Ottawa Society of Botanical Artists
Monday, June 8, 2015
Time: 1:00 to 3:30
Please join us on Monday afternoon for our meeting, guest lecture
and social get-together
Bring your latest artwork for display to your colleagues.
Deidre will discuss the basics of printmaking with particular emphasis on making prints at home without the large equipment. She will also be showing samples of her artwork that have a botanical theme.
BIO - Deidre Hierlihy graduated from Queen’s University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Fine Art. Upon graduation, she won the Graff Grant, which enabled her to continue her research and work in printmaking for 12 months at Graff, Centre de Conception Graphique in Montréal. In 1984 – 85, she attended Queen’s again in the Artist in the Community program and obtained her Bachelor of Education. She has been teaching art to children, youth and adults in schools and community settings ever since. Deidre lived and worked in Japan for 18 months (1987 – 88). During this time she taught ESL and studied Japanese wood-cut printing. She has had solo shows in Toronto, Ottawa, Kingston and Bancroft, and has also exhibited in Ottawa, Montréal and Japan.
New members welcome! Sign up at our meeting. $25 member fee annually.
Nepean Visual Arts Centre – Located at the Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario
The NVAC is located at the back at entrance 3.
(For those who have taken classes with Kerri – the meeting is in the same room.)