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(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


Christine Martell

Fort Collins, Colorado


ter 5

poplar, cut book pages, hemp and encaustic

21 x 5 x 5

© 2012


I have been repurposing books for about three years. My work combines cut up books with wood working and encaustic. I want form to be the most important element and content seems to just fall into place. I love the intimacy of these pieces that are never large. Encaustic and cutting through pages obscures the text and makes them somewhat mysterious. While technology has been taking a serious bite into book publishing I think my work gives books back a piece of nobility enshrining them in a new form.

Christine Martell was born in Boulder and lives and works in Fort Collins. She has a BFA in Sculpture (1971) and an MFA in Painting (1987) from Colorado State University. She has been an instructor in the Colorado State University Art Department for 13 years.