The New Addition Edition

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A group of us who are or have been artists in residence at Kala have been meeting regularly over the past two years to critique work and discuss future projects. This has been one of the highlights of my years in Berkeley. At our most recent meeting, hosted by Nora Pauwels and John DeMerritt at their studio, we critiqued (quite favorably) my husband’s and my most recent collaborative project: a baby boy, “Marty.”

This meeting was also a baby shower – or rather, a print shower – which has kick-started Marty’s now already amazing art collection. Here are some of his first works on paper from Bay Area printmakers and friends. The collection was so lovely, I couldn’t help but share:

above and below: etching by Nora Pauwels and photogravure by Linda Simmel

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below: polyptych by nif hodgson with chine collé, etching, and screenprint

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below: monoprint by Jenny Robinson

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below: monoprint chine collé by Susan Belau

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below: the new one contemplating his collection of limited edition prints

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Many thanks to these kind and talented artists and friends for their support, critique, and insight over the years. Marty is a lucky new collector!