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Alan J. Shields
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1944
Birth Place: 
Herington, Kansas
Death Date: 
2005
Death Place: 
Shelter Island, New York
He came to prominence in the 1970s with brightly colored and sewn three-dimensional paintings. He constructed handmade books, and was an accomplished watercolorist and printmaker, often using handmade paper.