The Artist Altered Book Collaborative

Last January I was invited to join a new group of 10 artists called “The Artist Altered Book Collaborative”, an artists challenge group created by mixed media artist Janis Payne-Dawes. Each of the 10 invited artists was asked to come up with a theme and a book cover for that theme.  Janice set up a […]


Carol D. Frank, Artist My outer space piece, “Inner Space = Outer Space” was juried into the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) exhibit titled “Deeply Rooted” . The 1st venue was in late September 2015 in Des Moines, IA. Future venue for “Deeply Rooted”: August – October 2017 Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA


Moonlit Ribbons, detail with trial stars

My intention with this image is to add stars, I started researching what stars look like in photographs and started thinking about scale in my design.  Maybe they should stay small in clusters so they don’t look like bubbles.  Shown in this photo the stars are glitter fabric circles.  In past much smaller works I used crystals […]