Jenni Grey


Each of my bindings is a unique piece created specifically for the book; the text and design of the book being central to the concept of individual bindings. My aim is not to illustrate or interpret the text, but to follow a personal response to themes and ideas within the book. Developing bookbinding structures to enable me to use a variety of materials and processes is an ongoing concern in my work. I would like my bindings to be seen as objects in their own right, so the container, frequently a wooden box, is an integral part of the finished piece.

Education
1981-1984 BA (Hons) Graphic Design, University of Brighton
1990-1991 MA Sequential Design, University of Brighton

Recent exhibitions
2005-2008 Flow Gallery London
2006 Touring Exhibition in Japan
2004 Bibliotheca Wittockiana, Brussels
2002 Hill House, Scotland
Leighton House, London
John Rylands Library, Manchester
2000-2001 Touring Exhibition of North America including venues such as the Folger Library, Washington

Commission
2004 Winchester Cathedral

Public collections
The British Library
The Library of congress, Washington USA

 

Exhibitions

Archive

2008

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