Intertwined

The works in this exhibit express interconnectivity --and our existence as relational. At this moment in time we are profoundly aware that we are inextricably dependent on all life on earth.

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Rising Waters/Blazing Earth

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21 Emotional Decisions*

August 2021 curated by Pamela Crawford These prints invite introspection, contemplation. They are joined together by their shared connection to geometry—relationships made with lines, shapes and space.

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Lemon Etch Lithography

Saturday, November 13, 2021, 10-5 This workshop is full. Email to be put on the waiting list
This one day workshop will introduce the basic principles of lithography, using aluminum foil, gum Arabic and lemon juice.  Developed during the past year, Lemon Etch Litho is a method of using simple materials to produce small, beautifully tonal lithographs without a press.  Based on Kitchen Litho, this method pushes the tonal capabilities of the process closer to traditional stone and plate litho. 

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Color and Prints II: Individual Color Vocabulary for Printmakers via ZOOM

Section 3:  Mondays, 10-noon (EST), September 13 - November 15, 2021  Section 4:  Mondays, 12:30-2:30 (EST), September 13 - November 15, 2021 Both sections are full. email to be on waiting list.
During this 10-week workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore their individual color vocabulary and to develop a portfolio of different color schemes. Zoom meeting will include presentations, hands-on demonstrations, group and one-on-one discussions, studio time. Working in either woodcut or monotype, participants will be guided through relaxing and meditative color exercises which will deepen your understanding of printmaking inks, color mixing, the use of transparency and opacity, high and low chromatic schemes, color vibration and spatial effects. Emphasis will be given to color meaning and perception, color interpretation, responsiveness and awareness.

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Color and Prints I: Color Scheme Explorations – Weekend Intensive via ZOOM

with Amaryllis Siniossoglou September 3-5, 2021 – Friday 5-7 PM, Saturday and Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM (EST) This workshop is full.  Email to be on the waiting list. …
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From Poetry to Prints to Book Arts via ZOOM

Thursdays 6:00-8:00 PM, September 16 - November 18, 2021. This workshop is full. Email to be on the waiting list
During this 10-week workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop their individual  book arts project/s inspired by poetry or other writings. Working in any printmaking medium of their choice, participants will be guided through all the creative stages of an artist’s book: source of inspiration, thumbnails, sketches, references, dummy book, page design, text and image composition, front and back cover design, printing and binding. During this 10-week workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop their individual  book arts project/s inspired by poetry or other writings.

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Thursday Color Woodcut Workshop

Thursdays, 2:00-5:30 PM, September 23 - October 28, 2021
In this workshop we will explore color woodcut processes, including reduction and multiple block, both alone and in combination. Artists will be encouraged to develop their own artistic ideas through the processes we explore together. 

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Woodcut Wonders: Carving Exploration in the Style of Woodcut Greats via ZOOM

both sections are full. email to be on waiting list
In this course, we will look closely at outstanding woodcut artists.  We’ll learn about their lives and inspirations, and explore their approaches to composing and carving images.  Using their work as inspiration, we will create a series of woodcuts “in the style of” a range of spectacular woodcut artists, in order to expand our carving and expressive vocabulary.

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In The Light

June 1- July 16, 2021
An arresting use of light characterizes each of these 22 prints by eleven printmakers. The distinctive voice of each artist is made manifest by the specific way they render visual light, representing it in ways that are at times realistic, metaphorical, abstract, somber or serene. Curated from the 2021 Flat File Project by Anne Beresford

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Multi-Plate Monoprint Lab

Tuesdays, 10-3, October 12 - November 16, 2021
Explore and experiment making drypoint, collagraph and incised plastic plates, with an emphasis on innovative methods of printing and combining plates. Get inspired by adding some new techniques to your practice, or refresh and stretch how you approach the basic elements of printmaking.

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Photo Screen Printing

Saturday and Sunday, September 25-26, 2021, 10-5 This workshop is full. Email to be on the waiting list.
More than just halftones! This workshop will teach you to create screenprinting stencils through a photographic exposure process that's not limited to photographic imagery alone. We will cover a variety of methods for making screen prints, including the use of digital photos, scanned drawings, and drawings done directly on mylar.

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Creating Monotypes with Botanical Inks and Natural Pigments

Saturday and Sunday, November 6 & 7, 2021, 10-5
This workshop will introduce students to the exciting field of creating inks from natural materials and using them in monotype printmaking. This creative learning experience combines artistry with science and environmentalism as we discover how different natural items transform from living matter into rich pigment.

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Lithographic Line and Monotype 

Friday-Sunday, October 22-24, 2021, 10-5
Lithographs made on polyester plates are a direct drawing method used to create fluid lines. These drawings are transformed in the process of inking and printing.  This workshop will focus on drawing and chance variations that will bring these repeatable plates into the world of monotype. 

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Patterns in Nature

Friday-Sunday, November 19-21, 2021, 10-5 This workshop is full. Email to be on waiting list.
Flow, spirals, branching, cracking, crystals, packing, and meandering will be the focus of our study. These natural patterns will guide the imagery for learning to print with Akua Intaglio Inks using thin plastic monotype plates and carved Sintra plates.

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Carborundum Collagraph + Drypoint

Thursday - Sunday, September 16-19, 2021, 10-5 - This workshop is full. Email to be on the waiting list.
During this workshop students will explore making monotype transfer drawings and using them as source material for making combination drypoint and carborundum collagraph plates.

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Horizons

Our eyes seek the geographic certainty of a horizon in the landscape - the place where earth meets the sky. As the sun breaks over the horizon it signifies hope -- yes, there will be another new day. On view in our gallery through May

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Wood & Water: Mokuhanga Monotypes

Saturday-Sunday, December 4-5, 2021, 10-5
In this newly developed workshop, participants will utilize the techniques of traditional mokuhanga — brushing waterborne pigments onto wooden blocks and taking an impression with a hand-held baren — in a more improvisational and spontaneous way than is usually done.  Experimenting with both carved and uncarved blocks, masks, stencils, and various types of brushes, participants will have the opportunity to discover fresh and contemporary ways of using this ancient method.

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Introduction to Mokuhanga (Japanese Water-based Woodcut)

Friday - Sunday, October 15-17, 2021, 10-5. This workshop is full. Email to be on the waiting list.
Mokuhanga, the traditional Japanese method of woodblock printing, is an elegant, green, and low-tech printmaking process. This workshop will introduce all aspects of the process: transferring images to wooden blocks, carving with Japanese tools, using the Kento registration system, and printing with brushes and a baren.

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Printing Monotypes without a Press via ZOOM

with Joyce Silverstone Section 2:  July 9-11, 2021, Friday 3-5 PM (EDT), Saturday and Sunday 12-2 PM (EDT) This section is full.  Email to be on the waiting list. Section …
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