Liz Chalfin


Biography

Professionally, Liz Chalfin is a visual artist, art educator, and founder of Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, Mass, a studio/workshop dedicated to researc, education, and collaborations in safer and non-toxic printmaking. Chalfin teaches workshops at Zea Mays and on the road at colleges and art centers regionally. She is also adjunct faculty in Lesley University's Creative Arts in Learning graduate program.

Chalfin exhibits her prints, drawings, and artists' books nationally in solo and group exhibitions. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Smith College Museum of Art, and Mortimer Rare Book Room, Portland Museum of Art, the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park and the Boston Public Library.

Chalfin works in etching, monotype, photoplymer, collograph and mixed-media printmaking. She explores prints and artists books. her imagery explores social, spiritual and psychological issues through the use of symbolism, figuration, and abstraction.

Chalfin is a member of the Boston Printmakers, the Monotype Guild of New England, and the Southern Graphics Council. She is represented by Susan Maasch Fine Arts, Portland, ME; w√ľnderarts; and Zea Mays Printmaking.