detail of (S)Edition by Melissa Jay Craig – foto by Smith

Chicago paper and book maker pulp sculptress Melissa Jay Craig stayed with us 4 days while she installed a show of her paper sculptures at The Morgan here in Cleveland.

The large edition of 99 Amanita Muscaria-ish mushroom books sprouting from the walls is titled (S)Edition.

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Artists: Melissa Jay Craig and Pamela Paulsrud
Opening reception Friday June 18, 7-9 pm

Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation
show runs from June 4 through July 30, 2010

Here’s a taste of Melissa’s portion.

opening is really Friday, June 18 – fotos by Smith

Morgan Art of Papermaking
Conservatory & Educational Foundation
1754 E. 47th Street
Cleveland, OH 44103
Gallery Hours: Wed. – Sat. 10:00 to 4:00

10 Responses

  1. melissa and i go back to the warehouse days in 1981 artistically. she’s about the most creative person i know. and she’s getting a world-wide rep in the paper art world.

  2. Woooww… I want to see this. I love that people create things I can’t even imagine.

    This is awesome. Thanks for the super photos..

    I will try to get to see this when I am there sometime this month.

    thank you

  3. Dear Melissa and Pamela,
    what a wonderful collection of works and ideas,
    we just dismantled Lynn Sures Istanbul pulp painting exhibition.
    God knows we would like to have you in the future
    to inspire Turkish art world to what you are doing.
    enjoy life in good health,

  4. thanks for posting those photos – i need to check that show out while i can – thank you so much

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