Andy Volpe is an amazing font of knowledge about printmaking, etching, engraving, US Revolutionary War history, and much, much more. Come join us for an interview in his studio where he shows off printmaking tools and techniques, classic etching styles, and historic prints. We discuss calligraphy, copper etchings, Paul Revere, Gutenberg, and the Boston Massacre.

Andy holds a degree in Fine Arts from Westfield State University, where he gained a deep appreciation for Art History and the Old Masters. He continues to research and work in traditional drawing and printmaking techniques. Andy is a Living Historian / Re-enactor, member of several groups ranging from the Ancient Romans, Medieval-Renaissance, Colonial America and American Civil War. He presents to libraries, schools, colleges and museums throughout New England as a Roman Legionary soldier and Medieval-Renaissance Artist.

Visit Andy’s website at:

http://www.andyvolpe.com/

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