A new exhibition featuring metalpoint artists alongside metalworkers is opening at the Baltimore Jewelry Center in Maryland. Drawing Down opens April 19 and runs through May 31, 2019, with an opening reception Friday, April 19 at 6 p.m. The exhibition features many of my metalpoint compadres, including Robyn Ellenbogen, Mike Nichols, Carol Prusa, and Susan Schwalb, alongside many other 2D artists, notable jewelers, and metalsmiths. More info can be found here: baltimorejewelrycenter.org/exhibition/drawing-down/
I am offering a one-day workshop in silverpoint technique through the Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists this April 27th. In addition, I will be offering a short discussion and demo of metalpoint, along with a book-signing at Meininger Art Supply on Broadway in Denver on April 6.
I am showing two metalpoints in the current SPARK Gallery Supporting Members Show in Denver. Red River from 2018 and a new work, Cyclone, will be on view until May 5, 2019 at 900 Santa Fe Drive.
Cyclone, 2019, copperpoint on prepared paper, 11 x 11 inches (sheet size)
Metalpoint artist Susan Schwalb and I have written have written a book on metalpoint technique, due out this December from Routledge. Silverpoint and Metalpoint Drawing: A Complete Guide to the Medium is the first comprehensive guide to the medium, fully illustrated in color with chapters on technique, history and a gallery of contemporary metalpoint masters. Contributions by Carol Prusa and Thea Burns, with a foreword by Bruce Weber. Order it directly from the publisher here or from Amazon.com.
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