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Andrea Peterson Guest Lecture

Hand Papermaking & Sustainability in Art/Craft Practice

Image showing an artist harvesting Queen Anne's Lace

Monday, November 7, 2022
9:00 – 10:00 am


Virtual Event


Lecture / Discussion
Free of charge

Zoom Link

Join us on Monday, November 7 for a virtual lecture by Andrea Peterson of Hook Pottery Paper. Peterson is an artist, hand papermaker, and farmer whose work revolves around sustainability within art/​craft practice, locally grown/​sourced fibers, and human relationships to the environment. Anyone in the community is invited to attend this virtual lecture, which will last approximately one hour with time for Q&A. Registration is not required. 

Andrea Peterson: Hand Papermaking & Sustainability in Art/​Craft Practice
Monday, November 7, 2022 at 9:00 am EST
Zoom Link
Passcode: 728415

Andrea is an internationally exhibiting artist and educator. Her work is multifaceted exploring all types of paper fibers and processes and includes paper works, prints, artist books, and environmental installation pieces. She combines paper arts, printmaking and book arts to make works that address human relationship to the environment. She received her BFA at School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA in printmaking from U of MN in Minneapolis. She has lectured and taught extensively including at Ox-Bow; School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Scuola di Grafica, Venice, Italy; Paper Museum, Steyermeuhl, Austria; Syracuse University; and Indiana University. You can find her work in several private and corporate collections. She currently teaches in the Fiber and Material Studies Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

This guest lecture is presented by The University of Michigan Library’s Book Arts Studio and the Stamps School of Art & Design, and generously supported by Arts at Michigan.