Studio artist Alicia Bailey (Denver, CO) creates book and box works that include elements beyond surface-printed images and text; they move beyond traditional book forms and embrace presentation flexibility, innovative page folding tactics, rigid page construction and use of alternative materials. Alice produces artists’ book works and sculptural books, and publishes limited-edition book works under the Ravenpress imprint. Her work has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections. www.aliciabailey.com.
Beth McIlraith is the owner and creator of ‘Second Chance Journals,’ an online business that focuses on creating one-of-a-kind custom journals using upcycled books. Originally from Northern California, Beth discovered book arts after joining NORBAG (North Redwoods Book Arts Guild) in 2008. She started an Etsy shop in 2013 and has made hundreds of journals that have traveled all over the world. In 2017 she moved to Spokane, WA, and began working at the Corbin Art Center, where she teaches art to all ages, preschool through adult. https://www.etsy.com/shop/SecondChanceJournals