Printmaking artist, Diane Castle Babcock, will give a demonstration entitled “Linoleum Imprints” at the February 27 meeting of the Irondequoit Art Club to be held 7:30 PM at Chapel Oaks, St. Ann’s Community, 1550 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621, after the club’s 7 PM business meeting. There is no charge for this event and the site is handicapped accessible.
Diane Castle Babcock is a native of Spencerport, NY. She studied printmaking at Nazareth College where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art and certification in Art Education. She received her Master’s Degree from Binghamton University and her teaching certification from Nazareth College. She has been creating linoleum block prints for thirty-five years.
She has owned her own picture framing business and worked in galleries and museums, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She exhibits her work in several galleries throughout NYS and sells her linoleum block prints at galleries and outdoor art festivals. She has received awards at many outdoor festivals, including the Corn Hill Arts Festival, Clothesline Festival and Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival.
Diane has taught art and worked as a visiting artist doing printmaking demonstrations. She was a Roycroft Artisan from 2010 to 2014 and is a member of the Roycroft Art & Craftsmen Guild. She also does freelance photography, graphic design, and web design.
Diane can be reached by phone at 585-739-3583; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Her website is: www.dianeslinoleumprints.com