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Re: [BKARTS] Nancy Leavitt



Nancy Leavitt was an apprentice of mine in 1992 and calligraphed the title page of my book, "Sleep Achiever." I think that's when she began her highway series. I have two of her beautiful books. She is an incredible talent. 

Patrice

> 
> Nancy Leavitt was at Haystack in the 1990s, and it was extraordinary to watch
> her dip her brush and pen into color-- make letters and words come alive.
> Even the scrap papers on which she tested her lines and colors were 
> thought out
> and exquisitely designed. Each became something precious. Often, upon opening
> my files, I come across the small piece of handmade paper on which Nancy
> painted her "signature" highway, text and my name.
> 
> She brought an extraordinary array of flowers from her garden--peonies for
> our studio.
> 
> A L I C E * S I M P S O N
> D A N C E M A R A T H O N
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> WEBSITE:www.alicesimpson.com
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> >
> > Date:    Fri, 24 Jun 2005 15:21:35 -0400
> > From:    Wells Book Arts Center <bookartscenter@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Nancy Leavitt in Aurora, New York
> >
> > The Wells Book Arts Summer Institute is proud to announce a presentation
> > by lettering artist Nancy Leavitt on Tuesday, 28 June at 8pm. The slide
> > lecture will take place in the Chapel, Main Building, on the Wells College
> > campus. Leavitt will speak about her work; time for questions will
> > follow.The event is free and open to the public.
> >
> > The presentation is part of the second session of Wells' inaugural Book Arts
> > Summer Institute. Nancy Leavitt is teaching a seminar entitled "Content,
> > Form and Sequence: Genesis of the Hand Lettered Book" during the week of
> > June 27 through July 1.
> >
> > An internationally recognized lettering and book artist, Nancy Leavitt
> > creates contemporary illuminated manuscript books filled with lettering,
> > poetry and painting. As Calligraphy Correspondent for the national chapter
> > of the Guild of Book Workers, she writes about lettering and book arts. Her
> > work is represented in public and private collections around the world.
> >
> > For more information, please contact the Wells Book Arts Center at
> > 315.364.3420 or visit us at www.wells.edu/bookarts.
> >
> >
> > Sarah Roberts
> > Director of Book Arts Initiatives
> > Wells Book Arts Center
> > 170 Main Street
> > Aurora, New York 13026
> > 315.364.3420
> >
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