Wendy Fernstrum

Wendy Fernstrum is a writer, printer and designer of artists’ books, which she publishes under the press name of Fernwerks. She is a writer and visual artist based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The artist books that she creates range from installations to small devotional books featuring poems by mystics. She has received numerous awards, grants and residencies, and her work is exhibited and collected nationally. She came to WSW in 2012 to work in the intaglio and letterpress studios on her book South Paw, which describes her conscious effort to switch from being a right-handed person to being a left-handed person.