This week’s Artvoice cover features Buffalo artist Maude White. White works primarily in cut paper to reveal beautifully intricate birds, elephants, people, and more. Each detailed piece is precisely cut to reveal a unique story. White’s fourth exhibition, Birds I’ve Been will be on display this Friday at the Western New York Book Arts Center. More of her artwork can be seen at bravebirdpaperart.com. We had the pleasure of talking to Maude about her artwork, her influences and what goes into making all those tiny cuts.
AV: What compelled you to start carving Paper?
Maude White: I’ve never been a book reader, but I collect books. In a way, I’m more fascinated by the weight and permanence, the constancy of paper, than I am interested in what’s written on paper. I started cutting paper because… continue reading.