Spring is finally here in Minnesota, thankfully. I love the seasons but I’m as glad to see the back of all that snow and ice as everyone else.
Something else I’m thankful for is the variety of work I get to be involved with working with other artists. I’ve just finished printing two exhibitions as inkjet prints, both of which I’m really happy with, and now I’m currently working on projects that include albumen prints, salt prints, a platinum-palladium portfolio and an edition in polymergravure.
The Handmade Photograph
Recently Bostick and Sullivan, all round good people and who have supported practitioners working in the field of alternative and historical processes for decades now, had their first call for entries — The Handmade Photograph: Contemporary Photographers Working in Historic Processes.
El Museo Cultural
555 Camino de la Familia
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Polymergravure, 4.25″ x 8.75″
Minnesota State Arts Board Grant
This year I’m one of the very grateful recipients of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant.
We’re also getting close to the end of an eight-week Continuing Education polymergravure class at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. This is always a fun class to teach and so rewarding, seeing the prints that are produced during that period.
Fortunately/unfortunately it’s usually oversubscribed, so check my website’s workshop page regularly for details of any upcoming classes at either MCAD or Highpoint Center for Printmaking, or sign up for my newsletter.
These fine-micron stochastic screens, the ones I use for my work, my clients and in the workshops I teach, are now available on my website at a special introductory price until the summer. Used with photopolymer plates, they are available in three contrast resolutions, soft, medium and hard.
These screens have been shipped to print shops across the U.S. and to Scotland, England and Australia. If you’re a school or college, or run workshops in polymergravure, email me to enquire about the availability of test screens.
Available in sizes from 8″ x 10″ to 20″ x 28″ although larger sizes are available – prices on demand.