Arts In: Holly Bird

August 03, 2017 by BARBARA ST. CLAIR | PODCAST
Holly Bird
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Master artisan and print-maker Holly Bird is working in the Arts & Crafts Revival, creating art through hands-on methods that haven’t changed for hundreds of years.

She worked on the cutting-edge of digital design as those techniques were developing. And storyboarded the classic movie “Caddyshack.”

Holly’s lifelong love of sailing and Florida’s waterways give her work a unique look in the Arts & Crafts Movement. She explains how homeowners renovating historic bungalows are keeping the work of skilled artisans in demand.

Holly is a Roycroft Renaissance Master Artisan-at-Large who practices her craft – and teaches it – at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center. Listen as she walks us through the fascinating process of creating woodblock prints and copper-plate etching.

Explore the work of Holly Bird at www.studioibis.com

The Roycrofters-at-Large Association – www.ralaweb.com

More on the Roycroft Campus in Aurora NY – roycroftcampuscorporation.com/index.php

Check out the many classes, art-making facilities and art exhibitions at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center – dfac.org

 

Arts In is produced by Matt and Sheila Cowley. Executive Producer, Barbara St. Clair for Creative Pinellas.

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