Wednesday, January 23, 2019

"Ships that pass in the night..."

Altered Book with bottles, pencils, and stamps
Like messages in bottles, or letters, that pass out at sea

Friday, December 14, 2018

How to build your own underground home

An Altered Book home for two mice.

Older Little Women

An Altered Book with salvaged found objects

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tut, Tut, Tut, Too Much Stuff

All that gold bling must have come from Egypt. An attempt to put an excess of sewing notions to good use.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Eco Art Walk, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 2018

A Caterpillar, a Housefly, and a Mosquito walked into a Recycle Bar...

Eco Installation at the Templeton and William Street traffic diverter during June 

Monday, November 20, 2017


The Life Cycle of a Book

Friday, October 20, 2017

Firefly by Lorraine Kwan and Janet Lee

Boxing up the outfit to go to  Recycle Santa Fe for the Trash Fashion event on November 17, 2017

Vaulted Narrative

A mixed media flip box going to Memento Mori, Artist Book Triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 1 pm, John Lawson Park, West Vancouver

A little number made from plastic produce trays and cast-off bling.
Come and join Janet and I for the afternoon.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Olivia's Pilgrimage

Buckskin from my Dad's bin plus Sally-Anne beads

Friday, March 17, 2017

Half Hundred Swing Show: Homage to Joseph Cornell, Kobe, Japan

Free-Falling Fruit Fly - boxed assemblage of recycled elements

Artist's Books, Gallery East, Perth, Australia

Time to Change the Sheets - salvaged materials including dryer lint and keyboard key poetry, encased in plastic and presented in a book form

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Slow Clothes, West Vancouver, August 3, 2016

Blue Box Butterflies by Lorraine Kwan and Janet Lee will be there on Wednesday August 3rd at 1:00 pm

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Candy Carousel for Trashion Fashion, Manhattan Highline, NY, NY, June 28th, 2015

Made primarily of plastic and end-of-run factory lace. Photo by Lorraine Kwan, modeled by Erica.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Candy Carousel for Trashion Fashion, Queen's Botanical Gardens, NY, June 2015

A collaborative effort between Janet Lee and Lorraine Kwan. Photo by Sabato Visconti, modeled by Margot on Sunday, June 21st.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto Ontario, Canada

My plastic bugs (art students) are curious, what is going on inside the pencil box (Sharpe Center)?
Part of an alumni display in the Anniversary Gallery, 100 McCaul Street until April 2015.

Friday, October 17, 2014

An introduction to the final in my trilogy - Follow the Five

Altered books with found objects and added text.

7th International Artist's Book Triennial, *Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015 *Vercelli, Italy, September 5-19th, 2015 *Hamburg Book Fair, Museum den Arbeit, Germany, January 15-17th, 2016

Subject: Error
My Answer: Do not read in the tub
Title: The Tale of the Tumbling Tome
Media: an altered book with added text

Haute Trash, Pilot Peak, California, USA

A dress made of old maps for Lucinda Kartography so she will never get lost. Modeled by Martha.