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Elmhurst Artists' Guild Presents, Ben Calvert: BenJamin' Beckons Grains and Grooves

Presented by Elmhurst Art Museum at Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL

Aug 26 2016
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Sep 30 2016
Elmhurst Artists' Guild Presents, Ben Calvert: BenJamin' Beckons Grains and Grooves

My art originated as a mechanism to help me deal with the grief of losing my mother. Seeking a therapeutic alternative to my unhappy state, my grandmother suggested that I reconstitute my sorrow into an energy that could be channeled into art. I started wood block printing by taking an independent study course at Knox College. I found working with wood blocks very soothing. My first print, “Invasions,” was published in Catch, Knox’s literary magazine. The medium became a sustaining

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