Carolyn Leigh
Cathy DeForest
CB Sherlock
Claire Owen
Claire Van Vliet
Ellen Knudson
Emily Tipps
Jan Owen
Jeff Nilan
Karen Hanmer
Madelyn Garrett
Meda and Veda Rives
Rebecca Chamlee

Rutherford Witthus
Sammy Lee
Sue Huggins Leopard
Susan Collard
Susan Share
Suzanne Sawyer
Thomas Parker Williams
Tom Virgin


Jeff Nilan

Delaware, Ohio, USA



archival paper

4 x 6 x ¼

$ 200

© 2009

edition size: 25

Archival pigment prints, board-book binding.

Ground threads together images of planting and harvesting, burying and unearthing, of fresh life and recent death. The book is part of a larger project focused on the people and landscape of rural southwestern Iowa.

Jeff Nilan received his MFA from Indiana University. Growing up in Nebraska, his art draws influence from the landscape and culture of the Midwest. Jeff is interested in the ways that art reflects and shapes the mythology of a region. His handmade books focus on the people, landscape, and structures of rural southwestern Iowa. Jeff currently resides in Delaware, Ohio and is Associate Professor of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University.