INK ONLY is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary printmaking. This year’s exhibition has been judged by Liz Chalfin, director, of Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, Massachusetts. The exhibition is sponsored by PaperWorkers Local in partnership with the Birmingham-Southern College Department of Art and Art History, with generous grant support from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. The exhibition opens with a reception and awards presentation on Friday, September 3, 2021, from 6pm to 8pm at Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Arts Center and Azar Studios, at Birmingham-Southern College. The exhibition closes on September 23, 2021. Durbin Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Liz Chalfin is founder and director of Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, Massachusetts. Liz has been involved in printmaking for the past 40 years. Liz teaches workshops at Zea Mays Printmaking, supervises the research at the studio and takes the message and methods of safer printmaking on the road to schools and studios around the world through lectures, demonstrations and workshops. Liz received a B.A. (1980) and M.F.A. (1985) in printmaking. She served as a Lecturer in Art at Whittier College, California for nine years where she converted the traditional studio into a safer facility before founding Zea Mays Printmaking.
Postcard image: Grace Morris, Halcyon Hall in Millbrook, New York, cyanotype and intaglio, 2020
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