The Alchemists – Copperplate Photogravure Exhibition Nov 2016 / Jan2017

The Alchemists  – Exhibition of Copper Plate Photogravure work by Jennifer Page, Dianne Longley and Ellie Young

© Jennifer Page

© Jennifer Page – Dust Grain Copper Plate Photogravure

The exhibition Runs from 2nd of November 2016 to 15th January 2017

Opening Celebrations will be from 2pm till 5pm and officially opened at 2.30pm by Sue Forster on the 20th November 2016

Jennifer Page is a special guest exhibitor and it is a great privilege to have her works on show in Australia

About Jennifer Page

She  established Cape Fear Press in 2001. Jennifer Page is the owner and holds a BFA from East Carolina University USA with a concentration in photo etching. 

Jennifer worked in NYC for 3 years following graduation making photo etching plates for various artists including Robert Motherwell, Peter Max, Richard Prince, Tom Wesselman, Lorna Simpson and others. Jennifer finds the scientific and alchemical aspects of these processes just as challenging and compelling as the creative side of the work.

She is constantly researching and experimenting in the studio/lab to improve the processes and materials used to make these photographic etchings. Jennifer also makes her own analogue aquatint screens and grayscale inkjet inks for digital  transparencies which has enabled her to have complete quality control of those facets of the photogravure workflow.  

Ellie Young Copper Plate Photogravure

Ellie Young Copper Plate Photogravure

 

Dianne Longley Copper Plate Photogravure chine collé

Dianne Longley Copper Plate Photogravure chine collé