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What a Relief!

May 8, 2021 - June 5, 2021

What a Relief! A Collection of Relief Woodblock Prints by Local Artists
May 8 – June 5, 2021

What a Relief! is an exhibition of the large-scale woodblock prints made by the 18 participants in our October 2020 workshop with BIG INK. After countless hours of carving, participants printed their blocks on BIG INK’s traveling press. The smallest of these large-scale prints is two by three feet, with the largest being four by eight feet.

BIG INK, founded in 2012 by Lyell Castonguay and Carand Burnet and based in Newmarket, New Hampshire, provides opportunities for large-scale woodblock printing workshops in host institutions. BIG INK’s mission is to inspire a greater public appreciation of large-scale woodblock printmaking and to extend its practice as an artistic discipline.

Information about BIG INK can be found at www.bigink.org.

See our exhibition of BIG INK prints held in 2020, Think BIG Prints.


May 8, 2021
June 5, 2021
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Toe River Arts Gallery – Spruce Pine
269 Oak Ave
Spruce Pine, NC 28777 United States
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