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Resurgent interest in The Arts and Crafts Movement in the 1970s along with the Feminist Movement propelled me in the direction of exploring previously designated domestic crafts with the intention of raising the status to a fine art form. This concept originated in Victorian England under the influence of John…

Mary Woodworth‘s four night experimental workshop on collagraph plate and printmaking at Tiger Lily Press ended in an evening of pulling prints. Wetting the paper (soaking and rolling between towels until just damp) allows for beautiful coverage and a really lovely embossing from textured collagraph plates. During the class, participants…

ARTIST STATEMENT — Kathleen Piercefield Years ago, before I had any personal experience with printmaking, I was drawn to the mystique of the process and to the richness of line that I saw in prints.  I was doing a lot of pen and ink drawings at the time, and some…

Tiger Lily Press is pleased to announce that its 2017 Working Artist Program residency has been awarded to Brad Thiele of Cincinnati, Ohio. Thiele is a conceptual artist focusing on wordplay through drawing, collage, altered books and letterpress works. He received his MFA from California State University, Chico, including a…

Collagraph printmaking is an intuitive process using plates built by collaging texture and layers, often from found materials. It’s very much about play and exploration, the discovery of pattern and shape, and a tactile investigation of matrix (plate) and the way ink settles in, wipes off, and prints via press….

Nancy combines hand screen printed, upcycled fabric with small pieces of commercial fabric, and brightly colored zippers, to make these small purses. In 2016, Nancy Turner taught a class about screen printing fabric. Included here are her thoughts on the class along with images of her work and that of…

Tiger Lily Press welcomes Jack Arthur Wood to the studio for a potluck dinner and artist talk on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 6 p.m. Jack-Arthur was the Tiger Lily Press Working Artist 2013-2014. He’s currently attending graduate school at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas. “Printing and painting are…

Tiger Lily Press Annual Print Sale: A one-day sale featuring the work of local printmakers and book artists. Saturday, November 5, 2016 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Second Floor 3711 Clifton Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio   45220 Tiger Lily Press offers fine art prints for sale by local…

It’s almost time for your chance to purchase the newly formatted Tiger Lily Press Limited Edition Fundraiser Calendars! Since its inception several years ago the calendar included woodcut prints carved from shina plywood, a fine-grained plywood from Hokkaido, the northern most island in Japan, and a favorite of Japanese printmakers….

  “Conversations, Curated by Andrea Knarr” opened Monday, August 22, 2016 in the Main Gallery and continues until Friday, September 16, 2016. A reception will take place September 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. This exhibition will highlight 31 regional printmakers: Mario Barbi, Carola Bell, Joe Bohache, Jesse Byerly, Joline Costello Hartig, Sharmon Davidson, Joan Effertz, Louann Elliot, Mary Farrell, Rick Finn, Sheila…

Cincinnati Book Arts Society (CBAS) Exhibition Bookworks XVII June 14 – September 4, 2016 The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Main Atrium 800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH Closely related to fine art printmaking are the book arts. The book arts explore contemporary aesthetic interpretations of the book as an…

Tiger Lily Press Board Member Jay Harriman recently returned from two weeks at the legendary Penland School of Arts and Crafts. I had the opportunity to attend a two-week intensive session at Penland School of Crafts this summer and it is an experience I recommend to everyone. Penland is a…