Samantha Leigh Kearney, Carousel #6 - Brown Leather
Carousel #6 - Brown Leather, 2021. Cardstock, leather, embroidery thread, 5.25 x 4.875 inches (when closed).
This piece comes from a series of coptic bound carousel books whose pages are hand-stitched. They fold into flat books, but when fully opened, they expose a display of hand-cut pages and a carousel inside.
Samantha Leigh Kearney is a visual artist who strives to maintain her world. She has a concentration in works of paper and constructs different forms to recreate the familiar. She lives and works in New Jersey. She is a graduate of The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor in Fine Art and a minor in Sociology. She plans on continuing the pursuance of her small company, ThriftPrints, a sustainable fashion brand that emphasizes individuality. She is looking forward to expanding her capabilities in printmaking and book arts.