Jean Kigel’s gyotaku monoprints at the Denmark Arts Center


Jean Kigel, “Pollock II” gyotaku

Would you believe there’s an Aquarium and Aviary at the Denmark Arts Center!  Come see Jean Kigel’s gyotaku monoprints and Asian brush bird paintings through August 2 at 50 West Main Street, Denmark.

Down East meets Far East as award-winning, Mid-coast Maine artist, Jean Kigel, transforms the main hall of the DAC into an oriental aquarium and aviary with a showing of her celebrated gyotaku fish prints and sumi-e birds.  Jean Kigel specializes in Asian brush painting executed with watercolors and sumi on hand-made, Chinese papers and silk.  Her work is characterized by minimalism and the use of negative space.  She has traveled widely in Japan and China, and has studied with Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese masters both abroad and in the United States.

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