Printmaking show opens July 7, 2013 in Annapolis Royal


(Bear River artists Amy Rubin and Flora Doehler will take part in this show)

Over Time and Technique

original prints from Elephant Grass Print Collective and Friends

June 29th- July 18th
Reception with artists, Sunday. July 7th, 2- 4pm

396 St. George Street Annapolis Royal, NS

The members of Elephant Grass Print Collective, a new printmaking and letterpress studio in the Annapolis Royal area and invited local artists are holding their first salon style exhibit and sale of original hand pulled prints at the MYM Gallery, ARTsPLACE.  Over Time and Technique is your chance to see and purchase prints made throughout the careers of Bob Hainstock, Denise Comeau, Jane McBurney Racine, Sheila LeBlanc-Joyce, Janel Warmington,  Micheline Gushue, Karen Boudreau, Janet Larkman, Bonnie Baker, Felicity Redgrave, Kate Wasteneys, Deb Kuzyk, Shela Breau, Ray Mackie, Flora Doehler, and Amy Rubin. Proceeds from sales to be shared between EGPC and the participating artists.

"View from 5 Islands". Monoprint by Flora Doehler, 2012.
“View from 5 Islands”. Monoprint by Flora Doehler, 2012.

Please join EGPC at a reception with the artists on Sunday July 7th, 2-4pm or drop by during gallery hours Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4:30pm, Sat- Sun 1-4pm (by volunteer, please call ahead).  The exhibit runs June 29th- July 18th.

On July 5th, members of  EGPC will be at ARTsPLACE 6-9pm, to demonstrate hand-printing techniques or answer any question about our new print collective endeavour.

Background on Elephant Grass Print Collective
EGPC is an informal collective of artists who are interested in expanding the tradition of printmaking and letterpress within their community, with their goal being both to provide access to printmaking and letterpress equipment, as well as to educate.

EGPC will also offer workshops in non-toxic etching, relief, letterpress and paper making to its membership and occasional users for reasonable rates. Membership in EGPC is open to all regardless of experience.
The EGPC studio is located at 30 School Street, Parker’s Cove, just 8 minutes from downtown Annapolis Royal. It has 3 etching presses that can print from tiny up to 22″ x 30″ paper, a C&P tabletop letterpress, a tabletop proofing press for woodcut and linocut printing, a variety of oil based and soy based inks, paper cutter, type and accessories for the letterpress, as well as paper making supplies.

For more information:
Bonnie Baker

5-30 School Street.
RR #3 Granville Ferry, NS B0S 1K0

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