Paper Artists

Paper can look dramatically different dependent on style and technique of the artist. It is a very flexible medium embraced by modern and contemporary artists to make thrilling works in this versatile material.

Although most artists only consider it in two-dimensional surface that can be used to display photosensitive chemicals or watercolor paints, paper has vast potential as a material for sculpture. It can be featherweight and translucent like tissue paper, or heavy and rigid like papier-mâché. 

Artist Karla Nixon explores the medium's radical potential in her paper-cut works and conceptual sculptural pieces.