©Mary N. Balcomb
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Line etching printed from zinc plate, hand-colored, signed
OPENING BID: $60.00
SIZE: Plate area 2" x 2.25" (matte 14"
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THE ARTIST: Mary N. Balcomb is a painter, etcher, designer,
and art writer, who lives in the Puget Sound area of Washington
State. She graduated from the American Academy of Art, Chicago,
and has a BFA cum laude in Art from the University of New
Mexico and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington,
Seattle. She is a contributor to American Artist and Southwest
Art magazines, and is author of Nicholai Fechin, Russian-American
Artist; Wm. F. Reese, American Artist; Robin-Robin, A Journal,
and Sergei Bongart, Russian-American Artist.
include solo shows at the Kansas Wesleyan University; Frye Art Museum
and Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle; Olympic College Galleries and
Sidney Art Museum Galleries, Kitsap County. Four of her etchings
traveled to Prague for a 1992 cultural exchange exhibit, and her
work was featured in American Artist, Feb. 1991.
of her love of drawing and her drawing abilities, the intaglio*,
particularly line etching, carries a particular fascination and
is her natural metier. She etches her own plates and does
her own printing.
the surface," (in-táll-yo) one of the oldest art forms,
dating to the incised images in Paleolithic caves.
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