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


Meda Rives and Veda Rives

Normal, Illinois, USA



abaca fiber, pigment, threads, ink

8 ½ x 4 ½ x ½ (closed), 8 ½ x 72 (open)

$ 400

© 2011

edition size: 20

Pigmented handmade paper, wet-into-wet lamination and letterpress.

Streams invites viewers to contemplate water-natural, refreshing, flowing-referencing change, evolution, movement. The healing power of water soothes and rejuvenates body and soul. The accordion format allows movement that mimics this ebb and flow

Meda Rives and Veda Rives are identical twin sisters pursuing interests in printmaking, handmade paper, artists’ books, and BookEnvirons at their studio, Mirror Image Press. Highlights: “Best of Show,” Liturgical and Sacred Art, Springfield, IL; “Honorable Mention,” Amateras Annual Paper Art, Sofia, Bulgaria; solo shows in Boston, MA and Memphis, TN. Veda is Associate Director of Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. Meda teaches art at Eureka College, Eureka, IL.