Morgan Conservatory Residency Program Attracts International Artists

In America, active papermaking studios are few and far between. Consequently, artist residencies with access to papermaking equipment are also rare. The Morgan Conservatory’s residency program is vital to the survival of this artistic medium and has been receiving more out-of-state and international applications every year. “Hand papermaking hasn’t been part of art school curriculum study for a long time. […]

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Let Your Love Flow

  This is not about that old song by the Bellamy Brothers. The Morgan Conservatory scored in a big way last year by landing a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and if you’ve been around the papermaking studio the last few months you’ve probably seen some of the result. Claudio Orso-Giacone, one of the artists supported there […]

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Into the Third Dimension: Unknown Terrains at the Morgan Conservatory

The Morgan Conservatory’s mission is the preservation and advancement of “the ancient art of papermaking.”  That mission is well-served by its exhibition opening this week, Unknown Terrain. Breaking preconceptions about paper in the fine arts, the Morgan’s show hosts more than a half dozen large installation made entirely or primarily out of paper. Paper is most often treated as a […]

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