Melissa Jay Craig

Chicago, Illinois

Night Flight (to Bright Lights)

Artist Book

Defying gravity, the winged book takes flight. Shaped, pigmented handmade abaca paper, edge dyed with walnut dye and sumi ink. Sewn with pigmented kozo inserts to hemp cords with paper cover made of kozo, acrylic and walnut dye. 8 x 11-1/2 x 3"


MELISSA JAY CRAIG is Artist in Residence at the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, where she teaches book arts, sculptural paper, installation, and 3D design. Represented in many public book collections, she has been awarded five consecutive Ragsdale Foundation residencies and is a 2003 recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Finalist's Grant for artists' books.

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