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Workshop: Ali Blum, Kitchen Monoprinting and Stamping

Friday, 7/23/2021
2:00 - 3:00
Virtual Library

Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

Use materials from your kitchen from the onion to the potato and netting to create unique one of a kind monoprints.

Supply List

  • Bucket with water
  • Pallette

Flat surface to roll out ink

  • Ink
    • Water based wood block inks are best  
    • Tempera or acrylic are fine though they dry more quickly
  • Printing Matrix
    • Flat surface perhaps a cookie tray, piece of plexi glass or on styrofoam
  • Printing Tool
    • Wooden spoon, paint brushes, sponges
  • Printmaking stencils
    • Paper to cut stencils
    • onion, baking potato, feathers, apple, leaves, cut paper, tinfoil, lace, glass or jar rim or lids
  • Paper towel
  • Cotton swabs 
  • Paperclip
  • Scissors 

Alexandra Blum received her BFA from Cornell University in Painting and her MFA in Printmaking from Washington University in St Louis. She has had residencies at Curtiduria Print shop in Oaxaca, Mexico and the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Blum actively exhibits and selected shows include de Young Museum, Cornell University Hartell Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, Museo de la Filatelia de Oaxaca, Ligne Roset, Front Gallery, Somarts, Paxton Gate Curiosities for Kids, The Mission Cultural Center and The San Francisco Jewish Library.


Ali Bum teaches at Drew School and the students serve as a constant source of energy and inspiration. She has conducted workshops and live art demonstrations at the SFMOMA, de Young Friday Night Events, The Academy of Sciences, Asian Art Museum intern program and The Jewish Museum. She is a member of the California Printmaking Society.

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