December 2017 newsletter in a new format

What's coming up

What's been happening since the last newsletter

What's going on in our community


Coming Up

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Elizabeth Jabar during her 2017 residency

Residency Fellowship

2-week residency in a private printmaking studio with on-site accommodations.
Residency Dates: May 29-June 10, 2018
Application deadline December 15, 2017
Notification: January 15, 2018

Information and application here


Nancy Diessner, "Waters Web", photopolymer intaglio

Winter - Spring Workshops

Etching, Monotype, Animating Prints, Photopolymer, Collage, Screen Printing and more!

Old favorites return and new offerings await.

The full list is here.

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Liz Chalfin, "you are here x", etching

The Sanford Gallery returns

Re-opened after a 3-year hiatus

December will feature prints by ZMP Faculty and Monitors:

Maya Malachowski Bajak, Annie Bissett, Meredith Broberg, Liz Chalfin, Daniel Chiaccio, Nancy Diessner, Sally Clegg, Pamela Crawford, Louise Kohrman, Tekla McInerney, Larinda Meade, Lynn Peterfreund, Kevin Pomerleau, Joyce Silverstone, Esther S. White.

The gallery is open during studio hours.

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Claire Crews and Sam Guerin doing research

Internship Opportunity

We are accepting applications for our March - August 2018 internships. Our interns conduct primary research and assist with workshops. In exchange, they get a year of membership to the studio.

Deadline: January 1, 2018

Information and application here


Highlights from the Fall

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prints from the portfolio "Traces"

Traces portfolio

We are so pleased to announce that Traces has been purchased by The New York Public Library and Hampshire College Special Collections. We are thrilled to have our portfolio included in these wonderful, accessible collections.

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Sally Clegg representing Zea Mays Printmaking


Our third year at Editions/Artists' Book Fair in New York in October was a big success.
We featured portfolios and artists' books by 13 ZMP artists. We sold lots of things and had great conversations with print lovers.

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Frank Ozereko "Yellow Assembly," monotypes

Off-Site Exhibition

Working Green a show of over 40 ZMP member artists working in all print media, forms and sizes at Motherbrook Arts Center (Dedham, MA).

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Kim Gatesman explaining Magnetograms

Artist Talks

The exhibition at Motherbrook Arts Center included artists' talks where Frank Ozereko, Kim Gatesman and Lynn Peterfreund all gave great insight into their working processes.

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Elisa Lanzi pulling a carborundum collagraph on a sheet of Kitakata


We are thankful for the generosity of Awagami Factory who donated gorgeous Japanese papers for many of our fall workshops.

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carborundum collagraph plate inked up

And Speedball who generously donated Akua inks, plastic plates and carborundum gel for our fall Carborundum Collagraph workshop




Call for Entries: BIG INK at 3 Fish Studios, San Francisco, CA
Deadline: February 19th, 2018
Entry Fee: Free to apply, $295 dollars if selected
BIG INK has teamed up with 3 Fish Studios for two one-day large woodcut printing sessions on Saturday and Sunday, April 28th and 29th, 2018. We'll be utilizing 3 Fish's etching press to pull prints. Artists are invited to submit a proposal to create a woodcut, at least 24” x 36” in dimension, online at

Call for Entries: BIG INK at Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA
Deadline: April 9th, 2018
Entry Fee: Free to apply, $295 dollars if selected
BIG INK has teamed up with Dedee Shattuck Gallery for two one-day large woodcut printing sessions Saturday and Sunday, June 16th and 17th, 2018. We'll be utilizing BIG INK's mobile etching press to pull prints. Artists are invited to submit a proposal to create a woodcut, at least 24” x 36” in dimension, online at


Call for printmakers: Are you a printmaker creating work with a social message? Take a stand, inspire a conversation, give a sh*t.
Main St. Amherst, MA.
Submissions due January 9, 2018
Show opens January 17, 2018
Submit here

Fifth National monotype/monoprint juried exhibition
Entry deadline: February 15, 2018
Submissions online only:


Interesting Print Things

The Library of Congress is involved in a massive digitizing project and they recently put over 2500 Japanese Woodblock Prints online for downloading.

There is a lovely small exhibition of Michael Mazur’s prints, paintings & drawings at the Mead Museum, Amherst College until December 31st.

Emily Mason Printmaking Show at Mitchell Giddings Gallery, Brattleboro, VT.
November 11-January 7, 2018


Member News

Erika Radich will be part of a group show:
Four Directions: Current Work by Four Monadnock Artists
Brian D. Cohen, Watercolors; Medora Hebert, Photographs; Deborah Lloyd Kaufman, Paintings; Erika Radich, Prints
Historic Harrisville, Granite Mill
69 Main St, Harrisville, NH
Artist Reception: Friday, Dec 1, 5-8pm

Kevin Pomerleau has work in the following upcoming shows:

IPCNY New Prints Program Winter Exhibition. The work was selected by Miguel A. Aragón, Natasha Becker, Pepe Coronado, Bernard Lumpkin, Jennifer Melby, and Mark Waskow, from a record 1,313 applicants. Artists submitted work from all 50 states as well as Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. The show will run from January 11th to March 28th with an opening reception on Thursday, January 11th, 6-8PM. Located at The International Print Center New York, 508 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001
Ille Arts 2017 Holiday Show – Running throughout December with an opening reception on Saturday, December 2nd, 5-8PM. Located at Ille Arts, 171 Main St, Amagansett, NY 11930

Larinda Meade is in the following shows:
Near the Edge has been chosen as part of the Creative Portland Fall Art Exhibit, 18 Free Street, Portland, ME. Exhibition dates: October 19-Mid April 2018

Timbre 1, Timbre 3 and Local Fields have been accepted to the Divergent Ink Exhibition October 13-December 7, Rubber City Prints, Akron Ohio

River Mist, is included in Focus Printmaking II Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine February 2018

Local Field was accepted to the 5th Annual Remarque/New Grounds International Print Exhibition, Albuquerque, New Mexico. December 1, 2017 to January 27, 2018

Liz Bannish will show work in the 70th Anniversary Boston Printmakers Biennial. The exhibition reception is at the Lesley University Lunder Arts Center in Cambridge, MA, on January 27th from 3-5 pm. This is included as part of a full day of print-related activities all around the city put on by the Boston Printmakers.

Three of Anita Hunt's etchings are featured in Issue 18 of The Hand Magazine
Her print, Lodge XI, is included in the 2018 Delta National Small Print Exhibition, on view January 18 - February 28, 2018 at the Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro. The show was selected by Mary Weaver Chapin, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Portland Art Museum

Anne Beresford is exhibiting in THE BOSTON PRINTMAKERS 2017 NORTH AMERICAN PRINT BIENNIAL, Jan. 27 - March 4, 2018
at The Lunder Arts Center, at Lesley University College of Arts and Design, Cambridge, MA

Angela Earley-Alves has an updated website featuring her art and a shop where you can purchase her woodcuts. Spread the word! The site is

B.Z. Reily is showing New prints, assemblages, sculptures at Oxbow Gallery Back Room, Northampton, MA
January 11th-28th 2018
Opening on Friday, January 12th: 5 -8 p.m.


Faculty News

Lynn Peterfreund's monotype animation “Crow 206” will be showing in St Johnsbury, Vermont in a juried show:
Juror, John R. Stomberg, director of the Hood Art Museum at Dartmouth College. Exhibition dates: December 2-Feb 16, 2018.

Liz Chalfin has a print included in THE BOSTON PRINTMAKERS 2017 NORTH AMERICAN PRINT BIENNIAL, Jan. 27 - March 4, 2018
at The Lunder Arts Center, at Lesley University College of Arts and Design, Cambridge, MA

Annie Bissett is exhibiting two woodblock prints in Mokuhanga: Impressions Past and Present at Union College in Schenectady NY. The show, curated by Asian art historian Sheri Lullo and printmaking professor Sandra Wimer, will feature historical Japanese prints as well as work by ten contemporary artists who work with Japanese method woodblock printmaking. January 3 - March 13, 2018, at Burns/Crowell Galleries in the Feigenbaum Center for Visual Arts.

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