Posts tagged "Illustration"
Featuring: Laura Guerin

Featuring: Laura Guerin

I am so pleased to introduce Laura Guerin to the LAIP community today. I first ran across Laura’s delightfully frenetic illustrations on Etsy, and they’re a treat.  So too is her vision of the ideal library– and her perspective on how the experience of handling artist’s books and seeing their work as they intended can deepen the...
Featuring: Danielle Kroll

Featuring: Danielle Kroll

Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Danielle Kroll, an illustrator whose work includes many projects that are closely tied to literature and books, both in terms of content and as a physical canvas on which to create new art. Enjoy! ~ Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Please tell us a little bit...
Featuring: Alison Rutsch

Featuring: Alison Rutsch

I am so pleased to introduce Alison Rutsch to the LAIP community today. Alison’s beautiful illustrations caught our eye, particularly those that re-imagine the possibilities of education, but her work as an art educator in Providence– often in collaboration with Providence Community Libraries– is what sealed the deal. Read on for her thoughtful and inspiring...
Minneapolis Central Library's picture files, where past & present coexist

Minneapolis Central Library’s picture files, where past & present coexist

by Andy Sturdevant.  Originally published on August 1, 2012 in the MinnPost weekly arts column, The Stroll and re-posted on the Library as Incubator Project on August 16th, 2012. Up on the third floor of the Minneapolis Central Library, past the racks of CDs and near the drawers of sheet music, there are several rows of...
Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Book pages as canvases, inspiring stories, and a massive installation of rubber gloves.  Today’s featured artist is a wealth of library-incubated awesomeness– read on to learn more about Jessica’s transformative experience with Ulysses and her favorite libraries.  Enjoy! ~Erinn Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Tell us about your artistic practice in general– what is your training,...
Featuring: Maps by Sam Storck-Post

Featuring: Maps by Sam Storck-Post

My younger brother has always been almost as much of a reader as me, and years ago he started drawing literary inspired maps. He has drawn a lot of inspiration from our favorite fantasy books, and I recently sat down to ask him to share a bit more about his art. -Holly   Library as...
Out of the Archives: Featuring Anja Sieger

Out of the Archives: Featuring Anja Sieger

This feature originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project on October 05, 2012.  Anja Sieger, a Milwaukee-based artist who works in multiple art forms including cut paper, graced us with this lively interview. We loved her so much that we asked her to write a series for us: Libraries Fuel Creativity, Everyone is a Library of...
The Art, Music & Recreation Center at San Francisco Public Library

The Art, Music & Recreation Center at San Francisco Public Library

On the fourth floor of the Main San Francisco Public Library you can find the Art, Music & Recreation Center, which houses  special collections in many areas of art.There is a Bay Area Musicians and Performing Artists File, which contains a variety of information on performing artists from the late 1960s to present: newspaper clippings,...
Featuring: Vickie Moore

Featuring: Vickie Moore

Today’s feature is a real treat– re-purposed library catalog cards turned into topical works of art! Artist Vickie Moore lets each card’s topic inform her illustration, and she’s always looking for more. Check the links below to find out how to send her your cast-off cards & give them new life! ~Erinn Library as Incubator...
Featuring: Briony Morrow-Cribs

Featuring: Briony Morrow-Cribs

Today we are so pleased to welcome Briony Morrow-Cribs to the Library as Incubator Project. Her experience with libraries is one that many of us can relate to and one, I think, that librarians can learn from! ~ Laura Tell us a bit about yourself, and the type of creative work you do. If I was...
Shadows! Demons! Dancers!: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Shadows! Demons! Dancers!: A Guest Blog by Anja Notanja Sieger

Today’s feature shares another glimpse into artist Anja Notanja Sieger’s creative process, this time with an exciting new series of papercut work that examines the shadow self of the artist. Don’t miss the other posts: Libraries Fuel Creativity, Everyone is a Library of Experiences, and In Which She Is Challenged to a Duel!. ~Erinn Shadows!  Demons!  Dancers! Shadows!  Demons! ...
Exploring Coverbrowser.com

Exploring Coverbrowser.com

Our feature articles on libraries and artists have been going positively gangbusters this winter (which I love, don’t get me wrong) so I thought it might be nice to highlight one of the many eye candy-heavy (not to mention ridiculously valuable to students and lovers of history and literature) sites that the Incubators have come across...