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Annette Saldana ARE 6933 4-14-13 ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Environprint Awareness Abstract: My globalization theme is based on sustainability.

Specifically, my focus is on safe and natural printmaking methods and materials. Many of the sources I have included describe ways to use water-based inks, nature printing techniques, handmade papers, and salvaged materials, to produce eco-friendly artworks. The articles listed below consist of website articles, blogs, social forums, galleries, videos and more. I found informative sites created by organizations and artists who are making ecological efforts to improve our environment and well-being.

1. DeLaricheliere, A. (2012). Roanoke Senior Lands Art Fellowship for Eco-friendly Printmaking Work. Retrieved from Hailey Doss is from Rocky Mountain, Virginia. She recently graduated from Roanoke College where she studied Fine Arts. Due to her love of nature, she headed Roanoke College's Outdoor Adventures Program where she was a senior lead guide. Doss recently won a fellowship scholarship due to her highly skilled and earth friendly designs.

Hailey uses eco-friendly printmaking methods to make all of her artwork. She uses non-toxics inks and salvaged/recycled materials to produce her prints. Most of her work centers in on the dedication she has towards Appalachian botany. Her goal is to memorialize the plants she uses when creating textural monoprints. In Specimen 1 a grouping of seven of these prints commemorates the importance of sustainability.

2. Gonzalez, K. (2010). Green Material Spotlight: Cardboard, Part 1. Retrieved from This site organization was created by Katie Gonzalez who is an elementary art teacher at Briargrove Elementary in Houston, Texas. She is an avid blogger who maintains five websites. Gonzalez is making an effort to make and share lessons that promote green art classrooms. She has pages filled with many helpful projects on how to use recycled or reclaimed objects in order to encourage others to take care of the planet. For instance, she features the use of cardboard, string, soda tabs, bubble wrap, etc. to make collagraphs during printmaking lessons.

3. Green, C. (2011). Green Prints. Retreived from Cedric Green was born in Africa where he studied Architecture. Later in life, he became inspired by printmaking and began to make his own prints. Due to his suffering of health issues related to his use of toxic chemicals while in the studio, he began to search for safer and more natural ways to print. He has even written a booklet about how to experiment with galv-etch techniques in a clean and less dangerous manner and it is titled Green Prints

Green creates sculptures, photography, paintings, and prints. His prints are usually made using the intaglio or relief methods. He often explores monotypes as well. A reoccurring theme that reappears in Greens work is Atlantis. Due to legend, Atlantis was destroyed to punish people for their wicked and arrogant ways. Greens series is conceptual as there is a correlation between what we as humans do and how nature may react.

4. NGA Classroom. (2013). Art and Ecology. Retrieved from National Gallery of Art Classroom is an organizational site dedicated to teachers and students. Viewers can explore select art topics that focus on different curriculum. For instance, within the Art and Ecology lesson plan one can find art discussion information, activity plans, printable worksheets, related resources, and a glossary of terms that relate to the vital importance of environmental protection. Winslow Homer is a highlighted artist in this section due to his paintings and prints which depict the power of nature.

5. Natural Impressions. (2006). Kalani DeWitt Lickle Born to Fish. Retrieved from Kalani Lickle is a resident of Maui, Hawaii. He is a surfer, farmer, fisherman, and artist. He has been fishing along the shores of Maui since the eighties and is considered a big game fisherman. However, he often prints the fish that he catches. Lickle works with a printmaking organization called Natural Impressions where there motto is hook em, look em, and cook em.

In his travels to Southeast Asia, Lickle, became inspired by an art technique called gyotaku. Gyotaku is an ancient art form practiced in the Orient in which freshly caught fish are painted/inked and then used to create a monotype print. It involves the use of natural inks, paper, and fabrics in order to keep the art as natural as possible. For instance, his piece called Blue Tako which depicts the image of an octopus was enhanced through the use of octopus ink to produce contrast against a monochromatic colored, rice paper background.

6. Nontoxicprint. (2013). Nontoxic Printmaking & Printed Art. Retrieved from Nontoxicprint is a non-profit project dedicated to providing information on current safetyconscious practices in the field of printmaking. The project was published by artist Friedhard Kiekeben, although multiple authors and advisors have helped contribute to the content on the site. Their topics mainly concentrate on printing, painting, and photography media. Their focus is on creating healthy working conditions for those who work with art materials.

7. Printeresting [Website]. Retrieved from This website organization is authored by ten contributors who are dedicated to adding anything interesting about contemporary printmaking. The website is composed of projects, links, classifieds, and categories in which to browse. Because they are on Twitter you can find a plethora of information about eco-friendly printing by searching the green printmaking hash tags they have plugged in.

8. Speedball Art Products. (2013). Drypoint: Printing with PinPress and Etching Press [video]. Retrieved from Susan Rostow and William Jung are artists, educators, and inventors who live in New York City. Together their artworks have been displayed throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan. They both work as printmakers and before the birth of their child, the couple set out to make their printmaking studio a safer place. This led to their development of Akua water-based inks.

In this video, artist Susan Rostow, shows how she creates drypoint prints using Akua inks (now available through Speedball). Rostow helped to create these special inks which are made out of the safest pigments possible. The studio where she works is such a safe place that Susan and her young son can even work collaboratively on artworks. Family of Three was actually made by her and her five year old. 9. Stoller, Z. (2013).The Green Art Classroom. Retrieved from Zach Stoller has constructed a website organization on Ning which is directed towards art educators. This network was designed to unite teachers who want to integrate environmentally friendly practices into their classrooms. Members can post photos, videos, and discussions in which they can receive feedback via the social community/forum. For example, one member in particular posted pictures of her printmaking lesson where students were asked to develop leaf stamps made from Styrofoam and bottle caps.

10. Williams, E. (2008).Grass Art. Retrieved from Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey are an artistic collaborative duo based in England. They work in a variety of different mediums such as architecture, sculpture, and photography/printing. They create works that cross many disciplines and look for experimental ways to produce art using natural processes. Their pieces are typically large scale and highlight the importance of ecology. They have been commissioned to make public art installations throughout the USA and the UK.

Ackroyd and Harvey recently created a large triptych of prints of three important people who play tennis. These portraits were displayed at Wimbledon and made a big statement due to the way they were created. The duo made these prints without the use of chemicals normally used in a dark room. Instead, they used chlorophyll and the natural process of photosynthesis to capture their images.