Neil Clark
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Linda Kaye-Moses commented on Neil Clark's photo
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"This is so very beautiful. I love the dimensionality of the covers. I'm assuming there is a form/armature on which the leather is stretched. Would you mind describing how that is accomplished? You can email me directly, if you wish…"
May 19, 2012
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Marissa Saneholtz left a comment for Neil Clark
"Congrats for being a featured artist!!!! And great show opening this weekend!"
Oct 4, 2009
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Neil Clark left a comment for Ana M. Lopez
"hi thanks for the good words. yes i know daniel essig's work. he is the person that taught me how to make books just this summer at the penland school of crafts."
Sep 27, 2009
Ana M. Lopez commented on Neil Clark's photo
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"Fantastic, I really love the different media and scale shift. Do you know Daniel Essig's work? http://www.danielessig.com/"
Sep 27, 2009
Brigitte Martin commented on Neil Clark's photo
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"Love it ! Thank you for posting all these images of your wonderful books !"
Sep 26, 2009
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Greenville NC
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For me, art is like a science experiment. I create a problem for myself out of curiosity then set about solving it through trial and error using my knowledge of form and balance.

I gather my inspiration by combing through antique and discount stores. I don't seek out specific items. Instead, I dissect everything I see into its component parts and find those that fit my ideas or inspire new ones. Just like each answer gives birth to new questions, so do my creations spawn new ideas for my next project.

My books are the result of my fascination with strange objects and my love of the book form. The smell and sound of a book fill me with a certain calming satisfaction and the mystery of a secret place I always wanted to be. I combine the Ethiopian style bookbinding technique with the spontaneity of assemblage. The result is an object that comes from that hideaway, that secret cubbyhole that my inner self still longs to visit.
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At 1:45pm on October 4, 2009, Marissa Saneholtz said…
Congrats for being a featured artist!!!! And great show opening this weekend!
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