Rooftops with Winter Birch
Linda Adato , a native of England, graduated from Hornsey College of Art in Hornsey, UK, before immigrating to the United States where she earned a BA and an MA from UCLA. She says she “was interested in the geometry of the shadows contrasting with the softness and rhythm of the trees” when she used two copper plates “and used the techniques of line, aquatint and soft ground” to produce Rooftops with Winter Birch. She inked the plates “a la poupee” (applying and wiping colors) while printing the edition of 160 with 10 artist prints in her studio using Rives BFK printmaking paper. She has exhibited her prints throughout the United States and beyond and has works in the collections of the Achenbach Foundation-San Francisco, The British Museum, DeCordova Museum, Duxbury Art Museu, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Mississippi Museum of Art, New York Public Library and others. She has exhibited at The Old Print Shop, Boston Printmakers Guild and the Bradbury Gallery. She was a past president of the Society of American Graphic Artists.