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Jorgensen Gallery presents… Peace & Joy Woodprints by Linda J. Beeman and Lynita Shimizu
Sep 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - Dec 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Sept 14, 2019 – Dec 16, 2019
Using the Japanese techniques of Mokuhanga, Linda Beeman and Lynita Shimizu are two friends whose woodblock prints offer an exhibit of contrast.
Please join us for an
Sat, Sept 14, 2019
at 6 PM
prior to The Piano Guys
About the Artists
Linda J. Beeman is a native of Owosso, Michigan. She studied Art History (theft and forgery) at University of Kansas and has been Artist in Residence at Mt. Fuji, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park and, this year, at Petrified Forest National Park.. While taking many types of art classes over the years, Linda is primarily a self-taught mokuhanga artist, an art form which she now teaches across the U.S.
Lynita Shimizu, originally from Huntingdon, PA, studied Fine Art at Westminster College and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her introduction to Japanese woodblock printmaking began in the Kyoto atelier of traditional master, Tomikichiro Tokuriki in 1974. She later joined a group of printmakers in Tokyo studying under contemporary printmaker, Yoshisuki Funasaka. Today you’ll find Lynita in her Ashford studio overlooking a beaver pond at the edge of the Yale Forest.