Past – Photo Synthesis: Botanical Prints

BY LIZ WOLF

November 11 – December 6, 2014

 

Limbs and Leaves

Limbs and Leaves

Opening Reception: Friday, November 14, 6-9 P.M.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 6 P.M.

Meet the Artist: Sunday, November 16, 12-2 P.M.

Liz Wolf’s recent work continues her interest in reducing natural forms to their visual essence. The shape, texture and color of a natural element is synthesized into an abstraction. Her intent is to convey to the viewer the sensuous impression of the botanical.

The monoprints, each unique, are constructed by overlaying many layers of etching ink onto a heavy artist paper. The artist uses digital imagery that is transferred and leaves that are inked and printed. An array of contemporary printing techniques is used for image transfer. The techniques include: drawing thin layers of ink on plexiglass, transferring digital images via lithographic techniques, gum transfer and color xerox transfer.

Liz Wolf has shown her work internationally and nationally. She was an adjunct lecturer at Virginia Commonwealth University teaching printmaking. She has taught at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Silver Spring, the Virginia Museum of Fine Art Outreach program and the Lee Art Center in Arlington, Virginia. She is a fellow at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Amherst, Virginia and she teaches printmaking at the Yellow Barn at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Maryland.

 
To see more of her work: lizwolfgraphics.com
For further information contact Liz Wolf at liz.wolf@verizon.net or 301-263-0381
 
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Eight Leaves, Monoprint, 22 x 30

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Limbs and Sky 1, Monoprint, 22 x 30

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Eight Leaves, Monoprint, 22 x 30

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Dimaonds and Leaves, Monoprint, 22 x 30