Roberta Lavadour lives and works at the foothills of the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. She made her first book in 1982 and has been exhibiting her artist's books and sculptural pieces since the mid 1990's. Her work is fueled by her rampant curiosity and explores everything from found objects and thrift store finds to personal family history to current events.
She has been recognized with awards at several exhibit venues and received an Oregon Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship in 2001. Her work resides in many public and private collections around the world including the King St. Stephen Museum in Hungary and the American Embassy collection in Azerbaijan. She publishes her artist’s books and bindings under the Mission Creek Press imprint.
THE OFFICE POLITICS ALPHABET (2nd Edition), 2004 (edition of 36)
This story in 26 parts chronicles what one reviewer described as “...a love triangle in the office from Hell”. Laser printed on timecards, comb bound with letterpress printed vintage file folders.