The Prints of Siri Beckman: Engraving a Sense of Place (Hardcover)

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The Prints of Siri Beckman: Engraving a Sense of Place (Hardcover)

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Siri Beckman made her way to Maine in the late 1970s, where she was "called" to wood engraving quite by accident. She has been practicing this art form for over forty years and this volume, featuring more than 100 of her images, is a celebration of her life's work and legacy. Text by Beckman discusses the process of wood engraving and her passion for printmaking and book arts. Carl Little ties her work to place and establishes its place in the canon of Maine art.

Siri Beckman has an MFA in Printmaking and Book Arts from University of Arts in Philadelphia and has held several teaching positions at colleges and at the Haystack Mountain School of Craft, and artist residencies in the national park system, including at Acadia, Badlands, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde National Parks. Her work has been in numerous exhibitions in Maine and beyond and is in the collections of the Library of Congress, Farnsworth Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Harvard University, and several other institutions. She lives in Bath, Maine.

Product Details ISBN: 9781684751082
ISBN-10: 168475108X
Publisher: Down East Books
Publication Date: January 15th, 2024
Pages: 120
Language: English