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|Laserprint mounted on mascara wand with wood bead handle house in glass test tube with color inkjet label.
|4 inches long tube; 9 x 2.5 inches scroll
|Edition of 24
|Signed & Numbered
Part of an ongoing series using cosmetic tools and containers as structure, this piece contributes to an ongoing commentary on the harms of the cosmetic industry. Lash Lure was the product that prompted FDA involvement with cosmetics in the 1930’s. This scroll book, housed in a test tube and wrapped around a mascara brush, tells the Lash Lure story.
Artist BioAlicia Bailey is a mixed-media artist living and working in Aurora, Colorado. In her studio she acts as record keeper for moments both ordinary and obscure, utilizing a broad range of material and method to create works that incorporate object, image and text. Her work has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections. Alicia has worked as on independent curator, juror, workshop instructor, creative consultant, mentor and visiting artist throughout the United States for the past 30 years. She is currently owner/director of Abecedarian Gallery, a gallery with an ongoing focus on book arts, works on paper, assemblage and collage in Denver, Colorado. Since 1998 she has served on the executive committee of the Guild of Book Workers and was regional events coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Chapter for three years.