“To arouse biophilia, science is not enough. Money, for all its power, is not enough. Culture—literature, drama, music, painting, filmmaking, the humble activity of learning itself—may be the way to engage the heart.” --Edward C. Wolf

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Mary Gordon is a painter + printmaker based out of Manhattan, KS. In her work she fuses fragments of prints through collage to represent her environment, everyday interactions and overlooked happenings. While Mary typically works in monotype, collage, and painting, she took a liking to silkscreen during her time at Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY, and recently encaustic while working at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts. When she's not in the studio, you may find Mary running through prairies or baking things.

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Happenings

Home Grown
April 8 - May 28

Matfield Green, KS

The Bank Art Space reopens for 2017 with Home Grown — monotype prints and mixed media from artist Mary Gordon. Join us for refreshments and conversation as we welcome the return of spring on the prairie.

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Teaching Schedule

Summer - 2017

Artist Workshop: Watercolor
Time: 9am-12pm
Date: Saturday, June 10
Cost: $45 (includes basic supplies)
This watercolor introduction will explore a range of materials and methods – washes, glazing, wet into wet, dry brush, lifting, and techniques for texture. Learn a variety of techniques and use a selection of materials to express yourself without the fear of experimentation. Basic supplies provided, but you may bring your own. Class will meet in the Creative Arts Annex art room.

Artist Workshop: Printmaking
Time: 9:30am-12pm
Date: Saturday, June 24
Cost: $45 (includes supplies)
Learn both block print and monotype printing to create usable, wearable, and givable art! No prior experience necessary and all supplies provided. We’ll be using paints, so please dress accordingly. Class will meet in the Creative Arts Annex art room. 

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