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Erin Nolan
artist | illustrator | graphic designer
artist | illustrator | graphic designer
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"Eagle Tower Remembered"
My latest intaglio print created using the dry etch technique is entitled
"Eagle Tower Remembered" is hot off the press (literally). "Eagle Tower Remembered" An intaglio using the dry etch technique by Erin K. Nolan . It is just
in time for " Plum Bottom...

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Computer Down
June, 2015 Storm over DeKalb County, IL at Afton Prairie Park I came in to work today, a Saturday, to finish the park district's youth summer sports photos. This involves hundreds of photos. I've been here, on a beautiful sunny day, a direct weather opposit...

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An Anxious Contentment
I've been at a loss this past year. I feel like I am drifting, not quite living life to the fullest. A good way to describe it is content, yet anxious. It seems I've always had something to rally for. I'd tell myself, "I will get that degree" or  "I will do...

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An Anxious Contentment
I've been at a loss this past year. I feel like I am drifting, not quite living life to the fullest. A good way to describe it is content, yet anxious. It seems I've always had something to rally for. I'd tell myself, "I will get that degree" or  "I will do...

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The Year of the Green Wood Goat (or Sheep)
The Baren Forum , a collective of relief printmakers working in woodblock, is having their annual Chinese New Year exchange. I've participated in an exchange before with my ginger root print and am excited to see everyone's version! Exchanges are so cool be...

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Go Fund Me
Donate $100 or more and receive an exclusive editioned print! I've got the "Dry Etch Blues" and the only cure is a Conrad E-15 printing press!! After attending Northern Illinois University and taking an Intaglio class, I haven't stopped thinking about this ...

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Five Lies Answered
I just read this very heartening article entitled, "Five Lies That Could Be Ruining Your Career (And Your Life)" from Duct Tape Marketing. It resonated intimately with me. I encourage you to read it through and seriously consider the questions it poses, not...

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Recent work and works in progress
Title: "My Traveling Companion at the Ridges" Artist: Erin K. Nolan Edition: 24 Media: Relief print: woodblock, moku hanga Year: April, 2014 Print dimensions: 10" x 8" Paper dimensions: 14" x 12" Ink: Akua Kolor Washi: Kozoshi © 2014 Erin K. Nolan d/b/a Pej...

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Why spend time in nature?
Evening Afton Prarie Park "Nature is something within which we flourish, so having it be more a part of our lives is critical, especially when we live and work in built environments." ~ Richard Ryan, Professor of Psychology, University of Rochester. June,...

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GALLERY OPENING: PEACES Art Gallery & Adornments
PEACES Art Studio & Adornments  prepares for its opening! [photo via PEACES Facebook] I've been blessed to know Cheryl Voss for many years. We met while both supporting The Land Conservancy of McHenry County  (TLC). Now she is starting her own nature-inspir...
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