Mad Hare Press LLC is a Latina owned small business dedicated to the world of printmaking. Combining traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques to produce unique and captivating artwork.
MHP offers a two-fold experience, centered around creating & selling exquisite prints and educating individuals through printmaking and multi-media workshops.
Liz Ortiz of Mad Hare Press is a Latina multidisciplinary artist based in Fort Collins, CO. Liz specializes in various printmaking techniques & holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with concentrations in Photo Image Making and Printmaking from Colorado State University.
During her academic career, she focused on intaglio, lithography & woodcut printmaking methods along with analog B&W photography.
Liz has transitioned to accessible printmaking methods & currently focuses on relief block printing. She uses various block surfaces, mainly hard linoleum (Lino), to create relief prints. Each image is hand-carved on one or more Lino blocks and printed on various surfaces.
Her imagery focuses on graceful and bold line work to create impactful figures & nature-inspired compositions. Inspired by the infinite gestural line work of nature Liz embodies this natural occurrence in each piece.