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


Karen Hanmer

Glenview, Illinois, USA


Whirlwind Romance

inkjet prints and found images

6 ¾ x 4 ¼ x 3

$ 750

© 2011

edition size: 3

This carousel book pairs text from the archetypal 1813 romance novel by Jane Austen with images cut from the covers of its modern counterparts. Background pattern references Regency era roller-printed textiles.

Karen Hanmer‘s artists’ books and design bindings intertwine cultural and personal memory. She exhibits internationally, and her work is included in collections ranging from The Getty Museum and the Library of Congress to Yale University and Graceland. She is a leader in the book arts community, having served on the editorial board of The Bonefolder, and as frequent exhibition curator. She offers workshops and private instruction focusing on a solid foundation in basic binding skills.