Shelburne Museum Presents Paperwork in 3D

Paperwork in 3D features the work of 23 contemporary artists who transform flat sheets of paper into amazing three-dimensional art. Exhibition on view through Oct 30, 2011.

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On exhibit at several galleries throughout the grounds, Paperwork in 3D explores a variety of themes and techniques including: the Japanese art of origami, cut paper, pop-up books and graphic novels, the mathematics of paper engineering, sculpture, and fashion (cross-referencing the exhibit In Fashion in Webb Gallery). Site specific installations include lighted sculpture in the Round Barn silo by Vermont artist Riki Moss, and rain forest animal and plant sculpture in Kalkin House, created by Emma Hardy from Colorado.

From mid-June to mid-August daily scheduled activities in Kalkin House help visitors explore many of the artistic techniques used by the artists in the exhibition.

Featured artists include:

Origamists: Robert Lang, Joel Cooper, Brian Chan and Chris Palmer; sculptors Lauren Clay, Riki Moss, Robert Ostermeyer, Jacqueline Lee Rush, Emma Hardy

Cut paper artists: Doug Beube, Bovey Lee, Michael Velliquette, Beatrice Coron, Hunter Stabler, Karen O’Leary, Jared Andrew Schorr, Matthew Schlian, Nami Yamamoto, Nava Lubelsk, Robert Thé

Book artists: Tom Allen, Brian Dettmer, Sam Ita, Matthew Reinhart

On exhibit in Round Barn, Kalkin House and the Lighthouse galleries.

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