_________________________________________Current & Upcoming
SUMI FUSION, NARA JAPAN
Nov 30-Dec 4, 2021
“Matrix,” a print that combines the American method of color printing known as white line woodblock with the Japanese method of mokuhanga, has been selected for a juried in-person and online exhibition called Sumi Fusion. The exhibition is one of the central events of the International Mokuhanga Conference 2021 in Nara, Japan, scheduled to take place from November 30 - December 4.
WOOD & WATER: MOKUHANGA MONOTYPES, IN-PERSON, FLORENCE MA
Dec 4-5, 2021
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. This workshop, which is suitable for both beginners and experienced printers, is a fun and gentle way to become comfortable with the basic ingredients of mokuhanga printing: wood, water, pigment and rice paste. More information and registration is available on the Zea Mays Printmaking web site.
BETWEEN THE BLOCK AND THE PAPER, MANCHESTER VT
Dec 11, 2021–Mar 27, 2022
Eight artists who call themselves The Mokuhanga Sisters have created an ambitious and large show along with invited teachers and friends to demonstrate the range and versatility of mokuhanga. I'm pleased to be included. The exhibition is on view in Yester House simultaneously with Hiroshige and the Changing Japanese Landscape in the Wilson Museum. At Southern Vermont Arts Center.
Reception: Saturday, December 11, 4-6pm.
930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, VT
INTRO TO MOKUHANGA VIDEO COURSE, ONLINE
Available exclusively through Zea Mays Printmaking, this video course will take you through all the steps to make a Japanese woodblock print, from choosing tools to preparing your block, transferring your images, carving tips and multiple printing techniques. If you've ever wanted to take a course with me but couldn't because of time or geography, here's a chance to learn mokuhanga at your own pace, in your own space.
_______________________________________Past Exhibits & Events
IPCNY NEW PRINTS 2020/WINTER, NEW YORK NY
January 14–March 21, 2020
I'm honored to have my woodblock print Foot Bowl included in this prestigious printmaking overview show at the International Print Center of NY. Check the IPCNY web site for more details as the date approaches.
508 West 26th Street, 5A, New York, NY
BOSTON PRINTMAKERS NORTH AMERICAN PRINT BIENNIAL, BOSTON MA
August 26–September 29, 2019
I'm honored to have my woodblock print Wildfire, from the Playing With Fire series, included in this printmaking overview show curated by Shelley R. Langdale, the Park Family Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
More info about the biennial here.
Jewett Art Gallery at Wellesley College
106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA
91st ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, THE PRINT CENTER, PHILADELPHIA PA
May 2017 - April 2018, online
My print series Relics was selected for the Print Center's 91st Annual International Competition and can be viewed online at the link above. The competition was juried by Kelly Baum and Jennifer Farrell, both from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I'm proud to have received the Art In Print award.
BIENNALE INTERNATIONALE D'ESTAMPE CONTEMPORAINE DE TROIS-RIVIÈRES , QUÉBEC CANADA
June 18–September 10, 2017
The Biennale internationale d'estampe contemporaine de Trois-Rivières (BIECTR), one of the premiere international printmaking exhibitions in Canada, will be showing nearly 300 prints by more than 50 professional artists In four exhibition venues around Trois-Rivières. Seven of my Relics halftone prints will be included.
FELLOWSHIP FOR HISTORICAL RESEARCH BY ARTISTS AND WRITERS, AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY, WORCESTER MA
I'm very happy to have been selected to receive a Jay and Deborah Last Fellowship to study at the American Antiquarian Society this spring. The AAS library houses books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, and other graphic arts materials dating back to the colonial period. I will be looking at graphic materials related to the spirituality/religiosity of American national identity.