Lightner

Karen Lightner

Karen is a photographer and book artist who has been dabbling in letterpress. She is a retired librarian who is way too busy in this pandemic time even though she rarely leaves the house. She is a member of The Soapbox, the Guild of Book Workers, and Philadelphia Center for the Book.

The Woods

I am in awe of the natural world. It is my escape when times are tough. Leaves dance. Ferns do too and hold hundred of seeds to perpetuate their kind. All this signifies life and faith in the future. The Woods is a one page book, folded from one sheet of 8.5 x 11" paper.

8.5" x 11", folded
Ink and leaves on paper, scanned and printed