Steven Ford, Untitled (SF1106221)

Steven Ford: Untitled (SF1106221) (2011) Linocut and collagraph with chine coll
Untitled (SF1106221)
Linocut and collagraph with chine coll
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Gift of Margaret Chew Dolan and Peter Maxwell, 2011
60" x 55"

Steven Ford employs a variety of printmaking techniques in his work. First he carves into rectangular linoleum plates and prints onto sheets of Japanese rice paper using a range of colored inks; then he layers and masks the printed sheets onto larger pieces of woven paper and passes the entire assemblage through a press, causing the papers to mergein a process known as "chine collé.” The final image, with its many overlapping and intersecting forms, is a mystery of figure and ground relationships.

Ford was born in 1964 inLafayette,Indiana, and received his BFA fromTylerSchoolof Art. He is known as both a printmaker and craft artist of fine jewelry.


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