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An Interview With Artist Helen Hiebert

  In college I stumbled upon the Book Arts and my trajectory was changed forever. After discovering the world of letterpress printing and book binding, I took a hand papermaking class and fell in love. The author of our textbook, The Papermaker’s Companion, was a paper artist named Helen Hiebert. Under her informative instructions, I […]

Jennifer Ghormley Installation: Behind the Scenes

At Two Hands Paperie, we are always excited about ways we can collaborate with artists and creative people.We recently collaborated with Denver Printmaker Jennifer Ghormley and got a sweet window out of the deal! Jennifer’s window installation is striking to look at, but it is even more lovely when you know the painstaking lengths she […]

Spotlight Friday- Annie Reiser

Spring is in the air and we at Two Hands Paperie couldn’t be happier. One of the many ways we are celebrating the arrival of spring is with a  FREE Botanic Art event with the talented artist Annie Reiser on Friday, April 10th from 2:00-5:00 pm at Two Hands Paperie. Annie is a certified Zentangle® instructor […]

Jennifer Ghormley – Paper, Color, & Light Community Art Event

Hosting artists at Two Hands Paperie is one of our favorite ways to bring you new ideas and expose some of the remarkable talent from within our community. Jennifer Ghormley is one of those artists. Though she has an MFA in printmaking, her interests and art creations vary from textile installations, introspective self-referential images, to lighthearted, […]

Spotlight Friday – Kristen Law Lewis

Two Hands Paperie has recently made a very happy addition to our staff; Kristen Law Lewis of Papercuts Press. Kristen has been a friend and instructor of bookbinding at the shop for many years. However, after an interview with her, we found her interests and talents reach far beyond bookbinding and expand into other artistic […]

Call for Entries

Two Hands Paperie is excited to announce our fall 2014 Call for Entries: Ofrenda. Create a boxed Ofrenda (Spanish for ‘offering’) and submit it to Two Hands Paperie between October 1-25. Ofrendas are a colorful part of the Mexican celebration Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). These personalized, sacred altars can incorporate photos, […]

Spotlight Friday – Affirmations in Metal

Visiting Artist – Shannon Sunderland Friday, September 5th, 2-4pm Free event! Shannon Sunderland loves to say things in metal! She’s a passionate artist who is drawn to the “old soul” in things that are rough-hewn and worn, and she delights in teaching others about metalsmithing. Shannon believes strongly in the power of affirmations, especially when […]

Spring Cherry Blossom Window

On Thursday, April 3rd staff, patrons, and friends of Two Hands Paperie gathered together to create a new spring display for the Pearl Street facing window. Participants folded and cut each and every flower. Then, flowers were dipped, dyed, or hand painted with several beautiful colors, all donated by Peerless Watercolors (which is one of […]

Forget What You Know About KITES!

Forget what you know about kites. Well, that was probably easy. The kite as an art form has alluded most of American culture and art (save that heart warming scene at the end of Mary Poppins.) Local artists and owners of Air Works Studios George Peters and Melanie Walker graciously allowed me to visit their studio and […]

Visiting Artist – Jill Powers

Two Hands Paperie is excited to host another season of Visiting Artists, a series which connects local artists with other creative types from our community. Environmental artist Jill Powers will join us on Friday, January 24th between 2:00 and 5:00 pm for this FREE event where you can ask questions and get to know this amazing artist  from […]