BookCrossing Label Artists
The first time Sherry applied finger paint to paper in kindergarten, she was hooked on creating color and form on canvas. Sherry progressed from oils in high school, to watercolors in college, and most recently, to Japanese brush painting. The elegant simplicity takes a lifetime to master; a challenge Sherry passionately accepts. As a charter member of the Taka Sumi-e Society, founded in 2002 by Japanese Brush Painting teacher, Takashi Ijichi, she has exhibited annually at Balboa Park in San Diego, CA. Sherry’s paintings are ... view »
Leticia Plate has her roots in different countries and cultures. After an early childhood spent in Buenos Aires, Argentina her family moved to Rome, Italy where she eventually attended The Istituto Grafico di Montecelio, studying printmaking and graphic design. Later on, she followed her true passion for drawing and illustration to New York City where she attended The School of Visual arts, receiving a BFA in illustration.
She has been a freelance illustrator since, working on a variety of illustration assignments inc... view »
Sandra McDonald is a New Mexico native who lived all over the southwest before returning to the land she calls home. Her paintings reflect her passion about the colors of the southwestern landscape. She is a signature member of the New Mexico Watercolor Society and has served on the Board of Directors and Exhibition Committee of the Society. She has been in charge of hanging the shows for NMWS for the past 3 years. Also as a member of the Artists Collaborative, her paintings can be found in local businesses and at Nambe de Lu... view »
Amy Francisconi lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her husband and daughter, a black lab and an ill-tempered mackerel tabby cat. While she has no formal training in calligraphy, it has been a passion of hers for years.
As well as an amateur artist, Amy is an avid reader. Her love affair with books began young, in kindergarten, and has continued on, with unabated passion, throughout her life.
A cyber-friend introduced Amy to BookCrossing. The concept appealed to her and, once she joined, she fell in love with t... view »
I always use the relief print as my method of working - using either vinyl, lino or wood as the engraving/cutting material. The technique I have developed over the years combines printing with coll... view »