SWMP Suites & New Prints
SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN PRINTMAKERS
coming in May 2021
Begun in the late 1970’s, the Southwest Michigan Printmakers (SWMP) is a diverse and informal group of regional artist/printmakers dedicated to the creation of hand made and fine art prints. Meeting bi-monthly, the group encourages artists working in printmaking and promotes excellence in the various print mediums. Through exhibitions of their works, SWMP helps to encourage public knowledge, understanding, and support for printmaking.
Martin Hubbard, relief print, titled “Heaven and Earth"
impressions from the west of ireland
coming in the Fall of 2021
The artwork in this exhibition will consist of the sketchbook work, studies, plein air renderings and finished work of nine artists inspired by their travels in Western Ireland in the summer of 2019.
During their 12 day trip the artists visited historical and cultural sites and participated in walking tours through the landscape and coastal areas.
The artists participating in this exhibition are Melody Allen, Susan Badger, Tamara Hirzel, Maryellen Hanes, Helen Kleczynski, Honore Lee, Dave Middleton, Linda Rzoska, and Randy Walker.
The trip was sponsored and organized by Ninth Wave Studio.
Honore Lee, ink on paper, cliff face of Inish Mor