Jane Beckwith : Bee-in at Home
November 30 - December 31, 2021
Reception: Thursday, December 2, 6-8pm
Bee-In : Saturday, December 11, noon to 6pm
Blue Mountain Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibit of works on paper by printmaker, Jane Beckwith. The theme, "Bee-In at Home," explores the domestic sphere and appreciation of agriculture workers; farmers, and especially, beekeepers.
Artists books and prints in a variety of media will be on display. Many images combine several traditional printmaking techniques, such as etching, serigraphy, stencil, letterpress, blind embossing, and monoprinting, along with relief printing with photopolymer plates.
Jane will be in the gallery every Saturday in December.
On December 11, from noon-6 pm she will hold a "Bee-In, " a free, interactive art studio project where visitors can make bees from the materials supplied.
This is Jane Beckwith's first exhibit with Blue Mountain Gallery. She has exhibited and held Bee-ins in New York, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. and New Jersey. She works and exhibits in Italy with the SG Gallery at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venice, Italy. She holds an Ed.M. from Columbia University and an MFA from Pratt Institute. Jane is an Associate Professor at St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn NY, where she teaches studio art and art history.