Phish Summer 2019: Fenway Park

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“Thunder calls through waterfalls
Rising tides and ocean walls
I can hear you when you sigh..”

The tenth print in my Summer 2019 series. This print was created during the Fenway run, and finished shortly after.  I had chosen image a while ago, not realizing how apropos it was.  For Fenway, I was inspired by Dürer’s print of Saint Sebaldus (1514).  Sebaldus is the patron saint against cold weather, and was a hermit who took residence near Vicenza, Italy (where I grew up!)  He usually depicted holding the church he helped start in Nuremberg.  It seemed fitting to have him holding Fenway Park, which many may consider a church in it own way.  This was a challenging block for me, both for the amount of time I had (started 1st night of Fenway on Friday, finished carving the following Monday), as well as trying to carve a 3×4 Fenway Park.

Prints are 9×12 on 11×14 paper, and  hand carved and printed. Black and white editions are printed on 140 lb watercolor paper, and the color variants are printed on 98 lb mixed media paper. Black and white are an edition of 30, and a pink variant of 10.  Due to the nature of the process each print may slightly differ in background color. Prints are now available in my shop: www.joseeen.etsy.com

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Albrecht Dürer- St Sebaldus (1514)

Summer Tour 2019: SPAC

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“I must inquire, Wilson, can you still have fun?”

The ninth print in my Summer 2019 series.  This is the print that almost didn’t make it with me at Saratoga Springs.  I was actually carving it on lot in Camden, which was fun because it actually helped a lot of people understand the process.  I finished carving it, and printed them the night before the shows.  For SPAC, I opted for the horse racing theme (yeah, I know it’s been done before!) Albrecht Dürer had done a lot of prints with horses, but his wood cut “Saint George and the Dragon” (1504) caught my eye with its king in the background, which made me instantly think of Wilson.

Prints are 9×12 on 11×14 paper, and  hand carved and printed. Black and white editions are printed on 140 lb watercolor paper, and the color variants are printed on 98 lb mixed media paper. Black and white are an edition of 30, and a lime green variant of 10.  Due to the nature of the process each print may slightly differ in background color. I had these with me on lot at SPAC and the remaining  prints are now available in my shop: www.joseeen.etsy.com

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Albrecht Dürer- “Saint George and the Dragon” (1504) 

Summer Tour 2019: Bangor

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“Up the rigging take in sail mind the skipper we’ll not fail”

The seventh print in my Summer 2019 Series. For the Bangor shows I was inspired by another of Dürer’s prints that he created for Book of Fools, this one titled ” Disregard of Misfortune” (1494). As well as the song The Moma Dance. I also included the venue in the background and some fitting choppy waters, based off the weather forcast for the shows.

Prints are 9×12 on 11×14 paper, and printed with Supergraphic black ink by Bill Fick. Both editions are printed on 140 lb watercolor paper. Black and white are an edition of 30, and a watercolor variant of 9 . Due to the nature of the process each print may slightly differ in background color.  Prints are currently available in my shop: www.joseeen.etsy.com

 

 

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Dürer- Disregard of Misfortune (1494)

Summer Tour 2019: Merriweather

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“Pfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff”
-Henrietta

The sixth print in my Summer 2019 Series.  For the Merriweather shows, I was inspired by another of Dürer’s prints that he created for Book of Fools, this one titled ” Impatience When Punished” (1494).  The Lizard Fool  makes another appearance (the first was in my Bonnaroo print), and I choose to replace the bagpipe with a vacuum, and included a guitar, a drill, and a Moog synthesizer in the foreground.

Prints are 9×12 on 11×14 paper, and printed with Supergraphic black ink by Bill Fick. Both editions are printed on 140 lb watercolor paper. Black and white are an edition of 30, and 2  watercolor variants of 9 each. Due to the nature of the process each print may slightly differ in background color.  I will have the prints with me on lot this weekend at the shows, and remaining prints will be available in my shop on Monday.

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Durer- Impatience when Punished (1494)