Ink for Alaska
In these critical times of preservation, individuals often ask, “but what can I do?”
Ink for Alaska is a unique example. Portland, Oregon artists, Barbara Mason and Alex Prentiss, supporters of The Alaska Wilderness League, used their talents to help raise awareness and money for the League. Believing in the effort to preserve Alaska’s wild lands and waters, they creatively developed a project using their life experiences in printmaking and invited others to participate in a juried printmaking exhibit showcasing the Art of the Print, with work inspired by Alaska and the northern wilderness. Any printmaking process was permissible.
Works were submitted to an online website for jury, and a distinguished panel of artists chose the winners and 12 works were then framed for travel throughout the United States. You can see all the entries here. Twelve artists were selected to participate in the traveling exhibition, they include: