I recently came across my envelope of hand printed postcards which reminds me I wanted to share with you my experience participating in a print exchange. Every April the Iowa State University’ Print Society conducts a Postcard Print Exchange. I heard about the event through a professor who had participated in the past. To participate you must make 13 editionable prints and mail them individually to the university so they have postage markings of their travel. The university then keeps one print for their collection and mixes up the rest to send back 12 random prints to each participant. My affinity for handmade things and snail mail really intrigued me to participate. Also they provide a theme each year that can be loosely interpreted to give you some inspiration, this year’s was Temptation. Continue reading
Hello. I know it’s been a little while since my last posting. This summer has been very transitional for me since graduating college. I’ve been going through my artwork in preparation to move in September and there are some bodies of work I am photographing to add on here. I’ll also be attending a workshop at the beginning of September I hope to share some experiences from. Soon After which I’ll be posting new work once I get settled into my new place.
This has been an exciting week. The exhibition showcasing my BFA senior class opened Tuesday. I’m so proud of the show we put together. As one of the largest classes of BFA studio artists, a wonderful variety of art has been produced and it’s been an inspiring journey. I’ve shown work before, but this is the first time I’ve been part of an exhibit on this scale. Continue reading
Essential Fact encaustic and mixed media on panel 8×8 inches