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Tie-in Talk: “On the Blade’s Edge: Papercut Traditions from Around the World”

Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30pm

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Tuesday, October 18th
6:30-7:30pm

Join Jerushia Graham, Museum Coordinator for the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking, as she takes you on a journey through the history of papermaking, discusses paper cut traditions from around the world, and provides insights behind her own artwork featured in the current exhibit at the Reeves Gallery, Paper Cuts . The evening will conclude with a Q&A session.

This event is free to the public and takes place on the front porch of the Reeves House, or inside if there is inclement weather.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

JERUSHIA GRAHAM is the Museum Coordinator for the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking at Georgia Tech, and an Atlanta-based printmaker, papermaker, book artist, and fiber artist who exhibits both nationally and internationally. Graham served as the first VP of Exhibitions/Curatorial for the North American Hand Papermakers (2020-2021) and exhibited as one of five artists selected by the Georgia Committee for the National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibit at MOCA GA, Paper Routes: Women To Watch 2020. Graham was previously the Education Director for Atlanta Printmakers Studio, a foundations professor for the University of West Georgia and the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, a book arts/paper making/print professor for Kennesaw State University, and the Education Coordinator and Museum Director for Spiral Q, an arts and social justice non-profit in Philadelphia. She earned an MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, and BFA degrees in Fabric Design and Printmaking from the University of Georgia in Athens. She is interested in creating spaces for empathy and socially-minded introspection through her art, workshops, and curatorial projects.

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Pets
Due to Health Department regulations in the Cafe and for the safety of the Gallery pieces, only service animals are permitted inside the building. 

Cleanliness
All surfaces will be wiped down and sanitized prior to opening.

Masks and Facial Coverings
Face coverings are encouraged during this event to ensure the safety of all guests and staff.

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THE REEVES HOUSE IS A HOME FOR THE COMMUNITY TO DISCOVER SOMETHING NEW ABOUT EACH OTHER AND OURSELVES IN THE GALLERY. THIS SPACE WILL FEATURE ROTATING ART EXHIBITS FROM LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND NATIONAL ARTISTS. AS A SPONSOR, YOUR INVOLVEMENT WILL HELP PROGRAM THE GALLERY & events.

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