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

Summer Screen Printing at Lunenburg School of the Arts

Posted March 8, 2019

This August will be the third year in a row that Maria is teaching screen printing in Lunenburg daily for a week. It’s a glorious time to be in Lunenburg, the weather, the town’s lovely atmosphere, the fantastic restaurants, the harbour, the cute houses… and of course the workshop space which is a fabulous wooden structure historical building that used to be a car dealership a long time ago.  To register for this class please visit the LSA website directly.

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.

Monotype workshop at St. FX in Antigonish

Posted August 29, 2018

Monotype workshop flyer at stfx September 2018

As part of her exhibition at St. FX University Gallery in September, Maria will also be teaching a Monotype workshop spread over 2 Wednesday evenings, 6:30 – 9:30 on September 19th and 26th. Total cost with materials is $80. Please contact Kate Georgallas to register for the class at kbrown@stfx.ca or 902-863-0151 and 902-872-0813

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.

Summer Exhibition at Visual Voice

Posted June 18, 2018

A few of Maria’s prints are part of this exhibition.

Maria Doering is part of the Summer 2018 Group exhibition at Visual Voice

Visual Voice Fine Art is proud to present Summer a group art exhibit.
Celebrating the warm weather and everything summery. Don’t miss it!
Featuring works in watercolour, oil, acrylic, linocut, etching, clay, encaustic, silkscreen, coloured pencil and more by artists: Barbara McLean, Vera Carver, Robert Rutherford, Paulette Melanson, Rosa Carr, Betty-Anne Gaetz, Ed Porter, Judith Leidl, Maria Doering, Corinne Ledson-Silver, Lynn Johnson, Judy Arsenault, Nancy Roberts, Anna Syperek, Dorothea LeBlanc, Eliza Schurman, Carol MorrisonEllen Moershell, Kath Rutherford, Rob Maloney, and Nora Gross.
The show opens Monday, Jun 18. Free to everyone. It continues Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 12:30 to 5 pm until July 14th.

Maria teaching at LSA in August

Posted June 6, 2018

Maria Doering is teaching Screen printing at LSA in August

Maria will be returning to Lunenburg to teach Screen Printing on August 20th-24th. There are only 3 spots left, don’t wait too long to sign up. Please contact Lunenburg School of the Arts to register for the class.

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.

Week-long Screen printing course at Lunenburg School of Art

Posted March 2, 2017


(Image: “Enveloped Evolution” by Maria Doering – screen print on paper)

SUMMER SCREEN PRINTING 
with Maria Doering

Date & Time:

Aug 21 – 25, 2017
10:00am – 4:00pm

This week-long class will cover the joys of screen printing on paper with a focus on creating colourful imagery by using hand cut stencils, screen filler and possibly photo emulsion. By the end of the week Students will be comfortable with mixing inks, registering colour layers, and printing multiples. Whether or not you are looking to create limited edition posters, or make original fine art prints, this class will give you a solid foundation in the technique and information on making prints at home. No experience necessary, all levels welcome.

Materials:

Students should bring the following

  • Sketchbook or notebook
  • Pencil or pen
  • Apron/old T-shirt
  • Scotch magic tape (matte)
  • Pad of newsprint
  • 5-6 full sheets of Mayfair paper for proofing (available at NSCAD Art Supply Store or Deserres Art Supply Store)
  • Rag paper for editioning (Stonehenge, Fabriano Rosaspina, Rives BFK, Arches…etc., no heavy textures, no water color paper)
  • Recycled, clean yogurt containers with lids for mixed inks
  • 1 black permapaque marker
  • Box cutting knife or xacto knife

(LSA will provide all other materials not listed)

To register for this class please visit the Lunenburg School of the Arts Website.