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Inspired by Nature: Five Printmakers at the Arnold Arboretum

Photo of Amy McGregor-Radin, Lynda Goldberg, Gayle Smalley, Mary Beth Maisel, and Arlene Bandes looking at prints
Inspired by Nature printmakers: Amy McGregor-Radin, Lynda Goldberg, Gayle Smalley, Mary Beth Maisel, Arlene Bandes

Join Arlene Bandes, Lynda Goldberg, Mary Beth Maisel, Amy McGregor-Radin, and Gayle Smalley as they take you on their journey into nature with this virtual art exhibition of their prints. Each of them embodies a unique way of observation, a new exploration of printmaking techniques, honed and owned in personal styles that complement the very nature that they witness and admire. Read this story to learn how this show was affected by, and  was adapted to COVID-19.

All rights of the images reside with the artists. For more information on making a copy, reusing an image, or purchasing prints, please send your request to arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu

For information on the work itself, or to inquire about purchasing artwork, please also send your request, with the artist’s name, to arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu You will be put in touch with the artist.

Through this show, we hope you will be
Inspired by Nature.

Print with ginkgo leaves in orange black, gray
East/West 4 by Arlene Bandes 24” x 22” Monotype Collage copyright 2020 Arlene Bandes
Print in three parts of ginkgo leaves
Ginkgo Hide and Seek by Arlene Bandes 14 1/8” x 21 5/8” Monotype Collage with Gelatin Plates copyright 2020 Arlene Bandes
print and collage of leaves in blacks and reds
Sycamore Dance by Arlene Bandes 20 ¼” x 26 ¾ “ Monotype Collage copyright 2020 Arlene Bandes
Ptin with maple leaves
The Maple Dancers by Arlene Bandes 28 ½” x 22 ½” Monotype Collage (including reduction block plates) copyright 2020 Arlene Bandes
print and collage with maple leaves
To the Moon and Back by Arlene Bandes 25” x 18” Monotype Collage copyright 2020 Arlene Bandes
Print of vines in blues and greens
Clematis Vines by Lynda Goldberg 30” x 38″ Monotype copyright 2020 Lynda Goldberg
Print with meadow grasses in gray and yellow and turquoise
Meadow by Lynda Goldberg 19″ x 26″ Monotype and mixed media copyright 2020 Lynda Goldberg
Print in grays with meadow grasses
Summer Day by Lynda Goldberg 28 ½” x 28″ Monotype and Watercolor on Zuan Paper copyright 2020 Lynda Goldberg
print of grasses
Full Moon, Monotype by Lynda Goldberg 37″ x 25 1/2″ copyright 2020 Lynda Goldberg
graphic print
Twirling, Monotype by Lynda Goldberg 29″ x 22″ copyright 2020 Lynda Goldberg
graphic print in two sections
Twirling, Monotype by Lynda Goldberg 25 1/2″ x 19″ copyright 2020 Lynda Goldberg
Print with 8 trees in a row
Companions by Mary Beth Maisel 11″ x 15″ white line woodcut copyright 2020 Mary Beth Maisel
Print of tree with checks covering image
First by Mary Beth Maisel 15” x 10” Woven Gelatin Plate Print copyright 2020 Mary Beth Maisel
Print of three trees in horizontal format with checkered background
Observers by Mary Beth Maisel 15” x 30” Woven Gelatin Plate Monotype Collage copyright 2020 Mary Beth Maisel
Print of one leafless tree on dark background
Archways by Mary Beth Maisel 22” x 30” Gelatin Plate Monotype Collage copyright 2020 Mary Beth Maisel
Print of trees with ferns and leaves
Courageous by Mary Beth Maisel 22” x 30” Gelatin Plate Monotype copyright 2020 Mary Beth Maisel
Print and Collage with trees and leaves
Woodsey by Mary Beth Maisel 22″ x 40″ Mixed Media copyright 2020 Mary Beth Maisel
Print of tree rings with vertical band
POV Pine by Amy McGregor-Radin 10″ x 7″ White Line Woodcut copyright 2020 Amy McGregor-Radin
Print with tree rings, grass around them
POV Cedar by Amy McGregor-Radin 8″ x 7″ White Line Woodcut copyright 2020 Amy McGregor-Radin
Print of tree rings framed with wavy border
POV Beech by Amy McGregor-Radin 9 ½” x 8″ White Line Woodcut copyright 2020 Amy McGregor-Radin
Print of trees with stream in winter
Winter Woods by Amy McGregor-Radin 6″ x 4 ½” White Line Woodcut copyright 2020 Amy McGregor-Radin
Print with tree rings and fungus
A Walk’s Reward by Amy McGregor-Radin 20″ x 26″ White Line Woodcut copyright 2020 Amy McGregor-Radin
Print of tree rings/slice of a tree
Old Friend by Amy McGregor-Radin 14 ½” x 14 ½” White Line Woodcut copyright 2020 Amy McGregor-Radin
Print of three Chinese chestnut leaves
Chinese Chestnut by Gayle Smalley 10 ¾” x 7 ¼” Monotype copyright 2020 Gayle Smalley
Print of two swamp chestnut oak leaves
Swamp Chestnut Oak by Gayle Smalley 10 ½” x 7 ½” Monotype copyright 2020 Gayle Smalley
Print of one pin oak leaf
Pin Oak by Gayle Smalley 11″ x 7 ½” Monotype copyright 2020 Gayle Smalley
Print of pine branch with clumps of needles
Winter Sky by Gayle Smalley 11″ x 8 ¾” Monotype copyright 2020 Gayle Smalley
Three Prints in a row with patterns of leaves
Tint triptych by Gayle Smalley 9 ¾” x 17 ¼” Paper Dyed with Natural Dyes copyright 2020 Gayle Smalley
Print of nice redbud leaves in various sizes
Eastern Redbud by Gayle Smalley 15″ x 11 ¼” Monotype copyright 2020 Gayle Smalley