Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studio’s mission is to to create a space that supports the development and expression of artists, to provide a unique creative environment for visual artists that reflects the Greater Boston area’s diversity of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual orientation.
Our focus is to create a space that supports the development and expression of artists of any race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studios works to bring visual arts into the broader community through free programming at events throughout the Greater Boston Area.
We are committed to making our studios accessible to visual artists in all stages of their careers through the Printmaking Technician program offering, which offers subsidized or free access to the studio as well as through an Artist Residency Program that is offered through the Boston Printmakers Biennial.
Liz Shepherd received her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)/ Tufts University in 2006. She is a member of the Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston’s premier venue for contemporary sculpture, it is the only sculpture collaborative in the country that maintains its own gallery space. She is also a past President of the Boston Printmakers. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Edinburgh College of Art (Scotland), Syracuse University, The Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art in Kennesaw, Georgia, the Hanoi (Vietnam) Contemporary Arts Center, the Boston Public Library, Children’s Hospital, Boston, and numerous corporate and private collections.
Rebekah Lord Gardiner
Rebekah Lord Gardiner
Rebekah is a mixed media artist focused on printmaking, book arts and textiles. Trained at the North Bennet Street School, Rebekah can collaboratively consult on how to incorporate your prints into books. Before her time at NBSS, Rebekah worked at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, PA. She can discuss your textile project whether it is repeat yardage or not. Rebekah has exhibited in solo and juried shows at The Bromfield Gallery, Concord Art, Fort Point Art’s 300 Summer Street Gallery, Cove Street Arts in Portland, ME and at Graphic Studio Dublin in Ireland. In addition, she actively participates and exhibits with the sculpture community of Maudslay State Park in Newburyport, MA.
Megan Cascella studied at the University of Connecticut where she received her BFA with a Concentration in Printmaking. Her work combines her skills as a printmaker and an amateur weaver, using the language of print to explore and emphasize the aesthetics of her weavings. Her prints have been exhibited at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Five Points Gallery Annex, ArtSpace Windham, and the Jewett Art Center. She is also the Printmaking Studio Technician for Dactyl Press, the print shop at Wellesley College.