Member News: Bay Hallowell

Selected prints by Bay Hallowell will be on view at Youth Interactive’s State Gallery in Santa Barbara during April 2019.  This solo exhibition was curated by Crista Dix in honor of Poetry Month.  Inspired by provocative words and phrases, Hallowell allows the letters that form them to lead her into explorations of shapes, colors, textures... Continue Reading →

Member News: Leslie Plimpton & Christina Altfeld

Leslie and Christina were both juried in to the BuenaVentura Art Association’s 39th annual open show at the Ventura County Museum. Congratulations to Leslie who won 3rd place for her piece titled “The King of Fashion” it is a dry point etching that is hand tinted.  The juror was Wiliam Wray.

Member News: Christina Altfeld

Christina Altfeld is the Artist in Residence at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum in Oxnard. She has a studio set up with a press as well as a gallery of her coastal inspired prints. You can see her working on Fridays and Saturdays 10am -1pm.

Welcome to our Newest Member: Most

Most has a B.A. in Studio Arts from Cal State Channel Islands. He is a graphic designer and silkscreen printer & printmaker who creates unique prints and sticker art. Self taught in the sticker art medium he began printmaking in 2013 when he discovered he could print his own vinyl stickers by carving his designs... Continue Reading →

Intaglio Etching

Intaglio (in-tal-ee-oh) Intaglio is used to describe a specific family of printmaking that utilizes the incised line in a surface (usually a metal like copper or zinc) to retain ink which is then transferred to a special paper by way of extreme pressure. It is the direct opposite of relief printmaking. The method originates from antiquity,... Continue Reading →

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