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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

John Gonzalez, Studio: Design 05

Materials + Techniques

Markers, transparent plastic sheets, black paper sheets, air clay, duct tape

Student Narrative

The story is about humanizing sadness. Instead of hiding the sadness or being afraid of it, I want to show that being sad sometimes is a part of daily life. I made this book a collaborative piece by letting the viewer discover the hidden meanings and messages in each page using a paper based flashlight tool.

Photo Credit

Hannah Nigro, PH 2025

When I’m sad



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