Andrea van Voorst van Beest

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Artist Statement

These images are examples of my latest work which consists of drypoints printed from acrylic and archival foam core plates. Each method brings different results to the finished piece such as softer, bolder lines when using an acrylic plate or intense darks and rich tonal values when printing from foam core. An added benefit is eliminating the use of harsh chemicals.

Brief Bio

Andrea van Voorst van Beest is a painter/print-maker living and working in Pownal, ME and has been a member of the Peregrine Press since 2003. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally and is included in the collections of the Portland Museum of Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, UNE Art Gallery, the Farnsworth Museum and the New Britain Museum of American Art among others. Most recently her work was exhibited in Zero Station, Cove Street Arts with the Peregrine Press and in the Critter Show at the Lewis Gallery, in Portland Public Library (all in Portland, ME).