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August 21, 7-9pm – Design and Carve
August 28, 7-9pm – Ink and Print

This intimate, quiet workshop is a low-tech, hands-on introduction to the non-toxic, traditional art of Japanese woodblock carving and printing, or mokuhanga. Don’t expect to create The Great Wave off Kanagawa, but do expect to learn fun new skills while getting pleasantly zen’d out. Choose to attend both evenings for the full introductory experience of designing, carving, inking and printing your blocks. Or, choose one and enjoy designing + carving (Aug 21), or inking + printing (Aug 28).

Register for the first class for $55 or both classes for $100. (Members get 10% off their registration fee)

Registration limited to 6 participants


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About the Facilitator:

Jaclyn Bowie is a Durham-based multimedia visual artist raised in Greensboro, NC. Her workshops in animation and printmaking have been hosted by the North Carolina Museum of Art, Pullen Art Center, and the Kramden Institute. In 2016, Bowie was commissioned by the Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh to design Lepidoptera, a 180 foot-long vinyl mural of animation stills. In 2015, she received a Regional Artist Project Grant from the NC Arts Council to pursue non-toxic printmaking. Bowie’s current projects involve close collaboration with artists of diverse disciplines such as performance and writing. Recent collaborators include Meg Stein, Ginger Wagg, E.B. Finn, and Joel Stephenson. www.jaclynbowie.com