Laura's Special Box (version 1.0)
       
     
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 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail /   "when I was about ten, my dad brought home two big tubs of random legos from a coworker. as my brother built spaceships, houses, and cars, I searched for these tiny, clear, colored "gems".
       
     
 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail
       
     
 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail /   "I always make collections and still do to this day."
       
     
 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail
       
     
Remnants
       
     
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An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder
       
     
 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /  the first section of the book discusses what S.A.D is and its causes
       
     
 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   these sections discuss various treatment methods
       
     
 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   these sections discuss various treatment methods
       
     
 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   these sections discuss various treatment methods
       
     
 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   this pop up illustrates the transition of daylight hours when seasons change
       
     
Time
       
     
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Hands On
       
     
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Dreams
       
     
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Laura's Special Box (version 1.0)
       
     
Laura's Special Box (version 1.0)

6 x 6 x 4 inches / photographs, construction paper, collected objects / this unconventional book is documentation of the artist's most prized procession from childhood, her "special box" / each photograph is paired with a brief description of the memory attached to the object(s) within the image / the objects included in the box are more recent additions to this collection, illustrating the artist's connection to her childhood while at the same time exhibiting maturation (in a sense) of selection

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Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail

 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail
       
     

Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail

 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail /   "when I was about ten, my dad brought home two big tubs of random legos from a coworker. as my brother built spaceships, houses, and cars, I searched for these tiny, clear, colored "gems".
       
     

Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail / 

"when I was about ten, my dad brought home two big tubs of random legos from a coworker. as my brother built spaceships, houses, and cars, I searched for these tiny, clear, colored "gems".

 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail
       
     

Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail

 Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail /   "I always make collections and still do to this day."
       
     

Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail / 

"I always make collections and still do to this day."

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Laura's Special Box (version 1.0) - detail

Remnants
       
     
Remnants

9 x 9 inches / hand-bound book, watercolor, acrylic, marker, ink, collage / this book explores close relationships the artist has/had through prose and imagery

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Remnants - detail

An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder
       
     
An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder

~5 x 9 inches / paper, acrylic, ink / this book explores the treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D), a mood disorder that affects many people during winter months, increasing depression and fatigue due to shortened sunlight exposure and the cold temperatures

 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /  the first section of the book discusses what S.A.D is and its causes
       
     

An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /

the first section of the book discusses what S.A.D is and its causes

 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   these sections discuss various treatment methods
       
     

An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail / 

these sections discuss various treatment methods

 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   these sections discuss various treatment methods
       
     

An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail / 

these sections discuss various treatment methods

 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   these sections discuss various treatment methods
       
     

An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail / 

these sections discuss various treatment methods

 An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail /   this pop up illustrates the transition of daylight hours when seasons change
       
     

An Artistic Book on Seasonal Affective Disorder - detail / 

this pop up illustrates the transition of daylight hours when seasons change

Time
       
     
Time

4 x 6 x 1 inches folded, 18 x 24 inches unfolded / paper, ink / a book illustrating the artist's daily routine

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Hands On
       
     
Hands On

2 x 3 inches folded, ~9 x 3 inches unfolded / collage, ink / a matchbook book exploring collage in miniature

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Hands On - detail

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Hands On - detail

Dreams
       
     
Dreams

5 x 5 inches folded, ~5 x 18 inches unfolded / hand bound book, watercolor, ink, photographs / a book illustrating and describing the artist's dreams through photographs and short, written descriptors

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Dreams - detail

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Dreams - detail