First Year Art School Project – 1996

I was introduced to book making at the Kansas City Art Institute where I received my BFA in Photo / New Media in 2000.  During my Foundation year in 1996, I took a book making course with Carl Kurtz.  From that point forward, until I moved to Buffalo, I often incorporated book making methods into my photo projects.  For some reason that I can’t quite put my finger on right now, I lost interest in book making for many years.  But it has recently resurfaced in my mind due to a new project that is begging to be made into a book.

Here is my very first book project from 1996.  I documented an old train repair station in Kansas City, MO with black-and-white photos.  I adorned the cover with objects I collected from the site.