Lise Melhorn-Boe
Picture: photo of Lise; Link: Lise's biography and résumé LISE
Working with books as an art medium over the past forty years has been stimulating and exciting. Drawn to women’s experiences, both in the political and personal spheres, Lise plays with humour and a light-hearted visual aesthetic to explore more serious feminist and environmental issues.
Body Map Contact
Visit the CONTACT page to find Lise's dealers or to get in touch with Lise.
The LINKS page leads you to online exhibitions and fellow artists' sites.
Gypsy Moth Caterpillar NEW!
Click on the NEW button for information about current exhibitions in which you can see Lise's bookworks, upcoming workshops Lise will be teaching and new artist's books (if she manages to find time to photograph them and get them posted!)
Anything Can Happen ORDER
Cakestand installation OUT OF PRINT BOOKWORKS
Visit the ARCHIVE page for images and descriptions of earlier work, no longer available for sale. You can also find out which public collections house copies of each archived artist's book.
Lise in a classroom TEACHING
Lise teaches workshops for different styles of books. She offers opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to express their creativity in a space both imaginative and judgement-free. Visit the CLASSES page for descriptions of workshops of varying lengths, styles and difficulty. Visit the NEW page to find a class in your area.
List of works for sale Descriptions of books for sale
The LIST page has images and descriptions of Transformer Press books available for sale. They are divided into four categories: Family, Environment, Gender and Fairy Tales—areas of conceptual focus for Lise's bookworks.
Exhibition brochure ESSAYS
These insightful essays were written by curators and art writers Joan Murray, Caroline Langill, Gil McElroy and Tara Hyland-Russell, to accompany seven solo exhibitions of Lise's artist's books.
Ghost Costumes installation SHOWS
On another note, contact Lise if you would like new curtains, cushions, or a slipcover, or if you have a chair needing upholstering.
Cushion SEWING