Printmaking: Ancient Art Made Contemporary

Printmaking: Ancient Art Made Contemporary
September 19 through October 15
Reception, September 23, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Jansma Gallery at NCCA-Artsplace, 13 E. Main St., Fremont, 231-924-4022.


Olivia Timmons


Annie Wassmann

Lee Ann Frame-Traveling Marbles II

Lee Ann Frame

From the beginning when humans would put mud, blood or paints on their hands and make prints upon walls of caves to record their stories or to communicate an event, printmaking has been an important tradition. We’ve come a long way from those days to engraving metal plates, carving wood or linoleum blocks, creating lithographs and screens to make our prints. The one thing that ties them together is the ability to make multiples, to share an image more than once, to put art in the hands of many. This exhibit will combine multiple methods of printmaking, with the talents of regional contemporary printmakers to show how the tradition continues in contemporary times.

Alynn Guerra, Lee Ann Frame, Ladislav Hanka, Johanna Paas, Olivia Timmons, Cindi Ford, Annie Wassmann, Andrew Jagneicki and Chad Pastotnik will be featured in this printmaking exhibition.

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Alynn Guerra

Bon a Tirer – Okay To Print – Lee Ann Frame & Andrew Jagniecki


Bon a Tirer – Okay To Print
Lee Ann Frame & Andrew Jagniecki
March 29 – April 26
Reception April 11 • 5:30  – 7:00 p.m.

Born near the shores of Lake Michigan, Lee Ann Frame currently teaches at Muskegon Community College
and owns Norris Creek Printmaking Studio. She earned a MFA in printmaking, is a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists and a signature member of the International Experimental Artists Society.

SONY DSCAndrew Jagniecki’s background is in printmaking, drawing, painting, and sculpture. He likes to work with common things we see every day, landscapes and landmarks, animals, still life, people and plant life. A retired educator, Andrew likes working on woodcuts, etchings, and paintings. His work has been included in many regional shows and as far afield as Kyoto International Woodcut Show in Japan.

Together LeeAnn and Andrew will exhibit many different examples of printmaking including wood cut block, lithograph, and inaglio/etching along with many different techniques within each type.