“The Art of the Book” - Silent Auction
Artwork Title: A Wearable Book
Artist: Rachel Bartgis
Medium or Technique(s): Book cloth, acid-free paper, hand-marbled paper, silk thread, metal chain
Item #: 04
Reserve Bid: $40
Artist Statement: Ms. Bartgis is a book conservation technician at the Maryland State Archives and the Folger Shakespeare Library. She graduated from St John's College Annapolis in 2009 and continues to live in the historic district. Her apprenticeship has centered around 17th and 18th century bindings and techniques.
Artist Website: http://tinyurl.com/rachel-m-b