The West Linn Public Library will host an exhibit featuring the prints of Mark Perry during the month of May. The exhibit will run May 3-29 in the library's Community Room which is open to the public when not in use, and always open on Sundays, noon – 5:00 p.m. You can call ahead (503-656-7853) to make sure the gallery will be open.
Mark Perry is an artist printmaker who works mainly in etching, relief, woodcut, collagraph, and intaglio methods, and most of his work is non-representational with symbolic and recognizable elements involved. He likes variation, layering, sequencing, and repetition. All of his prints are hand-printed.
Perry has been printing and exhibiting for more than 15 years. He graduated with a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. When he moved to Oregon, he found Inkling Studio (a cooperative printmaking studio) where he was a member for eight years. When Inkling closed he purchased his own printmaking press now works out of his own studio.