nature, whimsy, love
Welcome to Big Mitten Linocuts
Fine art linoprints, and hand-printed accessories, wearable art, and textiles for the home
As a linoprint artist and sewist I draw original sketches onto linoleum, and then these illustrations are carved in relief, inked, and printed onto paper, cotton cloth, or linen...all by hand. Most printing is done in classic black ink. Some prints are printed in color or embellished with watercolor. As a sewist I design and sew home textiles and accessories, all blockprinted with my art. I also hand-print t-shirts!
Each print and textile has its own unique look, dependent on ink saturation and chatter pickup. I am a Michigan artist, inspired by the abundant beauty in the mitten state. You can read my artist's statement here.
Linoprints are fine art prints as multiple originals; they are not reproductions or screenprints. Prints and textiles may be ordered directly from the artist; some are available via Etsy or at the brick-and-mortars listed below.
Follow current work on Instagram: @BigMittenLinocuts.
Yellow Door Art Market, Berkley (full inventory)
Gutman Gallery, Ann Arbor
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham
Art Festivals & Exhibitions in Michigan, USA, unless noted otherwise; T = tentative(More than 20 canceled art fairs to which I was invited -- including the Ann Arbor Art Fair -- have been removed due to COVID-19)
2/1-2/2 PrintAustin Printmaking Festival, Austin, TX
2/23-2/24 Leon & Lulu Spring Artists' Market, Clawson
3/6-3/7 Downriver Council for the Arts Indie Art Fair, Wyandotte
7/18 Aviator Jayne Summertime Market, Owosso
8/7-8/8 Invitational at Benton Harbor, Benton Harbor
8/15-8/16 Flights on the Beach, Oscoda
8/22-8/23 Walloon Lake Invitational, Walloon Lake
8/29 Gutman Gallery Sidewalk Pop-up, Ann Arbor
9/5-9/7 Torch Lake Art & Fine Crafts Fair, Alden
9/12-9/13 Harbor Springs Invitational, Harbor Springs
9/19-9/27 Rust Belt Market, Ferndale
11/13 Holiday Indie Art Fair, Wyandotte | T
11/19-11/20 Farmers' Market Art Fair Edition, Royal Oak
12/5-12/6 Ann Arbor Holiday Art Fair, Ann Arbor | T
12/12 Tiny Expo Indie Art & Craft Fair, Ann Arbor | T
Extra large-scale butterfly series in classic black and white or embellished with watercolor; 18x18 inches