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List of artists

(alphabetized by first name)

Amelia Bird
Anna Daedalus
Bonnie Thompson Norman
Bryan Kring
Carrie L. Larson
Casey Gardner
Cathryn Miller
Charlene Asato
Christine Martell
Colin Frazer
Cynthia Colbert
Cynthia Nourse Thompson
Dennis Yuen
Emily Martin
Erin Sweeney
Heather Doyle-Maier
Heather Kasvinsky
Joanne Price
Joshua Orr
Karen Chew & Nanette Wylde
Karen Kunc
Kelly Parsell
Kyle Holland
Laurie Weiss
Lesley Mitchell
Linda K Johnson
Lori Reed
Marie Marcano
Merike van Zanten
Peggy Johnston
Ravi Shukla + S. Arden Hill
Rebecca Chamlee
Rebecca Childers
Sammy Seung-min Lee
Sarah McDermott
Servane Briand
Sun Young Kang
Turner Hilliker


Charlene Asato

Mountain View, Hawaii


The Tube

paper, binder board, linen thread, bone clasp

6¼ x 6¼ x 1¼ closed; 6¼ x 6¼ x 7¼ open

© 2011


I thought the tunnel book was the perfect form to portray a surfer going through the tube. The blue cover represents the blue of the ocean and the white the crest of the wave and the light pouring through. A bit of motion is effected when pages are moved in and out and side to side.

Charlene Asato was born and raised in Hawaii and lived in California for 36 years. While studying calligraphy in the SF Bay Area she was introduced to bookbinding which captivated her. In Hawaii for the past 8 years, she has focused on pursuing her art with an emphasis on bookbinding.