Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for Book Arts

Summer Book Arts at Stone House Lecture and Reception

September 8, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Glickman Family Library, 7th floor and 6th floor

Book Art

Building Images: Narrative and Decorative
Presented Holly Berry
Maine artist, printmaker and illustrator

The lecture will be presented at 4 p.m. on the 7th floor of the Glickman Family Library.

The Exhibition Reception will follow from 5-6 p.m. on the 6th floor of the Glickman Family Library.

Maine artist Holly BerryMaine artist Holly Berry makes illustrations and linoleum block prints and artist’s books from her home studio in Waldoboro, Maine.

She creates colorful linoleum block prints inspired and informed by her love of folk and decorative arts, along with patterns, textures and motifs that abound in nature. In 2003 Holly received an Individual Arts Fellowship from the Maine Arts Commission for her work in Printmaking.

Her book illustrations have been recognized with many starred reviews, a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators and The Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She most recently illustrated “Colorful Dreamer: The Story of Artist Henri Matisse” published by Dial Books.

She is a member of The Boston Printmakers and Midcoast Printmakers, Inc. in Damariscotta, where she also teaches printmaking.

Holly is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design with BFA in Illustration.

Click here to view Holly Berry's website.

The Summer Book Arts at Stone House Exhibition continues through October 19 on the 6th floor of the Glickman Family Library, 314 Forest Ave, Portland Campus.

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