Author Archives: Barbara van Buskirk

Happy New Year

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In the Randall Gallery through January 14, 2023

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Athenaeum Proprietors’ Art Exhibition is a gem

The Portsmouth Athenaeum has opened its annual Proprietors’ Art Exhibition in the Randall Gallery, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. I truly am blown away by the high quality of the fine art and crafts in this show. I encourage anyone and everyone who can catch this exhibit to do so. Public viewing hours are […]

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Exploring fiber as a medium

I’ve often posted my painting “Peace on Earth” (top) which is one of my favorites. This year I’ve started translating this painting to fiber. Here is my first swatch (bottom) which I’ve knit using Jamieson & Smith jumper weight yarn. My next swatch will be larger in size. I’ll knit it using worsted weight yarn. […]

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Autumn is in the air

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Seacoast Women shine in the summertime

What a wonderful surprise today! Zerrissenheit VI (far right) has a great view of State Street in Portsmouth from the front window of the New Hampshire Art Association (NHAA). The New England Printmakers Juried Exhibit opened today and continues through July 31, 2022. “Zerrissenheit VI” is one of the pieces in my Seacoast Women Series. […]

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Zerrissenheit VI accepted in juried show

I am delighted to announce Zerrissenheit VI from my Seacoast Women series has been accepted by the New Hampshire Art Association for inclusion in their New England Printmaking Open Juried Exhibition. This exhibit will be on view in the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State Street, in Portsmouth beginning June 29, 2022 and continue through […]

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Back in the proverbial saddle again

After a two year hiatus, I returned last Monday to renting press time in my friend Darlene Furbush Ouellett’s studio. Five consecutive days of printing. Pure bliss. I now have about 30 color field monotypes on which to build in the air conditioned comfort of my home studio this spring and summer.

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Studio days and more

My interview three years ago on “The Creators of SomeCity” feels like a lifetime ago. Still, with my return to printing at The Button Factory in a couple of weeks and meeting via Zoom this past week with my longtime web guru Steve Circeo, MaxCreative LLC, I was reminded of this interview and watched it […]

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First monotype printed with Akua pin press

Amaryllis (2022) by Barbara van Buskirk

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