Before the Storm - Edition 1/8
Before the Storm is a softground and aquatint etching with monotype. Image size 5.75” x 7.75”, paper size 8.5” x 11.25. Edition of 1, completed in 2021.
*This artwork is an original intaglio print created by hand. Expect some slight variations.
About the Artist:
Born and raised in Pahoa, Hawaii, Liv Johnson earned her BA in Art at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, where her position as Printmaking Studio Assistant allowed her the opportunity to help visiting artists develop and edition their prints for the UH Hilo Visiting Artist Print Collection. At Texas Tech University she earned her MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in printmaking and sculpture. While her primary emphasis is in printmaking her portfolio has branched out into other mediums, developing works that explore sound, light, installation, and a wide variety of materials. As a botanical illustrator she has published the first scientific illustrations of four newly discovered species of Cyrtandra in the peer-reviewed journal Phytokeys. An active member of the printmaking community, she is regularly conducting workshops and demos, attending conferences, and is a board member of PrintMatters Houston.
She now lives in Houston where she continues to develop her studio work at Burning Bones Press and is an instructor and Print Studio Manager for the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.