The Ohio Valley Art League (OVAL) is presenting a print making exhibit in the Rotunda Gallery, Henderson County Public Library, 101 South Main Street, Henderson, KY. The exhibit is open and will continue through January 30, 2015.
The following artists have prints displayed in this unique exhibit; Brett Anderson, Michael Aakhus, Janice Greene and Carolyn Roth, Evansville, IN and Carol S. Richardson, Henderson, KY.
“Prints are created by transferring ink from a matrix or through a prepared screen to a sheet of paper or other material. Common types of matrices include: metal plates, usually copper or zinc, or polymer plates for engraving or etching; stone, aluminum, or polymer for lithography; blocks of wood for woodcuts and wood engravings; and linoleum for linocuts. Screens made of silk or synthetic fabrics are used for the screen-printing process. Other types of matrix substrates and related processes are discussed below.
Multiple impressions printed from the same matrix form an edition. Since the late 19th century, artists have generally signed individual impressions from an edition and often number the impressions to form a limited edition; the matrix is then destroyed so that no more prints can be produced. Prints may also be printed in book form, such as illustrated books or artist’s books.”
Please contact OVAL for more information 270-860-1930 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org