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Jeanne Petrosky

Mixed Media

Jeanne Petrosky & Dennis Guzenski are partners both in art and marriage, collaborating on their hand made paper art . They have been pushing the limits of papermaking since 1987 by making all their own paper in an unconventional way. Spraying acid-free cotton fibers onto a wire mesh creating a light yet strong sheet of paper up to 4' x 8'. While the pulp is wet, the surface is textured with various tools. Once the paper is dry, it is sealed and embellished with acrylic glazes. Jeanne & Dennis?s art focuses on the appreciation of subtlety and the expansiveness of simplicity, seeing the interplay of color and texture within the form. Their use of texture, layering of papers and a dimensional presentation has become a part of their signature.