Bio + Contact

Fierston08As an artist, I investigate the beautiful and complex shapes that make up the natural world.

I’m a printmaker and I create prints by hand and on a walking press using actual leaves and fish.  Gyotaku is the Japanese word for fish printing and I print fish using Japanese techniques of indirect and sumi ink printing.

I’m also a painter and June, 2020 I will return to Yosemite National Park as an artist-in-residence. I spend about half of my time giving workshops connecting people with nature and showing them how easy it is to celebrate the natural world.  I hold nature printmaking workshops in the spring and fall at the Smithsonian Associates here in Washington, DC.

My most recent work appears in the Instagram section of the site, to your right on this screen.  If you are interested in purchasing a painting or print, please email me directly using the form below.


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