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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

Air-dry clay, Rockite, mixed media

Student Narrative

The frog in the well is a fable about short-sightedness and ignorance from lack of understanding. Within the depth of the well, the frog cannot see the true blue color of the sky. With each rock placed in the well, the frog will come closer to seeing the endless blue sky. The four series of poems within the stones are arranged based on the twenty-four Chinese solar terms (twenty-four seasons) as the frog's knowledge of the world grows with each season's passing.

To See Blue Skies



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