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Honoring Scratchboard Artist Diana Lee

Diana Lee, internationally known scratchboard artist and dear friend to Ampersand passed last Wednesday evening.  She was surrounded by family and passed peacefully after a long struggle with many ailments, according to her adoring husband, Steve Bockman. Continue reading >>

Current Events with Scratchbord Artists

Crocodile Scratchboards opened last fall on tour by notable animal artist, John Agnew and curated by David Wagner. It is currently at the Sternberg Museum in Hays, KS and will be on display through August 31, 2016. Thirty works created altogether, with 20 Scratchbord works, all on Ampersand Scratchbord panels, and ten preliminary sketches and paintings. Continue reading >>

Featured Gallery Artist: Karen Gaudette

 

Gaudette
Curious Companions, 24″ x 16″, Scratchbord, 2015

Karen Gaudette, a full time middle school art teacher and scratchboard artist is currently finishing up a thoughtful, mystical series, Wishing for the Moon, that will debut at the Brattleboro Museum in Vermont next year. The series of 14 pieces has yet to be fully revealed, but you can catch a glimpse of the work on Karen’s KickStarter Project.  

All things Ampersand, 
Karyn Meyer-Berthel 
Artist & Social Media Specialist 
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