Justyna Badach. Bachelor Portraits.
Unique handmade artist book. 8.5” x 11” x 0.5”.
Unique variant edition #11 of 14.
Each of the limited edition of 14 handmade, 11x 8.5 inch Collectors Edition portfolios includes;
1 Blue Sky Catalog with 30 full color reproductions and texts
1 original 8x10 archival pigment print of Leonard 2011 with matching inset of text on vellum.
1 22x27 inch double-sided black and white newsprint poster of the Polaroids taken by the artist as part of this project.
1 double sided (interior and exterior), color slip-cover containing a unique stitch bound book.
1 unique book of stitch bound pages, with graphite drawings, made up of a selection of images and text that have been removed from the Time Life series of books The Old West.
1 embossed, leatherette cover of Time Life Old West book modified to accommodate 4-flap folio mounted to the inside. The front cover has an oval-cut archival pigment artist print, mounted to the center, image edition of 2.
$1000, shipping included.
Badach’s family emigrated to the United States as refugees. She received her MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and currently resides in Philadelphia, where she is an artist, educator, and museum professional. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and abroad. Solo exhibitions include: Light Work Syracuse,White Columns New York, Gallery 339 Philadelphia, Blue Sky Gallery in Portland and Contemporary Art Center in Las Vegas. Badach’s images have been included in over 30 group exhibitions, most notably at the Michener Museum, Catherine Edelman Gallery and the Australian Center for Photography. Her work has been reviewed extensively and images have been featured in Wired Magazine, Contact Sheet, F-Stop Magazine, Dummy Magazine and several exhibition catalogs. Badach’s work is the permanent collections of Portland Art Museum, Museet for Fotokunst Brandts, Odense, Denmark, Center for Photography Woodstock, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Rice University Library, Houston, TX, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and Haverford College. She has been awarded an artist residency from Light Work, and grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Leeway Foundation and The Independence Foundation.