Large-Scale Textile Printing 2F19
Learn how to register and print a repeat pattern on fabric. Mix textile inks and discuss many wonderful things you can create on a fabric printing table. Take away samples that will be printed with as a result of the demos of multiple techniques. Prerequisite: Prior experience with silkscreen. This class meets at Sheperd Maudsleigh Studio, 27 Dunstan St., Newton, MA.
Liz Shepherd is a sculptor and printmaker. Recent solo exhibitions have been at The Boston Sculptors Gallery, Artpace’s Hudson (Show)Room in San Antonio, Texas, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy, the Trustman Gallery at Simmons College, the Boston Sculptors Gallery. In 2014, she participated in exhibitions at the Hanoi (Vietnam) Contemporary Arts Center, the Q’orikancha Museum in Cusco, Peru, the Icelandic Printmakers Gallery in Reykjanik. Shepherd has also been included in exhibitions of the Royal Academy of Painters and Printmakers at the Bankside Gallery in London and with the Los Angeles Printmakers. In 2014 she was awarded a Traveling Fellowship from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Shepherd was a resident artist at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston in 2017.
Shepherd’s work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Edinburgh College of Art (Scotland), Syracuse University, The Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art in Kennesaw, Georgia, the Hanoi (Vietnam) Contemporary Arts Center, the Boston Public Library, Children’s Hospital, Boston and numerous corporate and private collections.
Rebekah Lord Gardiner
Rebekah Lord Gardiner was born in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from the Philadelphia Colleges of the Arts with a BFA in Printmaking. Rebekah also attended the North Bennet Street School and Brandeis University earning a certificate in Bookbinding and a post-baccalaureate in Fine Arts, respectively. She has exhibited in juried shows at The Bromfield Gallery, The Umbrella Community Arts Center, and Concord Art, to name just a few. While living in Pont Aven, France she had a solo show at Salle Paul Gauguin. She actively participates and exhibits with the sculpture community of Maudslay State Park in Newburyport, MA. Her awards include first place in the Member Spring Awards Show of the Weston Arts and Crafts Association, the Berthe von Moschizisker Printmaking Award, the Print Club Award from the Philadelphia Colleges of the Arts, and was a grant recipient for the Brandeis University Festival of the Arts. Rebekah’s professional career includes being a Master Printer and Production Manager at the Fabric Workshop, bookbinding instructor and guest lecturer at the North Bennet Street School and Rhode Island School of Design. Her work is in private collections in the United States, England, and France.
Materials & Tools:
All materials provided in class