Latest contribution to the Sunderland Book Project: Glenda Meldrum


A mature student, Glenda Meldrum graduated in 2012 with a degree in Fine Art from the University of Sunderland.
Although primarily a painter, she considers herself to be a mixed media artist.
Her work is focused mainly around family and memory.

I wanted to contribute to the project purely because I see myself as a ‘born & bred mackem’. Having grown  up in the latter half of the 20th century I am very aware of just how much Sunderland has changed within my lifetime. 
My book represents the first 18 years of my life, from childhood to adulthood.    

Title: Born & Bred
Size: 15 x 10.5 x (1cm when closed 9cm when opened)
Description & content:  Draughting Film & Acetate flag book.
Photoshopped Collaged images, using family photographs and found images.

The Sunderland Book Project is an ongoing project collecting books made by artists, illustrators, school children, parents, comic artists, designers….anyone with an interest in making books & celebrating the wealth of history and creativity in the city.  The collection tours the country and pops up in a wide range of locations from health clinics, libraries, galleries and car parks.

If you want to contribute to the project download a submission form HERE complete and return with you two finished books to Theresa Easton.

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