"The journal never worked. It was the letters, spread from Spain to Oklahoma that chronicled my life."
Offset printed folder (interior) serves as a packet for facsimile letters fragments that represent major and minor correspondences.
Ribbon and sealing wax closure.
Offset Artist Book, interior of packet
Offset Artist Book, interior with facsimile letters and cards.
Designed and printed by Susan E. King, during the year of the Bi-centennial. Chronicles various journeys from home, including 1st day of the first grade, journey to adulthood, night journeys of dreams.
Offset, saddlestitched. Printed at the Women's Graphic Center with cranky offset press.
"He came into my life with breathless, continental charm . . . "
Jean Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg still from the New Wave film "Breathless."
Letterpress printed on Wedding Stationary with double envelopes. Decided on dingbats of cranes (or Herons?) to represent birds of paradise plants at new studio location. Will call my press Paradise.
first letterpress book of the press
Double envelopes and book sewn into wedding announcement
"My dad, the reluctant groom, looks out of the photo with my same low straight look and intensity."
Class photo, Harrison County, Kentucky
Flag book, from a design by Hedi Kyle. Edition of 500, offset and letterpress. Made possible by a grant from Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York.
Open view, of my mother in front of my dad's first car. This book contains stories about women and their cars, from my mother, to aunts, to Gertrude Stein. After my move to L.A. I couldn't help thinking about these stories, and women's mobility.
Offset book printed at Nexus Press in Atlanta through an artist book grant from Nexus.