Maryann Cannon graduated from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Pa. CANNON founded La Bottega of Art Gallery and Copper Plate Studio in the Glasstown Arts District of Millville NJ. She is a member of the American Color Print Society, and Associate Member of the River Renaissance Center of Arts, Millville, NJ, Member of the Trenton City Museum Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ. CANNON is a member of Gallery 50, in Bridgeton, NJ. Selected exhibits and awards include Trenton City Museum Ellarslie Open EO34, E033 runner up in printmaking. Ellarslie Open XXX, runner up in printmaking, Trenton NJ. National Small Print Show, Creede Co, award winner, in 2011. CANNON was accepted into the National Small Print Show, Creede Co, 2012,2013,2014,2016. She has shown at the Philadelphia Sketch Club, Works on Paper Show 2012, 2014. Cannon’s etching was shown in Baker Arts Center, 15th National Juried Exhibition, Liberal, Ks.
The inked plate is placed face up on an etching press and covered with paper and press blankets and hand rolled through the press. The moment of truth is then hand pulled from the plate â€“ A hand pulled Print. The very first ones are Artist Proofs signed A/P title and my signature. I love expanding a series into a collection.