The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

NATURE PRINTS - Design and Aesthetics in Nature

NATURE PRINTS - Design and Aesthetics in Nature

Leonore Alaniz will be displaying some of her Nature Prints illustrating the attention given to detail which heightens our awareness

The exhibit is free and open from Oct. 1st to Oct. 31st, at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd., Easthampton. Contact # 413-584-3009.

For the joy of leaving impressions on the human mind, the artist inks plant and animal parts, and direct-imprints these with hand or foot pressure onto paper and cloth.

For twenty five years she has documented, and interpreted the vitality of life forms, as her tribute to their existence in the web of life.

Adult and Teen Nature Printing on Sun., Nov. 6th from 1:30 to 4:30 at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd., Easthampton.

All (suitable for children 12 - 18 years)

Members: Adult $45.00, Child $45.00

Nonmembers: Adult $55.00, Child $55.00

This instantly rewarding art-science technique has a long and charming history. It permits the artful documentation of anatomical details on diverse surfaces with simple tools and materials. Participants learn about collecting and storing plant specimens and how to embellish imprints with colors or calligraphy. Leonore is a designer/artisan who has taught and exhibited widely for more than 20 years. She is a member of the Nature Printing Society

Fee includes all materials

Registration is required.

Call 413-584-3009 to register by phone.

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