I have often gone several years without creating prints, but I always return to it. Reflecting on how I have arrived at this new collection, I now realize that it has taken many years of research and practice to arrive at this point where I am able to create monotypes in my home studio whenever I desire. I spent a lot of time researching how to create a non-toxic, space-saving monotype process. Spurred on by a desire to retreat from oil painting during my pregnancies, I enlisted the help of artist friends to brainstorm.
Spiritual Nudes: Theology and Empathy in MonoprintsBy Michelle PaineFigures, Press and Publications, Virgin Mary, Printmaking
Her figures, far from the classical ideal of beauty, retain the brokenness of humanity, a brokenness that is both spiritual and physical. At the same time, Paine preserves their dignity and value, arguing that man’s design is not wholly evil. In each of these figures the signs of life and death are evident, like permanent and deep marks that cannot be wiped away.
September 25, 2019
Intruding Upon the Timeless Includes a Variety of Printmaking ArtistsBy Michelle PainePress and Publications, Exhibits and Events, Art and Faith, Printmaking, Figures
New Edition of Intruding Upon the Timeless The updated edition of Gregory Wolfe’s collections of essays Intruding Upon the Timeless: Meditations on Art, Faith and Mystery includes new essays on…
February 27, 2018
Advent with Mary: Exhibit at University of DaytonBy Michelle PaineArt and Faith, Virgin Mary, Motherhood and Art-Making, Printmaking, Figures, Exhibits and Events
Advent with Mary will be on exhibit at the International Marian Research Institute at University of Dayton, Ohio from November 27 – January 5, 2017. It is the first time this…
November 17, 2017