Workshops with Catherine Kernan

Workshops with Catherine Kernan

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Catherine Kernan has been a partner in professional printmaking studios since receiving her MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1981. She has since been exhibiting locally, nationally, and internationally.

Her workshop teaching record includes Anderson Ranch, the Center for Contemporary Print, Art New England / MassArt, MakingArtSafely, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, and the North Country Studio Workshops, among many others.

Catherine has received residencies at MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, and at the Scuola di Grafica Internazionale in Venice, Italy in 2017.

All of Catherine’s workshops are open to artists at any level. Her emphasis is always on finding the synergy between the work of each artist and printmaking.

Visit Mixit Print Studio website for information about more print workshops or contact Catherine Kernan directly.


Workshops 2022

catherine kernan intention and surprise workshop

Intention and Surprise: Printmaking with Akua Inks

High House / Peconic, Long Island, New York
June 13-17, 2022

Price: $550 workshop cost includes materials (except paper), and dinner + 3 lunches.

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Modifying and controlling the viscosities of inks yields results that cannot be achieved any other way. Taking advantage of the ink interactions allows the development of multi-color prints from a single plate, and naturally leads to sequences of related images

Understanding the interaction of inks is fundamental. This three-day intensive workshop will introduce and deepen your understanding of how to mix, modify, and to use Akua inks to their full potential, all while drawing inspiration from the glorious surroundings of Peconic Bay.

 

All Things Akua: Individual Tech Sessions

Mixit Print Studio / Somerville MA
August 1-6, 2022

Days during the week, or as scheduled directly with Catherine on another day of the year. Scheduling is done on an individual basis.

Price: $650 for a full day on your schedule

In the summer of 2020 I replaced group workshops with individualized sessions. The results were so successful, and so satisfying that I have continued the practice.

Working one-on-one, I was able to focus attention on exactly what each artist wanted to learn for their particular way of working. The sessions became combinations of critique and technical information that fed directly into aesthetic sensibilities. Each artist received the same number of hours of attention as in a workshop, but in a much more concentrated way.

 

CNC Intensive Play with Blocks and Inks

Making Art Safely / Santa Fe, New Mexico
July 11-15, 2022

Turn high contrast images into relief woodcuts without touching a carving tool.

Your images will be pre-carved by a CNC machine and ready to use upon arrival. More blocks can be carved during the workshop, and hand carving can be added.

We will ink and print the blocks in a wide variety of ways, such as off-setting to plastic or wood for viscosity rolling; lifting ink with the wood block; inserting tissue for a texture layer; and printing blocks face to face. In the process you will learn how to mix and modify Akua soy-based intaglio inks to exploit their unique qualities.

In advance of the workshop, participants will be asked to digitally send images to Catherine for advice on selecting the best ones for CNC cutting.

Contact makingartsafely.com for pricing and details.


Past Workshops

2021

As You Like It: All Things Akua
August 2-6, 2021
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://mixitprint.com/

2020

Akua Ink InteractionInk Interaction: Making the Most of Akua Intaglio Inks
January 11-12, 2020
Susan Rostow's Brooklyn Studio
832 East 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11230

Piramidal Grafica WorkshopPiramidal Grafica Workshop – Guanajuato, Mexico
Ink Interaction / Cultural Interaction
March 29 – April 5, 2020
https://piramidalgraficastudio.com/

As You Like It: All Things Akua
July 6-10, 2020
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://mixitprint.com/

One Week Immersion: Monoprinting with Relief Time and Again #41Blocks and Akua Inks
July 27-31, 2020
Making Art Safely
Santa Fe, NM
http://makingartsafely.com/

2019

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
January 26, 2019
Chases Garage Studio
York, ME
http://www.chasesgarage.com

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
March 2-3, 2019
Zea Mays Printmaking
Florence, MA
http://zeamaysprintmaking.com/

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
June 24-28, 2019
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://mixitprint.com/

Personal Monotype with collaborative Master Printer Catherine Kernan
July 29 – August 2, 2019
Making Art Safely
Santa Fe, NM
http://makingartsafely.com/

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
August 5-7, 2019
Remarque Printmaking Studio
Albuquerque, NM
http://remarqueprintshop.com/

2018

Take the Plunge: Printmaking with Soy-based Inks
March 10-11, 2018
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://www.mixitprint.com

Bending the Rules: Unorthodox Monotype and Monoprint
March 24-25, 2018
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://www.mixitprint.com

Relief Monotype
April 17-20, 2018
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
Norwalk, CT
www.contemprints.org

Printmaking with Akua Inks
April 28, 2018
The New Art Center
Newton, MA
http://www.newartcenter.org

Take the Plunge: Printmaking with Soy-based Inks
July 16-20, 2018
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://www.mixitprint.com

Take the Plunge: Printmaking with Soy-based Inks
July 30 – August 3, 2018
Making Art Safely
Santa Fe, NM
http://makingartsafely.com/

Master Class: Unorthodox Monotype and Monoprint
August 5-7, 2018
Making Art Safely
Santa Fe, NM
http://makingartsafely.com/

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
December 1-2, 2018
Mixit Print Studio

http://www.mixitprint.com

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
October 13-14, 2018
Two Rivers Studio
White River Junction, VT
http://www.tworiversprintmaking.org

Ink Interaction: Viscosity Layering with Akua Inks
November 17, 2018
The New Art Center
Newton, MA
http://www.newartcenter.org

2017

Introduction: Monotype and Monoprint with Akua Inks
January 29, 2017
The New Art Center
Newton, MA
http://www.newartcenter.org

No Pressure Printmaking: An Introduction to Akua Inks
February 12, 2017
Maud Morgan Arts
Cambridge, MA
http://www.maudmorganarts.org

In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse
April 8-9
New Art Center
Newton, MA
http://newartcenter.org/

Right/ Left/ Positive/ Negative: Getting the Most From Your Relief Blocks with Unorthodox Monoprint
April 22-23, 2017
Zea Mays Studio
Florence MA
http://www.zeamaysprintmaking.com/

In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse: Monotype and Monoprint
April 25-28, 2017
Center for Contemporary Print
Norwalk CT
https://contemprints.org

Diffused by Light; Rooted in Earth
May 28 – June 10, 2017
Island Center for the Arts
Skopelos, Greece

High Dive: Take the Plunge into Printmaking with Soy-based Inks
July 10-14, 2017
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville, MA
http://www.mixitprint.com

Bending the Rules: Unorthodox Woodcut Monotype and Monoprint
July 24-28, 2017
Making Art Safely
Santa Fe, NM
http://makingartsafely.com/

2016

In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse: Monotypes and Monoprints
May 29-31, 2016
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
Norwalk CT
www.contemprints.org

Layers of Land; Layers of Ink
June 3-11, 2016
Ballinglen Arts Foundation
Ballycastle Ireland
Ballinglenartsfoundation.org

2015

In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse: Monotypes and Monoprints
June 1-5, 2015
Mixit Print Studio
Somerville MA
mixitprint.com

In Pursuit of the Wayward Muse: Monotypes and Monoprints
August 2-5 and 7-10, 2015
MakingArt Safely
Santa Fe, NM
http://makingartsafely.com/

Over, Under, and All Around with Akua Inks
October 22-24, 2015
Oklahoma Arts Institute
Quartz Mountain
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2014 and earlier

Dynamic Process: Exploring the Limits with Akua Inks
June 2-6, 2014
mixitprint.com

Follow the Muse: Generative Printmaking with Akua Inks
Fine Arts Work Center
Provincetown, MA
July 14-19, 2013

Dynamic Process: Exploring New Limits with Akua Inks
MakingArtSafely
Santa Fe, NM
August 5-9 and 12-16, 2013

Center for Contemporary Printmaking
Norwalk, CT
February 9-12, 2010
www.contemprints.org

MakingArtSafely
Santa Fe, NM
July 19-23, 2010
www.makingartsafely.com

MassArt / Art New England
Bennington, VT
July 31 – August 7, 2010
mart.massart.edu/ane

Contact Catherine Kernan directly for information on upcoming workshops.