Three Maine communities will host a show of prints by artists from Maine and Aomori, Japan. The traveling exhibition is part of MAPS (Maine-Aomori Printmaking Society) organized by Friends of Aomori as a cultural exchange program, sharing art and artists between the sister states of Maine and Aomori.
Starboard Rock, by Holly Berry, on exhibit in the Maine-Aomori Printmaking Show
The show will be on view at the Stonewall Gallery at the Yarmouth History Center from May 1 to July 1; Tides Institute & Museum of Art in Eastport from August 18 to September 17; Chase’s Garage in York from September 30 to October 29.
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“This Old House Plant,” a linocut by Holly Berry, is part of “The Garden of Earthly Delights” at Tidemark Gallery
“The Garden of Earthly Delights,” a group show curated by Chris Augusta and Dick Koubek to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Heironymus Bosch, will go on view Wednesday, October 5, at Tidemark Gallery in Waldoboro.
Opening Reception is on Saturday, October 8, 4 to 7 PM.
The show will be on view through November 5, 2016.
902 Main Street
OPEN 10 AM to 5 PM, Wednesday through Saturday (207) 832-5109
Date: Friday, September 9, to Sunday, September 11, 2016
Location: Mt. Chase Lodge, Patten, Maine
With the comforts of a bed and meals provided at Mt. Chase Lodge, workshop participants will determine how to structure their time between a range of wonderful foliage walks or hikes led by Emily Davis, AMC Maine Trip Leader, and artistic endeavors including drawing and printmaking at the lodge with Holly Berry.
Adult Member Fee: $225
Adult Non-Member Fee: $225
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn all you need to know to make your own block prints! From handling the cutting tools through a series of explorative exercises… to create various lines, textures, and patterns… to designing, inking and printing your own images by hand. Holly will show examples of finished prints and demonstrate various cutting and printing techniques. You may bring an idea or she can help you with or get you started with a cutting and printing exercise.
Schedule for Thursdays: June 23, July 21, August 11, 18, and 25, 2016
Where: The Space @ No. 9, 9 Friendship Rd, Waldoboro, ME 04572
There is no long-term commitment. You can drop by for one, a few, or all of the 3-hour sessions. $35 per session, materials included or bring your own.
Call or email Holly at 207.832.7210, email@example.com for more information and to sign up. RSVP required, please!
Linocultivation: Botanically Inspired Linocuts
Friday, September 2, 2016
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Barters Island Road
Join Holly at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens to learn and experience all the basics of the engaging and meditative art of linoleum block printing! Design, cut and print your own stylized version of a rare or extraordinary plant to make an original work of art. Focus will be on developing cutting techniques to create variety in textures and patterns while striking a dynamic balance between negative and positive areas.
Materials list will be provided.
This class counts toward the Certificate in Botanical Arts
$85.00 for Member Adult
$100.00 for Non-Member Adult
Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, 2016
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: The Art Complex Museum
189 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA
Explore the relief potential of collagraphs in combination with linocuts during this two day workshop.
Day one will focus on creating a dynamic design using paper, cardboard, string and other materials to make a collagraph block. Using the press, participants will have the opportunity to make embossings and try out various inking options with their collagraph block.
Day two will focus on designing and cutting a linoleum block in response to their collagraph image. See what surprises are in when combining the two blocks by layering and overprinting the designs.
Materials supply list will be provided upon registration. Cost $175.
To register for this class please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-923-6634 ext. 10
Come view the exhibit “Seasonal Scenes: The Beauty of Rural Maine,” art that revolves
around the Maine outdoors as a place of natural beauty and also as a backdrop for seasonal
iconic pastimes. Holly, along with more than 20 other artists from Maine and New England will have work in the exhibit.
L.C.Bates Museum, Hinckley, ME
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Holly Berry (multicolor linocuts), Jane Banquer (woodcuts), Chris Beneman (collgraph monotypes), Laura Lee McGuirk Dun (gelatin monoprints)
Exhibit dates: June 13th through July 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 13th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm
Hole in the Wall Studioworks
1544 Roosevelt Trail
Raymond, Maine 04071
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The Bountiful Block: Printing Without A Press with Holly Berry
Join Holly for workshops on August 6 and 7, 2015 at the Summer Book Arts Program located at the University of Southern Maine
The Summer Book Arts Program runs August 3 – August 9, 2015
University of Southern Maine
Portland campus – Wishcamper Center
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