Vickie Moore's Profile
I love to rescue obsolete library card catalog cards and turn them into pieces of art. I hope you enjoy my efforts to repurpose these historic little literary treasures that are otherwise destined for the garbage heap of history. Here's what one reviewer had to say about my cards:
“...(T)his repurposing of the dearly departed card catalog cards of the not too distant past (some of them for beloved books of our youth) is just too cool for school. It almost makes one miss the card catalog less.”
I rescue most of the cards from libraries with the help of kind-hearted librarians. It's fascinating to look through my collection and imagine what kind of art would suit each one best. One of my favorite parts of the process is researching imagery that could go on a card. Then I get busy drawing and painting, being careful not to cover over important words on a card,...
- Joined February 14, 2011