Comments from the book artist: I am a freelance artist in Iowa City IA with work varying widely from design and straightforward lettering, to illustrations and art. I am calligrapher, lettering artist, assemblage artist, and one of a kind book artist. As an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Iowa, I teach a variety of classes for the University’s Center for the Book including a history of lettering, and several in basic and more advanced calligraphic hands. My personal lettering work uses text as a medium to create images that speak in a visual but not necessarily literal way. I have been using traditional calligraphic methods and materials to transcribe words for clients and at times to create art that feels historic, but challenges the traditional relationships of foreground to background and expectations of legibility.
I am also very fond of creating assemblages of found objects either for myself or for interested persons on a commission basis. My work has been seen internationally in many shows and publications including Letter Arts Review. She teaches workshops and private lessons.
Artist's web site: http://cheryljacobsen.com
This artist is a: Calligrapher and makes Handmade Books, Blank Books, Miniature Books, Illustrated Books and Limited Edition Books.
Audience Types: All ages
Do you encourage visits to your studio or business? yes
Are you willing to do programs or exhibits for libraries, schools or other groups? yes
If so, are there fees associated with your program or exhibit? Yes, $100/hour.
Mailing Address: 2718 E. Court Street Iowa City Iowa, 52245
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org