Jan Fairbairn-Edwards

AddressLe mas du tel
CitySumene
State/ProvinceGard
Postal Code30440
CountryFRANCE
Phone Number0033467825195
E-mail Addresschainedepapier@wanadoo.fr
Websitehttp://janfairbairn-edwards.pagesperso-orange.fr/

First interest in hand papermaking process: 1990

First piece of handmade paper: 1990

First handmade paper artwork: 1995

Beginning of active practice: 2000

Jan's Work in Hand Papermaking:

  1. Artist who uses handmade paper for book arts
  2. Artist who uses papermaking for two-dimensional work

Jan's Introduction to Hand Papermaking:

  1. Other : workshops with Maureen Richardson

Influences on Jan's Work in Hand Papermaking:

Publications initially important to Jan:

  1. Handmade paper : Maureen Richardson
  2. The Art of Papermaking with Plants : maire - jeanne Lorenté
  3. Paper clay : Rosette Gault
  4. Joanne Kaare : paper& bookmaking

Publications eventually important to Jan:

  1. paper weight newsletter : null
  2. IAPMA publications : null

Countries where Jan's studied:

Raw materials used by Jan in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
  1. abaca - purchased fiber

Chemicals used by Jan for cooking fibers in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
  1. other : lye solution made from wood ash
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

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

Used Routinely
  1. other : wooden mallet my main method
Used Sometimes
  1. blender
  2. hand beating
Used Rarely

Style of sheet forming used by Jan in Hand Papermaking:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Years teaching hand papermaking: null

Teaching formats used by Jan:

Used Routinely
Used Sometimes
Used Rarely

Jan's Income Contribution from Hand Papermaking:

  1. some

Narrative:

paperweight group (UK) giving advice &support. Creative embroidery City & guilds introduced to unusal ways of using handmade paper. History of Art study and ceramics, many artists work but not paper makers. ie Land artists (60s) in particular IAPMA most important influence. Founded a paper association in france Chaine de Papier to to collaborate with other paper maker artists in france

Questions:

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