creativemarama

creating beautiful journals and books

Books on show

Even though I haven’t been keeping up my blog for a while, I have been busy making books, playing with book cloth and reading poetry with some outrageous women. More … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

we love your books

Here is a detail from my Pianola Roll Fan Book which is included in the current dot dash on-line exhibition. The exhibition is curated by book artist Melanie Bush  and … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

Alexander Turnbull Library blog

  This week, Rose-Marie Tonk, Collections Librarian at the Alexander Turnbull Library (National library of New Zealand) posted a blog titled Marama Warren: living a creative life. Rose-Marie writes of … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Vintage cookbook changes form

  Vintage cookbook once discarded lends its paper to new forms. Egg shell cup and saucer take shape. From the old new dreams are born. Who would have thought I could … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Alexander Turnbull Library collects me!

Here are some photos taken in the Katherine Mansfield Reading Room at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington New Zealand featuring eight of my artist’s books. The display will continue … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

Print Gocco* and International Women’s Day

I’ve been rummaging through my files and archives over the past few weeks and have come across all kinds of surprising discoveries.     This is a collage of some … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Workshop review

This report of a workshop I ran for The Papermakers of Victoria is   featured in their current newsletter, Deckle Edge. Finding Content: a two day workshop with Marama Warren by … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Work with what you’ve got

At my ‘Finding Content’ workshop in Melbourne recently I heard myself tell the group to ‘just work with what you’ve got.’ It made me wonder – where did that idea … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

Artist’s Book Ideation Cards

I was very excited when my flower fold book titled mana (above) was recently on exhibition as part of ‘The Ideation Experience’ at the abecedarian gallery in Denver, Colorado. Mana … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

September workshop with Papermakers of Victoria

Over the weekend of September 12th and 13th I will be holding a workshop titled ‘Finding Content’ at the request of the Papermakers of Victoria. The workshop will be held … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment