Linocut Leaves | Make-It, Take-It WorkshopBuffalo Botanical Gardens
2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14218
October 7, 2023
From: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM(716) 827-1584
Explore linocut printmaking! Use carving tools to create your own unique linoleum print block and artwork. Discover this century old process while drawing inspiration from the beautiful plant collection. Participants will be guided through the entire process of sketching, carving, and printing. All supplies are included.
Meet your instructor: Liz Gatto
Liz Gatto is a new face at the Botanical Gardens, joining our team in April of 2023 as our Educator and Program Coordinator. Liz graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History with Museum Studies from Niagara University. She is passionate about museum education and is excited to bring her creativity to the gardens. Her special interests include Botanical Illustration, Impressionism, and the history of Land Art. Prior to joining the Botanical Gardens’ team, Liz worked in the department of Art and Family Programs for several years at Artpark in Lewiston, NY and has interned with multiple galleries including the Buffalo AKG Art Museum. Liz is also an artist herself, her love for botany and nature shines through her personal artwork. She is very much looking forward to getting the public inspired by the gardens and offering creative workshops. In her spare time Liz enjoys drawing, painting, traveling, drinking coffee, visiting museums, and taking care of her many houseplants!