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Alice Austin
Andrea Peterson
Beata Wehr
Candace Hicks
Ellen Singer-Vine
Erin Sweeney
Gail Smuda
Heather Doyle-Maier
Heidi Zednik
Leah Virsik
Macy Chadwick/Lisa Hasegawa
Rhiannon Alpers
Sandra C. Fernandez
Sara Press
Sharon McCartney
Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord


Leah Virsik

Oakland, California, USA



found and painted paper and thread on gessoed muslin

4 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/4

© 2012


Slot and Tab book


Sewing Directions

found papers, stitching, thread, wax paper, glued tyvek spine

5 x 3 x 1/2

© 2011


Accordion Storage binding

Leah Virsik creates collage and three-dimensional objects with found and painted papers and thread. She rips up and recombines paper, exploring the themes of value and abundance and how they interconnect. She teaches collage and book arts at the Richmond Art Center and in her Oakland, CA studio.