Rising Waters/Blazing Earth - Zea Mays Printmaking & Students of HFA
Associated with the pan-global art project, Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, this exhibition features multimedia printmaking works by member artists about the political, social, and personal issues related to natural resource exploitation—its forms and its consequences, including its effect on art making and human life. Halfway through in our side room, submissions by UMass HFA students' work made from Materials Swap from local artists will be exhibited.
September 10 - October 20
Opening Reception: Friday, September 10, 5-7 p.m. ET | Guest speakers 6 p.m.
Opening Reception for HFA participants: Monday, October 4, 5-7 p.m.
Printmaking Demo as part of the FAC Autumn Art Walk: Sunday, October 17, 1-3 p.m.
About Zea Mays Printmaking
Since its inception in 2000, the core mission of Zea Mays Printmaking (ZMP) is to facilitate the creation of artwork that utilizes methods that focus on environmental sustainability and non-toxic materials. The membership of ZMP is a community of working artists united around a common commitment to create substantive art while attempting to rectify the toxicity of printmaking materials that are most often pillaged from our environment.