Shared Energies Podcast Interview

Posted September 22, 2019

Fiona and Maria were interviewed this week about their collaborative Shared Energies project on the Canadian Podcast “In Conversation with Stephen Hurley” through VoicEd radio . If you have half an hour take a listen to the conversation on their take on the role of artists in society today, how they came to collaborate and what they have learned about the collaborative process.

Open Studio Event

Posted September 17, 2019

Maria Doering Open Studio and Art Sale Event
Maria is delighted to invite the public to visit her studio at 98 Victoria Road in Dartmouth, NS, Canada on  October 20th, noon – 3pm. A variety of pieces from different bodies of work will be on view including pieces from Cellular Expressions as well as Cells, Souls and Personalities. There will be small and large works available as well as hand printed cards. This is a free event but for your convenience cash, e-transfer, debit tap and credit cards are all accepted when a purchase is made.

Two New Workshops in Maria’s studio

Posted March 26, 2019

Maria teaches Relief Printmaking in her studio in Dartmouth
Maria will be offering a two-day Multi-block relief printmaking workshop in May at her studio in Dartmouth, NS. Registration is now open for this workshop. To register please contact Maria directly at contact@maria-doering.com

Maria Doering teaches Monotype at her Studio in Dartmouth

There will also be a Monotype workshop held at Maria’s studio on May 11th.
To register please contact Maria directly at contact@maria-doering.com

Monotype Workshop at Sunbury Shores

Posted March 7, 2019

Monotype Workshop at Sunbury Shores

Maria will be teaching a 3-day Monotype workshop at the Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre in the beautiful vacation town of St. Andrews, NB on June 21-23, 2019. Students will be creating experimental one of a kind prints using plexiglass, Akua ink and paper.  You can register for this workshop on the Sunbury Shores website directly.

Cellular Expressions Exhibition at the Craig Gallery

Posted February 19, 2019


With the help of my volunteers Kristina, Hannah, Angele, Christine and my husband Scott we managed to install this exhibition of 160 drawings in only a day and a half at the Craig Gallery in Dartmouth, NS.


Thank you to the Craig Gallery staff, Lee Cripps and the Exhibition selection committee for giving me this opportunity. It’s been a long time in the works and I am so happy that the show turned out far beyond my own expectations. Thank you to all my helpers and supporters. The exhibition will be up until March 3rd, 2019.  


 

Cellular Expressions – Solo Exhibition at The Craig Gallery

Posted January 21, 2019

Please join Maria at the Craig Gallery in Dartmouth, NS, Canada for her solo exhibition “Cellular Expressions” which opens on Thursday, February 7th, 5pm – 7pm. Followed by an artist talk on Saturday, February 9th, 2pm. In case of snow the artist talk will be moved to February 16th at 2pm. The exhibition will be up until March 3rd. Around 150 drawings will be exhibited.

Reductive Relief Printmaking Workshop with Maria Doering

Posted November 3, 2018

Reductive Relief Printmaking Workshop with Maria Doering

Maria will be hosting a 2-days printmaking workshop in her studio in Dartmouth, January 26th & 27th, 2019 from 10am – 4pm. Participants will learn how to create a two colour image with the reductive block printing method. All materials included. There are only 5 seats available. Please register by contacting Maria directly at 902-719-5007 or contact@maria-doering.com.

 

 

Cells, Souls & Personalities at St. FX University Gallery in Antigonish, NS

Posted August 29, 2018

Maria Doering's CSP exhibition at St. FX University Gallery
Maria’s Cells, Souls and Personalities body of work will be on exhibition at St. FX University Gallery from September 5th until October 7th. The opening reception is September 5th at 6pm immediately followed by the artist talk at 7pm.

This exhibition includes 50+ hand carved limited edition linocut prints on Japanese paper as well as several prints on fabric, embellished with embroidery. Maria’s Cells, Souls and Personalities Exhibition plays with the question: What if we could view our personality traits and emotions under the microscope in cellular form?

The exhibition can be viewed Tuesday – Friday noon until 6pm at the Gallery.

To purchase work please contact Maria directly.

Open Artist Studio Event 2018

Posted April 8, 2018

Maria Doering Open Studio Event April 2018You are invited to join Maria at her first Open studio event of 2018 at her artist studio at 98 Victoria Road, Dartmouth, NS on April 28th, 2018, between noon and 3pm. There will be refreshments available and much new and old artwork to view and purchase. Come on by and say hi!

EXTREMEs and Intangible: Two group shows at ICCA

Posted May 26, 2017

Maria is included in two group shows running from 27 May to 24 June at the Inverness County Centre for the Arts. Presented by the Nova Scotia Printmakers, the shows together feature over 30 Nova Scotia artists.

EXTREMEs
Farthest from the center or middle; outermost; endmost;
76 prints by 30 members of the Nova Scotia Printmakers exploring extremes in print.

Members of the Nova Scotia Printmakers have brought together works on paper for an exhibition, EXTREMEs, at the Inverness County Centre for the Arts (ICCA) in Inverness, Cape Breton, NS, on display for the month of June. Works explore the theme of extremes either by size, big or small, or by thematic exploration such as weather, politics, or the human experience.
EXTREMEs includes works that range in size from etchings on handmade paper 3.5” x 3.5”, up to a 19’ by 15’ frottage of a building on fabric. Exhibiting large scale prints alongside equally engaging small works will show the extremes that printmakers can go to create artwork. Intricate imagery created entirely using carefully placed metal letterpress ornaments, textiles knit, etched, and printed to transfer the pattern to paper, all alongside carefully rendered images drawn, carved, engraved, silkscreened or etched.

Artists with work in the show include: Tina Arsenault, Sara AvMaat, Bonnie Baker, Diana BaldwinMark Bovey, Diane Cardoso, Cecil Day, Maria Doering, Suzanne Gauthier, Hannah Genosko, Kate Georgallas, Carlos Comez, Bob Hainstock, Dyan Hatanaka, Erin Hollingshead, Carloe Liu, Deborah Maurer, Bob Morouney, Tony Myers, Linda Oickle, David Power, Diane Rosati, Julie Rosvall, Tamsin Sloots, Anna Syperek, Kristina Vermeulen, Sally Warren, and Charley Young

EXTREMEs will fill the main gallery of the Inverness County Centre for the Arts for the month of June, and runs concurrently with the Nova Scotia Printmakers’ curated exhibition Intangible, on display in the outer gallery.

 

 

Intangible
Over the last three years printmakers Maria Doering and Julie Rosvall have had the opportunity to organize and hang dozens of printmaking exhibitions as volunteers of the Nova Scotia Printmakers. Both quietly noticed how often printmakers with vastly different imagery and techniques were creating works that naturally fit together in a gallery setting. Small details in form or colour brought a collection together, without any consultation or collaboration happening between the artists working in different parts of the province.

Intangible is a curated exhibition of works in print by nine printmakers, all members of the Nova Scotia Printmakers, ranging from emerging to master printmakers, all women. Each piece within the show explores pattern and texture, and all have that sometimes intangible factor, that natural fit. The prints on display use a variety of fine printmaking techniques, including soft ground etchings, relief prints of found objects, linocut prints, lithography, and solar plate etchings.

Printmakers exhibiting as part of Intangible include Bonnie Baker, Melissa Charbonneau, Cecil Day, Maria Doering, Suzanne Gauthier, Jay Leblanc, Meggie Richards, Julie Rosvall, and Charley Young.

Intangible will fill the outer gallery of the Inverness County Centre for the Arts for the month of June, and runs concurrently with the Nova Scotia Printmakers’ EXTREMEs exhibition, on display in the main gallery.

For Photos from the Opening Reception please visit here.