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letterpress Limited edition New Arrivals New Impressions Original Posters Original print poster

New Impressions: "Counterbalance" by Kim Bentley

24" x 18"

This piece is included in the New Impressions Exhibition on display at the museum July 2-September 28, 2024. There are a limited number of these prints available.

Artist Biography

Kim Bentley is a Baltimore-based artist, designer, printmaker, and educator. Kim's studio practice focuses on the interactions of color and pattern, pulling from her background in design, painting, and all types of printmaking. Her studio work also includes designing for clients and working with artists to print their work. She is adjunct faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she received her MFA in Graphic Design, and where she continues to teach screenprinting for graphic designers, and occasional letterpress and Risograph workshops. She is also co-founder of Baltimore Print Studios, and has spent her time there developing and teaching workshops, consulting with artists and designers, running social media and marketing, and designing colorful prints and products.

Description of Process

Balancing color and form, this limited edition, 7-color letterpress print is printed from the backs of wood type and 3D printed ornaments. First, the design is collaged from printed and cut up materials, then each color is meticulously handset and printed on a Vandercook proofing press for the edition. Edition of 20. 

Regular price $225.00 Sale