Asheville Print studio is engaged in safer and non-toxic processes and practices. Mono-printing and mono-types, Mokulito (Lithography done a wooden plate instead of limestone), solar-plate (waterbased photoplymer plates)and Mokuhnaga ( woodblocks) as well as mixed media collage works. We have moved into a larger space and are now three printmakers working in tandem. Lisa Steffens and Jean McLaughlin all bring their special talents and areas of interest into the studio. We will offer classes, workshops and rent press time as of January 2020.

In my personal work the extensive possibilities of the medium and ‘the dance’ at the press—that push/pull that happens as I apply and subtract ink, texture and image is the driving force behind most of the work that gets created in the studio. Sometimes the work is meticulously planned, other times the images miraculously appear. I have a deep interest in the figurative and the natural world as well as the decaying urban cityscape. My work often skirts between realism and abstraction but I have always had a love of collage, layering and assemblage. My early training included a BFA from School of Visual Arts and an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology. As a retired NYC art educator I would like to offer nurturing and inclusive workshops for all levels of learners interested in making prints safely.