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Entry for the 9th Annual Baker & Whitehill Student Artists' Book Contest. Opening Reception Thursday, March 02, 2023, Fleet Library, Main Reading Room. Juror: Andre Lee Bassuet.


artists' books; Baker & Whitehill


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Experimental and Foundation Studies

Faculty / Course

Martie Holmer, EFS Design Studio

Materials + Techniques

Bristol Paper

Student Narrative

In the beginning of 2022, I contracted Stevens Johnson Syndrome. With a death rate of 10 - 30%, this severe illness has caused large areas of my skin and mucous glands to wound and regrow. The aftermath of this condition is hyperpigmentation and discoloration all over my body. These areas of skin are still a sensitive part of me, both physically and emotionally. But I am gradually learning to appreciate this array of pink on my body, that formed who I am today. So here are the swatches of every shade of pink on me.

Every Shade of Pink On Me



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