Debby Neely

Featured Artist

Debby Neely
Fins and Feathers

ON DISPLAY
Through September 2016
Public Service Center
Anstine Sixth Floor Gallery
1300 Franklin Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

OPENING RECEPTION
First Friday Art Walk
August 5th, 2016
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Entertainment: Doug Canoose – Violinist

Light refreshments served.

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ARTIST STATEMENT


My woodcuts are a traditional Oriental Media.  After designing them, the image is transferred and hand carved on solid wood blocks, preferably American Linden.  They are inked with a roller and then printed on hand made Oriental papers.  These were printed on Chire Kozo, which is a mulberry based paper.  I use the traditional baron method to transfer the ink to the paper.  I also sign my name with the red chops.  The top chop is my name in Chinese.  The bottom chop says I draw birds and animals.  If you look closely you will see a bird character.

My subject matter includes birds and fish.  The images are strong but pleasant and tranquil. I do not concentrate on Oriental designs for the woodcuts but they do have an Oriental effect.

For more information:  http://debbyneely.com/Site/Welcome.html

Gallery inquiries, art purchase requests and submissions should be directed to: sixthfloorgallery@clarkcountyartscommission.org

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