“I love the process and experimentation that go into printmaking. Every plate is an experience for me. I have a deep appreciation for techniques that allow me to focus on the drawing process, so printmaking and silverpoint, and drawing with pastels allow me to focus my attentions on that aspect of the creative process. Art has also always been a very tactile experience for me, and I love the feel of the different media and papers.”
Originally from the Springfield Missouri area, Marian Chamberlain has always been compelled to create. Her work has been influenced though a continuing education in art and art history. Marian works in printmaking, including the intaglio methods of etching, drypoint, mezzotint, aquatint, as well as pastel, silverpoint, graphite, charcoal, and watercolor. Printmaking has been a recent passion, as it allows her to combine drawing with an involved artistic and technical process. Marian holds a BA in Studio Art and Art History and a ME in Art Education, both from Drury University.