One of my sky etchings is in the PAAM members exhibition, opening today!
Made it back to the Fine Arts Works Center again this year! Such a gem of a place in PTown. Grateful for the time I was able to spend creating. Finished up some silkscreen painting/prints.
Update and media release from NASA on the project PSU students, from a variety of disciplines (including art), are a part of. I will be co-leading a team from PSU!
"Vatn" a group of three accordion books, made in Iceland about water (glaciers, rivers, lakes, ocean) was juried in the 100 Mile Radius Exhibition at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery at Keene State University.
I was invited to participate in the 2022 Changsha International Printmakers Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Changsha Normal University in Hunan Province, China. The exhibition and symposium are hosted by the International Academic Printmaking Alliance, Hunan Artists Association, Xiaoxiang International Printmaking Art Center, and the Changsha Normal University School of Fine Arts and Design. Ten established international printmaking artists were selected to showcase their artwork alongside 10 printmakers from China in an exhibition focusing on new media and extended printmaking techniques. My selected artwork highlighted contemporary design practices incorporating silkscreened digital die-cut prints from the butterfly effect series.
I will be co-leading a team of PSU students to participate in a NASA and National Science Foundation funded project to study the next two solar eclipses in the US that will engage hundreds of college students in this exciting and inspiring STEAM experience (project webpage: https://eclipse.montana.edu/ )
The team (and myself) will train this Spring to launch weather balloons during the two upcoming US eclipses
(Oct 2023 and April 2024). We will be traveling to New Mexico for the first Solar Eclipse balloon launch and to northern New Hampshire for the second launch, recording data and making artwork along the way! Very honored to be asked to lead a team and also excited to participate in this amazing opportunity alongside two PSU colleagues and 18 students from various disciplines. More news to come as well as a cumulative exhibition at the Museum of the White Mountains.
I worked with PSU to bring the Monotype Guild of New England members exhibition to the Silver Center for the Arts. The exhibit theme is "Ecology", sixty-five prints are on exhibition. My print class visited and reviewed the exhibit. They were assigned to make their own work based on the theme of "Ecology" and to also utilize the Maker-space and create a laser cut relief print. Their work is being displayed adjacent to the exhibition. My endangered plant species work is also being exhibited in the MGNE exhibition. A few of my students and myself will be participating in the virtual artist talk on January 12th, 2023.
I had the opportunity to attend a printmaking artist residency at the Fine Arts Work Center, Michael Mazur Print Shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts this summer and finalize a new body of work focused on endangered and undiscovered species. Lodging in Robert Motherwell's old studio barn was extra special!