Old books transformed into vibrant artworks

BOOKS TRANSFORMED: Local artist Mary-Anne Le Roux has transformed old second-hand books into vibrant artworks. Her exhibition Listen to the Quiet Voices will be on display at the Mount Gambier Library from Saturday.

WHEN her father was gravely ill, local artist Mary-Anne Le Roux found a creative outlet to help her through the grieving process.

Sitting by his bedside in an Adelaide nursing home, she would decorate old books with sketches and stencils as a way to pass the time and document her memories with him.

She found second-hand books were a convenient and portable


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