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ASLEEP IN THE DEEP, is a story about evolution and the emergence of flowering plants upon the earth. The book reflects Owen?s interest in using events in the natural world as metaphors for the human experience.
The images are relief etchings printed on Arches cover, with hand applied color. There are 23 images, 10 3/4 inches, a title page, introduction page, frontispiece piece and colophon leaf. The book is contained in a clamshell box, with granite Elephant Hide cover paper. The cover also has inlaid paper decorations and is gold stamped. ASLEEP IN THE DEEP was printed in an edition of 40, and is signed by the artist.
story and prints by Claire Owen | binding by Daniel Tucker | Turtle Island Press | Price: $1000
10% discount offered to libraries
Latest NewsNew Project and Exhibit!
Bartram’s Boxes Remix project of the Center for Art in Wood and Bartram Gardens
A collaborative with poet Beth Feldman Brant in which I constructed 3 boxes that contain artifacts from trees, handmade books with Brandt’s poems and scrolls. The images and poems explore three themes of Journeys, Helpmeets, and Storms.
Exhibit opens: May 2 and continues to July 19th
Center for Art in Wood
141 N. 3rd St Philadelphia, PA 19106