Aileen Bassis

Visit the Gallery to see more of my artwork.

My work is in photography, printmaking, installation and
bookarts.  My themes are social and political issues.

A few websites have published features about my work:
The Library as Incubator Project  
365 Artists / 365 Days
Jersey City Independent

I'm also a published poet: a list of publications and a poem.
My window
installation at
Chashama266,
New York City,
October, 2010
From "Homilies for the 99% (Paul the Peddler)" 2014, 16 x 16", a
collage of prints and mixed media referencing a text from a young adult
novel by the late-19th-century writer Horatio Alger.
Work from this series is in the
2016 exhibition I curated at Manhattan's
Westbeth Gallery:
"Unpacking the 21st Century"
Artists Engaging the World

2016, with art by
Aliza Augustine, Patricia Cazorla, Patricia Dahlman and Nancy Saleme.
Also exhibited in "ConText" at Kingsborough Community College,
Brooklyn, in 2014, and was  included in the 2015 Newark Open Doors
Exhibition
"Emerging Ideas."
"Croatian Prayer," 2013
For more information, email me at aileenbassis@hotmail.com
This altered book was selected for an Artists Book Fair at Space
766 in Bushwick, Brooklyn in June 201
6 and was included in
"2013 New Jersey Arts Annual: Currents in Contemporary Crafts,"
at
The Noyes Arts Garage, Stockton College, Atlantic City.
"Croatian Prayer" uses a prayer book purchased during a  trip
through Eastern Europe.