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Drawings on Yellow Paper: Katie Lyle & Jacquelyn Ross

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“Now you’ve attached a folder of drawings—doodles you’re making on yellow copy paper—and the choreography transforms into a wavering line, brazen and strange, brave and uninvited. Are these the open-book thoughts of a woman contained? Drawings of cats, hats and body parts; horses, muscles, breasts and bugs…”

Inspired by the drawings of Toronto artist Katie Lyle, this book features Lyle’s works alongside new writing by Jacquelyn Ross. Channelling dreams, teevee, teenage romance and the absurd, Drawings on Yellow Paper reflects on the relationship between drawing and writing (a conversation between friends).

* Katie Lyle works in painting, drawing and performance. Selected projects include: G Gallery with Bridget Moser, Toronto; Evans Contemporary, Peterborough; Forest City Gallery with Shelby Wright, London ON (all 2016); Erin Stump Projects, Toronto; Model Project Space, Vancouver; Garden Gallery with Shelby Wright, Toronto; and The Nanaimo Art Gallery (all 2015). Lyle received her MFA from the University of Victoria (2009) and her BFA from Concordia University (2005).

* Jacquelyn Ross is a writer and critic based in Toronto, Canada. Her writing has appeared in BOMB, Mousse, C Magazine, The Capilano Review, artforum.com, and elsewhere, and her chapbooks include Mayonnaise and Drawings on Yellow Paper.

Printed and bound at Publication Studio Vancouver

148 pages, perfect-bound, with letterpress cover

5 ¼ x 7 ½ inches

Edition of 125

September 2016

ISBN 978-1-927385-39-5