Aileen Bassis is a visual artist living in Jersey City, which is across the Hudson River from New York City. She’s made art for all of her life creating work in photography, printmaking, collage, and installation. She began working in book arts in 2002, and has made altered books and handmade books based in visual imagery that use different printmaking techniques. Much of her work is about social and political issues; she’s made work about The Holocaust, the history of slavery in the USA, and Muslim identity after 9/11. She’s exhibited widely across the USA and has work in several public collections. She’s also a retired art teacher, a published poet, and a happy grandmother.
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