Elizabeth Busey

MEDIA: PRINTMAKING
MAP TO ELIZABETH’S STUDIO: 401 West 6th Street Suite J
ELIZABETH’S WEBISTE: elizabethbusey.com
CONTACT: ebusey@yahoo.com or 812-345-3840

The Work:

From a distance, my monoprint collages can look like quilts or mosaics. Colorful elements are carefully cut and placed into matrices reminiscent of mathematical or scientific principles. When considered up-close, vintage maps, personal cyanotypes and colorful monotypes keep the viewer’s eye moving from element to element. Drawing from travel, topography and plant forms, my monoprint collages evoke feelings of memory, longing and connection.

My reduction linocuts are influenced by my home in the Ohio River Watershed of the American Midwest, as well as my travels around the world. Inspiration can come from an airplane window or a forest hike. I use the labor-intensive, non-digital technique of reduction printmaking to coax colorful, rhythmic representations of patterns in nature from a single block of linoleum.

The Studio:

I’ve moved! Since March 2020, I’ve been doing my monoprinting and screenprinting at a studio in downtown Bloomington. I share the space with two talented artists — Danielle Urschel and Sandy Davoren — who are also participating in the tour. When you visit, you will see our latest works and see a glimpse into our processes. 

The studio at located in the building on the southwest corner of W 6th St and Madison. Entry is through a door in the parking lot. Look for signs and balloons!
Parking: Please park on the street — only $1.00/hour on Saturday, free on Sunday. (The parking lot spaces are for tenants only.)