Eclipse Gold Leaf Embossed and Linocut ArtJennifer Ament
Hand embossed gold leaf and ink on 15 x 22" paper signed by the artist.
A Linocut is a printmaking technique, similar to a woodcut print, in which a sheet of linoleum is carved into and used as the printing surface.
First, Jen designs the image for the print. Her inspirations come from street culture, the northwest music scene, and celestial dreamscapes. Then, the design is transferred onto the piece of linoleum. Parts of the surface are then cut away with sharp chisels. The remaining raised portion of the linoleum sheet is inked with a roller, and then impressed onto paper either by hand or using a press. All prints are printed on Stonehenge Cream paper.
Jennifer Ament is a printmaker and painter. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions throughout the West Coast and in New York City, including the Frye Art Museum, The National Arts Club, Out of Sight, Gage Academy of Art, and The Vera Project.
Her commercial clients include Starbucks, The Derschang Group, Frankie & Jos, JuiceBox, and The Runaway. Her large-scale public murals have been commissioned by Urban Artworks and Starbucks.
Her work has been featured in numerous art and style publications, including Architectural Digest, Huffington Post, Elle Décor, The Jealous Curator, Sunset Magazine, House Beautiful, Seattle Met Magazine, Seattle Magazine, GRAY Magazine, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, and Luxe Magazine.
She received a BFA from the San Francisco Academy of Art in 1995, and has since studied at the Gage Academy of Arts and the Pratt Fine Arts Center. She is the founder of Artists For Progress. She lives and works in Seattle, WA.