Saturday, February 21, 2009

Summary of Newburyport Art Association Printmakers Meeting

Seven printmakers gathered at the NAA gallery last night. We shared news and prints and planned for future meetings and trips.

Friday, MARCH 20th (the Vernal Equinox), is our field trip date for the Boston Printmakers Biennial at BU. We'll meet at the gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave. in Boston, at 11:00 to see the exhibition, followed by lunch and (for all those interested) continue to the Mc Mullen Museum of Art at Boston College for an exhibit "The Book as Art".
Contact Barbara Kedesdy carpooling if you're in the Newburyport area.
Members liked the idea of another daytime hands-on workshop in APRIL. Send ideas re themes, activities, or techniques you'd like to pursue.

For MAY, the group made tentative plans for a trip to the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Ct. (exhibition of Scottish printmakers, until May 16th)late MAY, early JUNE - IMPORTANT PLANNING MEETING FOR SUMMER SHOW! (to include publicity, postcard, wall assignment, gallery-sitting schedule and much much more)

Print above is a gelatin print by Linda Germain

Saturday, February 14, 2009

NAA Printmakers February Meeting

The next printmakers meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 17th, 7:00 PM Newburyport Art Association Be sure to bring your transformed collaborative prints (from the session at Mary's studio) and prints-in-progress. We'll continue these critiques at our meeting.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Susan Jaworski-Stranc Wins Printmaking Award @ Winter Show

Susan Jaworski-Stranc's Linocut entitled "Bringing Out Dory" was chosen to receive the award for Printmaking at the Winter Members' Juried Show, @ the Newburyport Art Association. The juror was Elizabeth Wyckoff, Assistant Director and Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College.
February6 to March 1
Reception: Sun., Feb. 8, 3 – 5 pm
Hours: Closed Tuesdays. Open other Weekdays & Saturdays, 11 am – 5 pm, and Sundays, 1 – 5 pm. Exhibitions and receptions are open and free to the public.

You can view more of Susan's work at: Western Avenue Studios122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA Location Map Open Studios Day First Saturday of each month12-5 PM

Monotype prints to be featured in Exhibit @ Lynn Arts Center

Three members of the NAA Printmakers Interest Group, Mary Carolyn Webber, Mary Arthur Pollak, Barbara Nachmias-Kedesdy have had work selected for the Monotype Guild of New England exhibition "Endless Possibilities: the Unique Print".

The exhibition will be held at the Lynn Arts Center, 25 Exchange St., Lynn, MA from March 31st to May 1st. The image above is "Aquatic Symphony " 19 x 2 4⅝ Cyanotype/Monoprint by Mary Carolyn Webber.