *met Helmut Frerick with whom taught 2X. *collaborating with Norwegian Alison Leggat in Oslo: refining earth pigments for use as paper colorant. We presented at the IAPMA Italy 2000 conference. I published an article in Summer '03, HMP Magazine. *Italy: (1996-2000) Visited Fabriano Papermill, Visited site of Magnani Papermill. With interpreter Paola Lucchesi, interviewed last papermaker of Magnani Mill who was then gatekeeper for closed mill (unpublished). 2000 IAPMA conference, Sarteano, Italy. *Germany: 1999 “Faszination Papier 7”: International Paper Symposium at Schloss Wrangelsberg, Germany. Collaborative participant with 10 paper artists from Germany, Sweden, Poland, Latvia. *France: 2000 visited several papermills. 2005 *Taught at Australian Forum for Textile Arts, Geelong, Australia. *Visited studios of Australian papermakers Gail Stiffe, Anne Marie Power, Papermakers of Victoria. *Traveled to New Zealand to visit with Mark Lander in Christchurch. 2006 FDH Meeting Chillicothe, OH. Hollander beater session with David Reina, Howie Clark, Lee Scott McDonald. Decided to learn more by researching artist use of Hollander. 2006-2008 interviewed 25 international artists about their hollander practices, compiled data in chartform so I could compare notes. Indebted to them for their generous sharing. Phone call interviews and info gleaning with Dave Hendricks, retired paper engineer from Voith and David Reina. Email research - Fred Seigenthaler. Published “Beater Finesse for the Artist”, HMP Mag’s Summer 2008.