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Celebrating the art of paper! Visit with artist Arnold Drake World who creates delicate flowers solely out of napkins. See how James Allen excavates discarded vintage books until they look like sculptures. Watch Mary Wells create mosaics, her life story depicted with hundreds of tiny paper pieces. And Roberta Lavadour's handcrafted books are weaved and twinned to create original works of art.

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Paper Artist Arnold Drake World

OPB | April 14, 2016 8 p.m.

Arnold Drake World is a paper artist who creates intricate, delicate flowers - from napkins.

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Mary Wells, Paper Mosaic Artist

OPB | April 23, 2015 midnight

Mary Wells works with tiny pieces of paper to create pieces that look like paintings - but they're paper mosaics.

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James Allen, Book Arts

OPB | Oct. 8, 2015 midnight

James Allen creates unique book excavations that transform books into sculptures.

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Roberta Lavadour, Book Artist

OPB | Dec. 11, 2008 7 p.m.

Roberta Lavadour makes books as art objects, not vessels for words.

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Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
   

Ronni Lacroute

Additional Support Provided By: The Jackson Foundation, The Roundhouse Foundation