Alicia adores working with art objects. She hopes that her artists’ books help you broaden your world, spend a more extended time with an artwork, and see how it feels to have an intimate experience with an art object. To be able to hold it in your hands and then not know what’s going to happen when you turn the page is a pretty exciting thing.
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Alicia Bailey is a studio artist working across multiple disciplines. She has focused on book arts and assemblage since the mid-nineties, producing artists’ books, sculptural books and limited edition books. Her work embraces a wide variety of methods and materials. It has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections. An archive of her work in the book arts is under development at Penrose Special Collections, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. Alicia is also owner/director at Abecedarian Gallery in Denver. The gallery, located in Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, has an ongoing commitment to and focus on book arts and works on paper.
[box type=”note” style=”rounded” border=”full”]Learn more and see all of Alicia’s art at aliciabailey.com →[/box]
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