City Book – Hector, Life is Beautiful
[Melbourne: the artist, 2008]
Artist’s book. Unique example, signed, titled and dated 2008 in pencil, pp.32. Handmade papercovered boards, with cotton rag paper pages bound together by white string. Each of the pages is printed double-sided with an etching and
coloured ink. The book measures 145 x 190 mm. Each of the pages is uniquely crafted, with plate mark impressions in the paper, printed etchings and textured papers, making this artist’s book a unique object.
Bronwyn Rees completed an illustration degree at Queensland College of Art in 1991. Since graduating she has been involved in large commission works for Quay West Brisbane and Holiday Inn Sanctuary Cove. Her work has been exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions, and she has also completed short printmaking courses at Macgregor Summer School in Toowoomba, where her tutors have included Basil Hall and Wim de Vos. She held an artist residency at the Glasgow Print Studio in 2000 and is currently based in Melbourne.