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Artist Information : Lizanne van Essen
 
Category : Sculpture  
Preferred age groups : Junior + Secondary  
Maximum group size : 12 Pref - (larger groups neg.)  
Workshop Proposals : Paper sculpture, book binding. 'Pop up' paper techniques to make 'pop up' cards, books, boxes or sculpture. The examination of book binding techniques.
1) Alternative Books - Workshop examines the concept of a book - what makes a book a book - unusual forms - books as sculpture
2) Making Books Without a Press - Workshop examines books and paper and explores a variety of ways in which books, conventional or otherwise, can be made
bound and decorated
3) Paper Engineering - Workshop explores the qualities of paper and how it can be manipulated and decorated. Pop-up techniques are taught, leading to books,
boxes or sculpture  
Education/ 
Qualifications :
MA: Modern History - Oxford University.
PGCE - Warwick University.
City & Guilds: Creative Embroidery - North Hertfordshire College.
BA(Hons): Art and Design - University of Hertfordshire.  
Exhibitions : Primavera - Cambridge
Alfred East Gallery - Kettering
Bromham Mill - Bedfordshire
Boxfield Gallery - Stevenage
Old Fire Engine House - Ely
Oriel Myrddin - Carmarthen
Dome Gallery - Braintree
Wexford Arts Centre - Ireland
Gracefield Arts Centre - Dumfries
Conservation Gallery - Cambridge
Conservatory Gallery - Cambridge
Sevenoaks Library - Kent
Lynne Strover Gallery - Cambridge  
Location Info : CAMBS
HERTS
ESSEX
SUFFOLK
NORTHANTS
BEDS
NORFOLK  
Work Experience : Freelance Artist
Craft/Textiles - designed, made & sold - painted and stitched textiles, books, calligraphy and illustrations
Teacher/Coaching Various Posts
Hamilton Kerr Institute Volunteer - Cambridge University Department for the Conservation of Easel Paintings.
Secretary - Various Posts
Advisor - Citizensí Advice Bureau, Royston & Cambridge.  
 
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