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Currents: two printmakers

Two Rivers Studio Hosts Exhibition of Prints by Colby-Sawyer College Artists Mary Mead and Bert Yarborough

Prints by two Colby-Sawyer College artists and professors, Mary Mead and Bert Yarborough, are featured in a current exhibition at Two Rivers Printmaking Studio in White River Junction, Vt. The exhibition runs through March 31, with a mid-show opening reception to be held on Friday, March 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Mary Mead is a visual artist based in New Hampshire who works primarily in sculpture and printmaking. She received an undergraduate degree with honors in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.F.A. from the Boston Museum School and Tufts University. Mead is an assistant professor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H.

Mead's work has been widely exhibited and can be found in numerous public and private collections. She has received grants and fellowships from many different organizations, including the New Hampshire Council on the Arts, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, Rutland, Vt., and Caldera Arts in Portland, Ore. To learn more visit

Vermont resident Bert Yarborough is a visual artist focused on painting, drawing and printmaking. An associate professor of Fine and Performing Arts, he joined Colby-Sawyer in 1997 and teaches courses in painting, drawing and the professional practices and portfolio capstone course. Yarborough holds a bachelor's degree in architecture from Clemson University and an M.A. and M.F.A from the University of Iowa.

Yarborough is also a summer faculty member at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., and chairman of its Visual Committee. He has received numerous grants and awards in recognition of his work, including two individual artist fellowships from the New Hampshire Council on the Arts; a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in sculpture; a residency fellowship in sculpture and drawing from the Fine Arts Work Center; and a Fulbright fellowship in sculpture. To learn more, visit

Two Rivers Printmaking Studio supports working artists in their exploration of both traditional and experimental printmaking. Through workshops, lectures and exhibits, the studio encourages interest in the art and history of the fine arts print - for the general public as well as for artists.