|Fake Snow Collection
|Artist / Creator
|Published by Visual Studies Workshop Press
|Structure / Binding
|The book includes three tabbed sections: ‘Index’ - annotated images of 40 fake snow specimens; ‘Readings’ - 17 topical readings accompanied by images of 28 fake snow specimens in a diorama setting; and ‘Samples’ 24 samples of fake snow.
|Medium / Materials
|Digital offset, mixed materials, coptic-bound by hand
|Number of Pages
|8.5 x 9 x 1 inches
|Edition of 100
Snow is inherently compelling, but cannot be easily preserved, inspiring innovation in its imitation. Fake Snow Collection is a thorough resource on the phenomena of fake snow.
Artist BioHeidi Neilson works in drawing, printmaking and book arts with an occasional public project—all with conceptual inclinations. She has participated in residencies at the Visual Studies Workshop, the Lower East Side Printshop, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Kala Art Institute and Women’s Studio Workshop. She has exhibited widely, including at the Queens Museum of Art, the International Center for Prints New York, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Islip Art Museum, and The Drawing Center, and her work is included in over 50 museum and university collections. Originally from Oregon, Heidi received a BA in biology from Reed College and an MFA in painting from Pratt Institute, and lives and works in New York.