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October  2001

MASTER PRINTMAKERS

Aquatint Etchings by: CHARLENE ROBINSON and HELEN TRAYLE



Artist Reception First Thursday, October 4, 2001 from 6 to 9 p.m.


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Charlene Robinson

Swales & Bales
Etching / Aquatint
18" x 24"

 

Charlene Robinson is a lifelong artist who has worked in a variety of media, including watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, pencil and ink.  With the acquisition of her own 22" press in 1991, she has been concentrating mainly on etchings. Robinson studied printmaking at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, the Oregon College of Art and Craft and Portland Community College.  She continues to keep abreast of printmaking trends by attending workshops and classes.  Robinson is an active member of many organizations, including the Northwest Print Council, Watercolor Society of Oregon and Oregon Society of Artists.  Ms. Robinson's etchings have been included in numerous group and solo exhibition and can be located in corporate and private collections.

 

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Helen Trayle

Evening Light
Etching
28" x 22"

 

Helen Trayle, a native Oregonian, has been a printmaker, portrait painter and educator for many years.  She began her distinguished printmaking career in 1975, specializing in Intaglio/aquatint etchings and has perfected the process of using a minimum number of plates, copper, zinc or steel to create her work.  Like Robinson, Trayle is a signature member of many organizations, including the Northwest Watercolor Society, the Northwest Print Council and the Painter Showcase.  Her etchings have been included in numerous national, regional and local juried exhibitions and are found in public and private collections both stateside and abroad.  Trayle teaches portrait painting and continues to be very active in her printmaking studio.

 

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Charlene Robinson

Millworks
Etching / Aquatint
9" x 12"

 

 

 

 

 

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