Erik Brunvand curated a Southern Graphics print exchange called “Homespun Technology” and asked me to send an edition of ‘prints’ (drawings with painting).
In this portfolio the artists respond to the theme of “Homespun Technology” in both literal and thematic ways. Some use their own homespun technology in the production of their prints. Others use imagery and thematic content to address this growing trend to “make” on one’s own, rather than be content with what someone else makes for you.
Participants were: Erik Brunvand, Ed Bateman, Sean Caulfield, Catherine Stewart, Ashley John Pigford, Lenore Thomas, Erik Waterkotte, Amber Heaton, Justin Diggle, Nathan Meltz, Ericka Walker, Sandy Brunvand , Mike Lyon, Stefanie Dykes , Nicole Hand, Todd Anderson, Terri Dilling, Koichi Yamamoto, Yoonmi Nam, Leslie Grossman, Tricia Treacy
- In the collection of: the Southern Graphics Council International
- In the collection of: the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
- Exhibited: SGCI PrintMKE conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 2013
- Exhibited: Impact 8 conference, Dundee, Scotland, August 2013
- Exhibited: Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2013
In preparation for my contribution, I made a BUNCH of proof drawings, experimenting with different subjects, arrangements, painted grounds, and different line qualities and numbers of drawing layers – I was seeking a strong image while limiting myself to a reasonable execution – my solution still required many hours of drawing for each of the 24 drawings in the ‘edition’.