Martha Street Studio —

Manitoba
Printmakers
Association


11 Martha Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1A2



204 779 6253


30 Years of MPA: Staff Picks


 

30 years! On November 14, 1988 Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. was officially incorporated. Thank you for 30 years of support so far, and here’s to the future of printmaking! For the next 30 days, to celebrate our 30 years, we will be sharing artworks available at Martha Street Studio chosen by our staff.​

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1/30 featured artwork: Someone by Paul Butler. Chosen by Larry. “It’s made of literal and metaphorical layers.”

Someone is a 18.75 x 17.5" digital print, available for $500.

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2/30 featured artwork: minaki sunset by Peter Graham. Chosen by Peter, who says: “Ewan needs a new pair of shoes!” 

minaki sunset is a 12.5 x 20" cmyk screenprint, available for $350.

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3/30 featured artwork: There is Always Now by Pauline Braun. Chosen by Kristin, who says: “A work to inspire direct action!"

There is Always Now is a 16 x 16" monoprint, available for $195.

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4/30 featured artwork: Hooked by Lynne Allen. Chosen by Niamh, who says: “I like the layers in this piece: the image, embossing, and mapping." 

Hooked is a 17 x 17" digital print with embossing, available for $800.

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5/30 featured artwork: Grass by Erin Josephson-Laidlaw. Chosen by Sarah, who says: "I love the subtleties in Erin's work."

Grass is a 10.5 x 10.75" intaglio and digital print, available for $175.

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6/30 featured artwork: No Goals by Jonathan Dyck. Chosen by Andrew. 

No Goals is a risographed zine, available for $10 at Martha Street Studio's Print Shop.

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7/30 featured artwork: Yellow Bird/osaawaa behnesii folio by Scott Benesiinaabandan. Chosen by Mariana, who says: "This work is sensitive and evocative."

Yellow Bird/osaawaa behnesii is a folio of four 26 x 19" digital prints with screenprinting (only one of which is pictured here). The folio of four prints is available for $1,500.

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8/30 featured artwork: (untitled) by Robert Taite. Chosen by Andrew.

(untitled) is a 13 x 13" screenprint, available for $40 at the Martha Street Studio Print Shop.

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9/30 featured artwork: All Sleep No Play by Emma Mayer. Chosen by Andrew.

All Sleep No Play is a 15 x 11.25" screenprint, available for $20 at the Martha Street Studio Print Shop.

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10/30 featured artwork: (untitled) by Bram Keast. Chosen by Mariana, who says: "I love how Bram handles shape and colour!"

(untitled) is a 13 x 13" screenprint and linocut print, available for $150. *currently out of stock, contact gallery@printmakers.mb.ca with inquiries*

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11/30 featured artwork: Winnipeg to Victoria Beach by Sean McLachlan. Chosen by Sean, who says: "Dreaming of the beach on this cold winter day."

Winnipeg to Victoria Beach is a 30 x 22" woodcut print, available for $400.

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12/30 featured artwork: Boy Polyp in Bog 2 by Ben Bonner. Chosen by Andrew.

Boy Polyp in Bog 2 is a 11.375 x 9.5" screenprint, available for $35 at Martha Street Studio's Print Shop.

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13/30 featured artwork: Think: Monotype #025 (125) by Ilana Pichon. Chosen by Mariana, who says: "It's interesting to see how Ilana incorporates movement into her work."

Think: Monotype #025 (125) is a 15 x 11" screenprint, available for $375.

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14/30 featured artwork: (untitled) by Erin Josephson-Laidlaw. Chosen by Ali, who says: "I'm consistently drawn to the quietness of Erin's subtle line work, subdued tones and soft shapes."

(untitled) is a 30 x 22.375" screenprint, available for $100 at Martha Street Studio's Print Shop.

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15/30 featured artwork: Greene Meets Morris by E.J. Howorth. Chosen by Peter.

Greene Meets Morris is a15.375 x 27" screenprint, available for $450.

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16/30 featured artwork: Albino Moose by Jeanette and Maurice Dzama. Chosen by Niamh, who says: "I enjoy the tactility of their felted animals and forms they create."

Albino Moose is a hand-felted moose, available for $30 at Martha Street Studio's Print Shop.

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17/30 featured artwork: Happyland Park by Takashi Iwasaki. Chosen by Mariana, who says: "Every time I look at this print, I notice something new."

Happyland Park is an 18 x 14" screenprint, available for $600.

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17/30 featured artwork: Lonely Girls folio by Erica Eyres. Chosen by Ali, who says: "I’ve been enamoured with Eyres’ Lonely Girls folio for years. Her awkward line work expertly communicates the personality and emotions of each character."

Lonely Girls is a folio of four 20 x 14.875" intaglio prints with handwork and screenprinting. The folio of four prints is available for $1,000.

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18/30 featured artwork: Snow Configuration by KC Adams. Chosen by Niamh, who says: "The winding river and snow covered farmlands remind me of winters in Manitoba."

Snow Configuration is a 17 x 16.5" screenprint, available for $750.

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20/30 featured artwork: untitled (dawsonslide007) by Sarah Crawley. Chosen by Peter.

untitled (dawsonslide007) is a 25 x 21" digital print, available for $550.

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21/30 featured artwork: Retreating Agassiz II, 500 BP by Jeanette Johns. Chosen by Ali, who says: "Johns' prowess as a printmaker is evident in this combination of etching, screen printing, gold leaf and ink. Her refined composition is a poetic meditation on Manitoba's geological history."

Retreating Agassiz II, 500 BP is a 30 x 22" intaglio and screenprint with gold leaf and handwork, available for $800.

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22/30 featured artwork: Seeing White by Karen Cornelius. Chosen by Kristin, who says: "Baby it's not so cold outside! Come to Martha Street Studio and buy your loved one a print!"

Seeing White is a 22.5 x 29.75" intaglio print with chine collé, available for $900.

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23/30 featured artwork: Fragments by Ilana Pichon. Chosen by Ali, who says: "I love the way Ilana has combined screen printing with digital printing to give depth to her meticulous patterns and architectural angles."

Fragments is an 18 x 14.25" screenprint and digital print, available for $375.

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24/30 featured artwork: Aerial by Pauline Braun. Chosen by Peter.

Aerial is a 15.75 x 15.75" monoprint, available for $195.

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25/30 featured artwork: A Ki Moment by Richard Palanuk. Chosen by Niamh, who says: "The pop of magenta captures my eye against the other colours."

A Ki Moment is a 23.875 x 34" digital print, available for $475.

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26/30 featured artwork: Wallpaper by Melanie Rocan. Chosen by Kristin.

Wallpaper is a 26 x 22.75" intaglio print with handwork, available for $1,000.

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27/30 featured artwork: I'm a pessimist, what are you? by Mariana Muñoz Gomez. Chosen by Sean, who says: ��/��

I'm a pessimist, what are you? is an 11 x 14" screenprint, available for $75 at Martha Street Studio's Print Shop.

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28/30 featured artwork: Waiting for the Thaw by Peter Graham. Chosen by Sarah, who says: "Who wouldn't love a bunny rabbit in a boat?"

Waiting for the Thaw is a 15 x 11" varied intaglio print with chine collé, available for $125.

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29/30 featured artwork: I Want to Portage le Main by Sean McLachlan. Chosen by Sean, who says: "I was hoping this would be irrelevant now…but here we are!"

I Want to Portage le Main is a 11 x 15.25" letterpress print, available for $15 at the Martha Street Studio Print Shop.

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30/30 featured artwork: Songbirds 319 by Ewa Tarsia. Chosen by Sarah, who says: "Magnificent colours!"

Songbirds 319 is a 11 x 11.25" monoprint, available for $350.
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