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Sherrie York
Relief printmaker. Draughtswoman. Sometimes painter. Outside fuels my insides.
Relief printmaker. Draughtswoman. Sometimes painter. Outside fuels my insides.

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Hog Island Audubon Camp and the Audubon Artist Residency
It's hard to believe that I've been in Maine for almost two months now. That familiar dichotomy of just arrived/been here forever has taken hold and I find myself conflicted, as always, about the approaching transition back to the west. Here at Hog Island A...

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Print workshop review
It's my first morning back in Maine after almost a week at the Museum of American Bird Art (MABA) in Canton, Massachusetts. This past weekend ten inspired and inspiring participants joined me on a journey into reduction linocut; we had a great time and they...

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Still on the road... or on the sea... or in the woods...
Picture a window seat long enough to sleep on, one that looks out into the thick and richly textured green of the Maine woods. Now picture me, cozy under a puffin-themed quilt, laptop perched across my legs. Rough life, ain't it? Ah, but it gets worse. Atla...

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Reduction Linocut Workshop at the Museum of American Bird Art
We just wrapped up a great week of Arts & Birding here in Maine, but my adventures on the east coast are far from over. Next up: A weekend of reduction linocutting at the Museum of American Bird Art in Canton, Massachusetts (Boston area), July 8-9. I'd love...

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The Maine Event - 2017
If you've been checking in with Brush and Baren for a while this won't be the first time you've encountered a post with photos from the coast of New England instead of the Rocky Mountains. I've been migrating east to be an oh-so-fortunate member of the inst...

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Linocut in Progress: Believe it or not
When we last left our printmaker, she was distracted from printmaking by an illustration project. It happens. But I'm happy to report the illustration project is finished and there's been a little progress on the new linocut in the Underfoot series . The pr...

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Linocut in Progress: Masking unmasked
Ah, May. The month of preparing for east coast adventures and the time of year when the to-do list gets longer instead of shorter each day closer to departure. Today I choose to be amused by the dance I'm trying to master, the one that swoops semi-gracefull...

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Print Day in May
Since 2007,  Monterey Peninsula College Printmakers (MPC) have devoted the first Saturday in May to fine art printmaking. Ten years later, what began as a local event in the greater Monterey Bay Area of California has become a worldwide celebration of print...

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Field Sketching 101 with the Central Colorado Conservancy
Pretty much anything can happen with the weather in a Rocky Mountain spring. Twice last week I found myself making long drives in bad weather: wet, sloppy snow that thankfully didn't pile up much on the roads but which compromised visibility and gave me spl...

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It's that time of year!
Ah, spring. Migrants are arriving. Grass is turning green. And warp speed must be engaged.  April and May are The Crazy Months for me– a time when jury submissions are due and show notifications are received and the Colorado Governor's Show opens. I'm also ...
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