Iris paper folding uses origami or scrapbook paper strips to make folded paper designs, such as chamsas, pomegranates, Stars of David, Sabbath candlesticks, etc.
Paper crafts and calligraphic artist Anne Lowe hails from Tucson, Arizona where she lives with her husband David. She has developed a unique art by using origami, envelope liners, and scrapbook paper in the Iris Folding method to create original artwork often crafting with Judaic symbols. She especially enjoys working with Hebrew letters because they lend themselves so easily to artistic endeavors. She tries to have a touch of Judaism in almost all of her art.
Anne was the Arts and Crafts Director for the summer of 1985 at Camp Young Judaea-Midwest in Ortonville, MI. She has volunteered many other years since then as an artist-in-residence at the same camp, now located in Waupaca, WI. She taught painting, calligraphy, paper crafts and jewelry making at Michael’s Arts and Crafts stores in Milwaukee, WI and Tucson, AZ for over ten years.
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Folk Arts Area, N. Church Ave.