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Catherine Griesen

Business: Unique Art
From: Lincoln, NE
Discipline: Mixed-media 2D and 3D
Email: uniquepaperarts@yahoo.com

Artist Bio

Catherine Griesen is life-long Lincoln, Nebraska resident with a passion for the arts and journaling. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with an Art Degree in 2003 and has an in-home studio where she creates many unique paper crafts, specializing in hand-bound blank leather journals. She uses soft earthy leathers, various local handmade papers, and recycled maps to create these one-of-a-kind journals, perfect for any journey¦ Catherine also participates in the Lincoln Arts Festival (2012 Best of Nebraska Award), ARTitudes Inc. boutiques, many community art projects and several art shows around the country. Catherine works at Trader Joes™ as a Sign Artist to help create fun and unique signage for the Lincoln store.

Artist Statement

Handmade, softbound leather journals made with unique natural leathers, high quality papers, recycled maps, and vintage buttons/oddments...also greeting cards with vintage postage stamps and some leather jewelry.