Posts Tagged “non-toxic printmaking”

Icelandic Odyssey: Glaciers, Fulmars, and Whales

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by admin

Icelandic Odyssey: Glaciers, Fulmars, and Whales Over the summer solstice, I was one of five members of Peregrine Press to travel to Iceland for a two-week long residency in printmaking. We joined Sola, our Icelandic host, and Mary, our fellow printmaker from Ireland, for an intensive teach-in solar printmaking from Elva, and tour the amazing [...]

“Take Flight” to a Show That Soars

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by admin

“Take Flight” to a Show That Soars Mary Harding of the George Marshall Store Gallery in York Harbor, Maine has outdone herself again with a themed show I am proud to be a part of. Invited artists from around New England interpret the theme of flight through sculpture, painting, printmaking, and mixed media. My new etchings [...]

Ancient Roots: Making Art in Ireland

Posted on July 13th, 2016 by admin

A rainless (!) ten days on the remote Western coast of Ireland at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation inspired our group (7 of us from Peregrine Press, 1 from Ireland, 1 from Iceland) to respond to the ancient stone circles, burial mounds and dolmens. Here where the sea meets land crisscrossed by ancient walls and tilled [...]

Last Chance! Peregrine Press at 25 Ends Soon.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 by admin

Last Chance! Peregrine Press at 25 Ends its 2 Month Run “The Art of the Hand Pulled Print” has broken attendance records at the Portland Public Library. The variety and depth of the work of this amazing printmaking cooperative is worth a detour to the Library on Congress Street before it ends on June 25. [...]

Focus: Printmaking opens at Greenhut

Posted on February 12th, 2016 by admin

It’s February in Maine and the groundhog may have gone back to his den, but printmakers climbed out from all over the state for this invitational exhibit at Greenhut Gallery in Portland. Techniques from etching to woodcut to paper lithography (naming just a few), makes for a dynamic show. It runs through the month, and [...]

My California Girl

Posted on January 4th, 2015 by admin

A Star for Eszti Over the holidays, my California girl—granddaughter Eszter—made monoprints with me. Without a press or inks, we used what was at hand: cardboard, heavy paper, scissors, glue sticks, poster paint and a wooden spoon- what I call “Kitchen Printmaking.” Eszti’s repeating matrix was an 8- pointed star- her name in Hungarian means [...]

Going Home Again

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by admin

You don’t get to ” go home again” too often, but I had the pleasure and privilege of teaching printmaking at the Kingswood-Oxford School in West Hartford Ct. recently, a school where my first art teacher befriended and encouraged me. Returning to amazing new facilities, and working with their gifted teacher and printmaker, Katherine Nicholson, [...]

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