Miriam Fitzgerald Juskova is a visual artist originating from Slovakia, currently living and working in Ireland, where she creates three-dimensional paper artwork that stuns in their intricacy and particularity. The repetitive patterns draw the viewer in, captivating with a trance-like rhythm and flow. Fitzgerald Juskova was recently included in our 64 Brilliant Paper Artists to Follow on Instagram article, among other talented paper artists we adore.
Inspired by geometry and mathematics, Fitzgerald Juskova utilizes the traditional technique of paper quilling in the work
Fitzgerald Juskova graduated as a furniture designer and was always inspired by geometry and mathematics, subjects which run strongly in her family, with her mother and sister who both worked as math teachers. Fitzgerald Juskova’s work, which also has become known as Paper On Edge on social media, is based on an old traditional technique of paper quilling. By combining this with her passion for mathematics and geometry, she introduces a whole new visual art language to the world of paper art.
Fitzgerald Juskova’s work is based on an old traditional technique of paper quilling.
With each piece requiring hours upon hours of designing, cutting, folding, and gluing, the artist approaches the process with a mixture of curiosity and precision
Each piece by Fitzgerald Juskova is based on a specific mathematical relationship, symmetry, or sequence, and usually based on basic platonic shapes. To create each finished artwork she spends hours designing, cutting, folding, and gluing paper, in order to achieve the required depth and movement. She approaches the process with a mixture of curiosity and precision. Some pieces are created intuitively, while others are pre-designed with every single cut carefully measured. Colors and textures are architectonically brought alive, fusing mathematics and art together.
You can enjoy more of the artist’s work and journey on Instagram, or even purchase one of her pieces for yourself from her online shop.