Mary Lou Hess Intaglios
Mary Lou Hess Intaglios
812.944.5913 . 2524 Glenwood Park . New Albany, IN 47150

About My Etchings - Mary Lou Hess Intaglios


2524 Glenwood Park
New Albany, IN 47150



Studio Hours:

Monday - Friday
9:00AM - 5:00PM EST


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I view nature as groups of space, shapes and textures. Landscape is an excuse for me to create my etchings. One of my greatest goals is to create not just a beautiful etching but to extract a commonplace thing or scene and make it my own by building or designing a picture of it.
The Eye is Not Enough Book

On Seeing and Remembering

Second Printing

$15.00 - Available at Carmichael's Book Store

Dianne Aprile & Mary Lou Hess, Designed by Julie Breeding
Then published by Trout Lily Press 2000, Louisville Kentucky

Mary Lou Hess has been a printmaker for more than 25 years. She studied with Virginia Fitzmarten Brunner, of Pratt Institute, and Susan Moffett, of Indiana University Southeast.

Hess's work has been exhibited widely, including at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the University of Wisconsin National Small Print Exhibition and the Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, D.C., as well as at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany. Her work has won regional and national recognition, including awards from Purdue University, the Ohio Valley Annual, the Northern Illinois Art Fest and numerous art fairs. She is a longtime exhibitor at the annual St. James Art Show.

Mini Etchings

All Mini prints are no larger than 3". Each are hand colored because they are so small. Artwork colors vary from photos. All minis are $50.00

Medium Etchings

All Medium prints range in size from 3 x 4 - 5 x 7 inches. These prints are considered "larger" than the mini's due to their content. The color prints go through the press 2 or 3 times using color ink. Most medium prints are $100.00

Full Size Etchings

My larger ethchings are considered small by today's standards, the largest etchings are 80 and 96 square inches. There are monochromatic pieces and colored prints. All full size prints are 125.00 and up.