In June, "Lobster" was accepted into the “National Juried Competition: Works on Paper 2019” exhibit at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences. For this 21st national competition, Louis Marchesano, senior curator of prints, drawings and photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, chose 60 works from artists in all 50 states. It was an honor to participate with such heady company that included leading contemporary printmakers.
"Lobster" is a one-of-a-kind monotype where using the subtractive method I remove black etching ink from a metal plate with cardboard, brushes, fingers and towels to create a lobster on a platter with energy, movement and depth. By using black ink only and supersizing the image the viewer is challenged to see beyond the typical red lobster. More works on paper using this technique can be viewed on my website.
Monotype on Arches Heavyweight Printmaking Paper
Image: 13.5" x 25.5", Matted and Framed: 20" x 32"
Where to see my artwork:
Timothy Smith & Sons LLC; 37 Market St. Onancock VA
Studio Montclair @ KW, 237 Lorraine Ave., Montclair NJ
Main Street Gallery, 131 Main St., Manasquan NJ
Exhibitions and Awards:
May 21 - August 23: "Summertime Blues, Greens & Reds Solo Exhibition", Gallery211, Two Eleven Broad, Red Bank NJ
September 5 - Octobr 19: "Inspired By...Quilts!", Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair NJ, Reception September 6 7:00-9:00pm
June 28 - August 9: "State of the Art 2019", Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair NJ, Reception June 28 7:00-9:00pm
June 29 - July 27, 2019: "Pushing the Envelope", Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council, Newton NJ
July 1 - July 27, 2019: "Art of Tuesday Night", Glen Rock Public Library, Glen Rock NJ; Reception July 27 1:00-2:00pm
For more information and available artwork for sale click here.
Until next time,
Emily Gilman Beezley
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