|Title||Concealed Within - XX|
|Artist / Creator||Linda Welch|
|Place of Publication||Ames, Iowa|
|Structure / Binding||Altered Book|
|Medium / Materials||painting, screen printing, collage, wax|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||1.125 x 4 x 2.5 inches.|
|Signed & Numbered||Signed|
Linda Welch's Concealed Within books are a series of unique, un-openable book objects bound with wax and cord made from mixed media, painting, screen printing, collage, wax. Each book is housed in a matching slipcase. Book and box contain a matching number, word or code signifying the title of each work.
Artist BioLinda Welch is a painter, sculptor and book artist living in Portland Oregon. She grew up in Iowa and lived for many years in California. She received a B.F.A. in Ceramics from Long Beach State and an M.F.A. in Textile Design from UC Davis. Her work is in private and public collections including UCLA Fine Art Library and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.