imagine / fold / become

Joan Son   
an American artist who has devoted her career to the exploration of contemporary origami as fine art.

At The Printing Museum 
June 7, 2019 through December 21, 2019

An installation of retro inspired fashions from origami artist, Joan Son. Based on her original paper doll dress designs from 1959, Joan uses a variety of paper techniques to create full size dress sculptures which honor the past and open the portal to the present. Artist talk on opening night, June 7. 

The Printing Museum • 1324 W Clay St, Houston, TX 77019

Click on this photo for my 15 minutes of fame with Kay Sarver!

talk to Joan

talk to Joan

Was a huge success! 
Mission accomplished simply by clearing the space and transforming it into a gallery. Over 150 people came through in 6 days and we sold lots of art. 
Many thanks to the artists who supported this first project
Sunny McKinnon, 
Suzanne Starr, 
Keiko Kinsey and 
Jim Wilson!
April 26 to May 4, 2019

more to come
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