Posts Tagged “Prints”

Signs of Spring

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by admin

From left: Ancestral River XI, Ocean Arabesque I, and New Ink Postcard As we buckle down for another winter snow storm, I am counting on spring to burst forth soon. I even saw a little mud underneath the snow! One sign of spring is the abundance of shows – the artwork is as welcome as [...]

VSC – Coda

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by admin

My fellow printmakers (the four Katherines) – Kate, Catherine, Katie and Katherina After a week settling in back home in Maine, my experience at the Vermont Studio Center has retreated to a deep recess of my heart/mind next to other memories of intense creativity and community. These have included playing the Madwoman of Chaillot in [...]

VSC – Beginners Mind

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by admin

It’s so cold (-20) my ink won’t flow. I made multiple plates of sea creatures today. I had the funny feeling I was starting all over and knew nothing. Beginner’s mind, I’ve heard it called. But this was not a pleasant feeling. As an artist I am used to experimenting, but there are so many [...]

VSC – Plankton

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by admin

My day started early with a sitting meditation in the meditation house next door, with prayer flags flying out front in the drifting snow. It was -10 below then, and it’s been bitter all day. In my studio, plankton are swimming into my artwork. Their name means “drifter” or “wanderer” in Greek. Phytoplankton live in [...]

VSC – Day 8

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by admin

Day 8 ( Week 2) The Press Down Under The press I work on is down steep stairs, so I plan stretches of time to print, and time in the studio to prepare plates, draw, think and assemble the printed pieces on my armature using strong magnets. I am in experiment mode, and it feels [...]

Wintering Over Broadside

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by admin

A collaboration with Wofle Editions David Wolfe of Wolfe Editions is making a broadside of Kate’s poem Wintering Over in letterpress on Somerset paper with artwork in color based on her print Wintering Over: Warmth of Her Body I. David will be printing a limited edition of 30, signed and numbered, set in Fairfield type [...]

Winter Expectations – Invited New England Artists

Posted on November 4th, 2013 by admin

George Marshall Store Gallery Winter Show Kate will have work in the upcoming Winter Expectations show at the George Marshall Store Gallery in York, Maine later this month. Winter Expectations – Invited New England Artists November 23 – Year End, 2013 Opening Reception Saturday, November 23rd 5-7 pm For more information on the exhibit: www.georgemarshallstoregallery.com [...]

Painters, Poets, and Players at the Portland Public Library

Posted on September 5th, 2011 by admin

Kate Cheney Chappell is one of 16 painters whose work will be included in the upcoming Painters, Players, and Poets exhibition. From the Painters, Players, and Poets website: “Painters, Players and Poets is a unique collaboration celebrating the tremendous talents of 48 Maine artists. Included in the project are 16 Maine painters, 9 Maine players/composers, [...]

Being on the Threshold

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by admin

Several years ago during a 10 x 10 exhibition, a friend and I had a conversation about how the monoprint “Liminal I” (which he had purchased) embodies my experience of the spiritual life. He asked me to put into writing some of those thoughts. Here is my response. I think I have spent most of [...]

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