Thyme in the Studio

Leslie A. Grossman of aLGae Book and Paper on How to make a book without losing your marbles

Episode Summary

Sara Marie Miller and Leslie A. Grossman talk about the magic of seaweed, making books, marbling paper, screenprinting and monoprinting and so much more! Leslie is an artist, teacher, curator and owner of aLGae Book and Paper. She teaches workshops at Peters Valley and curates a gallery in Philadelphia while making her own handmade marbled paper and stitching them into her gorgeous artist books and sketchbooks. We dive into teaching and making art after grad school, honoring the flow of making work and building up a reservoir of ideas. We talk about how cats are endlessly inspiring, how to figure out a business name and the advantages of putting seaweed on your vagina. Also ,Sol Lewitt and Keith Smith are terrific.

Episode Notes

Sara Marie Miller and Leslie A. Grossman talk about the magic of seaweed, making books, marbling paper, screenprinting and monoprinting and so much more! Leslie is an artist, teacher, curator and owner of aLGae Book and Paper. She teaches workshops at Peters Valley and curates a gallery in Philadelphia while making her own handmade marbled paper and stitching them into her gorgeous artist books and sketchbooks. We discuss teaching and making art after grad school, honoring the flow of making work and building up a reservoir of ideas. We talk about how cats are endlessly inspiring, how to figure out a business name and the advantages of putting seaweed on your vagina. Also, Sol Lewitt and Keith Smith are terrific.

https://www.leslieagrossman.com/algae/
https://www.etsy.com//shop/aLGaeBookAndPaper
http://www.keithsmithbooks.com
https://www.aidazea.com/
http://www.saramariemiller.me/

Intro and outro music by Komiku

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