" Madonna of Sorrow" - Homage to Michelangelo's "Pieta"
lino cut/collagraph print .
Ochosi Editions in Illinois USA conducted The Madonna International Print Exchange II in 2013. The deadline for edition submissions was Oct 25th 2013. The exchange was open to printmakers around the globe and the submitted prints will be exhibited at the Benedictine University in the American spring and then the Brannigan Centre New Mexico with other locations to be notified. The theme was the Madonna , the virgin Guadalupe, Yemaya, Mother Mary, Marian subjects, motherhood, nurturing and a wide range of printing techniques were accepted. The paper size was to be 8"x 11" and the image presented could be up to that size or within. All prints were to be on archival paper. An edition of 15 prints were to be submitted and in return a random selection of printmakers prints will be sent back to all participants early in 2014.
The printmakers hail from 12 US states and 4 international countries.