A 4-week series of Intaglio printmaking workshops will be held at the Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad St, St. Joseph, MI beginning on May 6 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and continuing on May 13, 20 and 27.
Printmaker Hank Mattson will provide the basics of Intaglio printmaking through two projects – one drypoint on copper and one line etching with aquatint, During the hands-on workshops, participants will learn to ink and print in class. Materials will be provided.
The class fee will be $150 for Berrien Artist Guild members and $165 for non-members. To register, go to https://boxfactoryforthearts.org/classes-workshops.
Hank Mattson is an interdisciplinary artist living in Kalamazoo where he relocated from Utah for a residency at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Northern Arizona University and studied Italian art and culture in Siena, Italy. Currently, he is the artist-in-resident for the Printmaking Department of the Kirk Newman Art School within the KIA. He is exploring new forms of etching and mezzotinting to create rich, luxurious intaglio prints. He will have an exhibit of his work at the Box Factory in the Fall. When not creating art, he can be found skateboarding, cooking, reading and spending time with family.
For more on other Box Factory events, visit the Box at https://boxfactoryforthearts.org or on Facebook at https://Facebook.com/boxfactoryarts. For more on Hank Mattson, visit him at http://www.hankmattson.com.