Working Artists Studio
303 North 8th Street
Paducah, KY 42001
Category: Artists,Galleries & Studios
Hours of Operation:
This creative enterprise is a collaborative effort of bookbinder Ira Erwin and paper/fabric marbler Charlotte Erwin.
Ira specializes in fine bound books, boxes and portfolios and is an exhibiting member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen. Ira also works for the film industry designing and constructing period bindings. His film credits include books for Iron Jawed Angels (HBO), The Alamo (Disney) and The New World (New Line Productions).
Charlotte is a mixed media artist and is one of the few established masters in the ancient techniques of marbling. Charlotte marbles paper and fabric and offers hands-on workshops in her LowerTown studio.
Charlotte and Ira teach seasonal workshops at the John C. Campbell Folk Art School in North Carolina.