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Block printing Workshop - Part 2

Thursday, January 30

10:00 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.

Workshops


This 4-week block printing workshop is open to anyone who has previously taken a block printing class with Mary Rhinelander. Part two offers students the opportunity to create more advanced prints in multiple colors using both a reduction technique and through the use of multiple blocks, with a continued focus on the inspirational work of the Folly Cove Designers. A great opportunity to create unique cards for Valentines Day.

Cost is $125 for CAM members; $145 nonmembers.

Space is limited; reservations required. Reserve online at Eventbrite or call (978) 283-0455 x10.

 

Class meets on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: January 16, 23, 30 and February 6.

Mary Rhinelander is a professional artist with an MFA in printmaking. Gloucester is in her DNA, starting with great grandparents who spent summers on Eastern Point. She lives in East Gloucester, in a yellow clapboard house once known as “The Summer Art House” where the painter, Theresa Bernstein, and her painter/printmaker husband, William Meyerowitz, spent many decades (starting in 1924). Having purchased her home directly from their estate, William’s etching press is still happily living in the sun-filled basement studio. Mary has had many solo and group shows and her work is in both public and private collections. She has painted murals, designed logos and book covers, illustrated for a variety of publications, and taught students of all ages. In 2004 she founded a fine art card business, Mermade Press. With a deep affinity for the Folly Cove Designers and Virginia Lee Burton in particular, it has been Mary’s great pleasure to bring block printing workshops into Cape Ann’s public schools with the support of CAM and the Gloucester Education Foundation.

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