Miniature Diorama Box

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Note: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you acknowledge that you can attend all event dates included below.
Event Overview

In this workshop students will build and finish a small box, 4 x 4 x 1 high, covered with a piece of plexiglass. After arranging and fastening selected treasures in the box, and fixing the plexiglass in place, a protective case will be made, with ribbon closure. The case and box sides will be covered with bookcloth.

This class meets twice. In class #1 (May 16) students will build the boxes and case. In class #2 (May 23) students will design their object layout and fix everything in place before putting the final touches on their boxes.

This class is suitable for all skill levels, ages 16 and older.

The photographs show some of the boxes that students have made in previous classes.

What to Bring

Students will be able to use their own special objects in the miniature boxes. During class #1 we will talk about the suitability and criteria for choosing personal objects. to include

Minimum age

All ages welcome

What's Provided

All materials are provided, except for the personal objects each student will supply for their own, individual box.

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Alicia Bailey

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Studio artist and gallerist Alicia Bailey, Denver, Colorado, has a particular passion for book works that include elements beyond surface printed images and text; that move beyond traditional book forms and embrace presentation flexibility, innovative page folding tactics, rigid page construction and use of alternative materials.

Alicia is affiliated with several artists' book professional organizations and has served on the Executive Committee of Guild of Book Workers since 1998. She is owner/director of Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, Colorado, founded in 2007 and focused on the exhibition, promotion and sale of contemporary artists' book works. Alicia also acts as an independent curator/juror, instructor/mentor and regional events coordinator in the book arts. She currently teaches at Art Students League of Denver, and also through many regional art centers throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

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