Betsy Bowen: Block Prints is this month's exhibit at the
Betsy is an illustrator of the wildlife and domestic life around her longtime
home near Grand Marais on Bigfork
Art Gallery Minnesota’s .
The immediate lure of color and line in Betsy’s woodcuts invites viewers to
discover the good-humored stories she tells with her images. Come and see
Betsy’s block prints at the Edge Gallery from September 6th to the 29th.
The gallery is next to the North Shore and is open from
10 am to 4 pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Admission to the gallery
and September 7th reception is free. Bigfork
If you are a parent or grandparent, you're most likely familiar with Betsy's children's book Antler, Bear, Canoe, found in children's bedrooms throughout
Constructed with bold colors, Betsy's woodcuts delineate the essence of our northern lifestyle, history, and existence: they literally pulse with the feeling of
Of her work, Betsy says, “Poet Muriel Rukeyser wrote that ‘Scientists tell us that the world is made up of Atoms, but we know it is made up of Stories.’ Now here is a concept that shaped my view of the world.” Bowen's prints are from the stories “that hold the very form and energy of our existence.
Bowen will be showing her woodcuts at the