Archive for February, 2008

Julio Valdez

 

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A Pulse in Memory
Silk Aquatint

 

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Pair/Pareja
Silk Aquatint

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Profile With Thorns
Silk Aquatint

Artist Biography

Born in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic Julio Valdez relocated to New York in 1993. Working between pluri-cultural sensibilities, Valdez infuses his work with multi-layered imagery as a response to the shifting cultural and social influences in his life. His work has been exhibited internationally. Valdez has received numerous prestigious international awards, including an Artist-in Residence Fellowship at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City. In 1997-98, the Silver Palette for Painting at the xxxeme Festival International de la Peinture, Cagnes-surMer, France in 1998, the Hrand Zprize at the XVIII E. Leon Jimenes Biennial, the Dominican Republic in 2000, and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, 2003, among others.

Julio Valdez’s Silk Aquatint prints are int the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA Instituto de Artes Hraficas Oaxaquena, Oaxaca, (Francisco Toledo’s collection) Mexico; Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, and many other public and private collections worldwide.

©Julio Valdez

Ron Pokrasso

bio Pokrasso Workshop Info


 

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Three Below the Tree
monotype, chine colle, intaglio-type, solarplate intaglio 16″ x 12″

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Less Effort at the Institute
Monotype, collage, Intaglio-Type


Artist Biography

Ron Pokrasso has been an exhibiting artist and printmaker for more than 25 years. He has had over 40 solo exhibitions and more than 150 group shows. His work is in public, private, and corporate collection throughout the U.S. and abroad.

For 11 years Pokrasso owned and directed Graphics Workshop (gifted to The College of Santa Fe in 1993). He is an originator of the printmaking event “Monothon” His teaching experience includes universities, museums, public schools and private workshops, as well as Artist Residencies in the U.S., Scotland, Ireland and Italy.

©Ron Pokrasso

New Grounds Studio

Causality
by Pamela Wesolek 
Etching
Printed on Arnhem 1618 paper with Akua Intaglio Inks


Pajarito
by Manual Lau
Printed on Arnhem 1618 with Akua Intaglio Carbon Black

 

Monotype
by Sarah Anderson
Printed on Arnhem 1618 paper with Akua Intaglio Inks

 


Bellbird
by Pamela Wesolek 
Etching and Chine Collé
Printed on Arnhem 1618 paper with Akua Intaglio Carbon Black

 

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Beyond the Gate
by: Patricia Malcom
6″ x 12″
monotype and colored pencil

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Contemplation
by: Sarah Anderson
18″x24″
Monotype

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Remains
by: Wendy Creel
4.75″ x 10″
Monotype

 

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The Gentle Rustle of Dusk
by: Leonara Durrett
24″x18″
Monotype

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Three Tomatoes
by: Jennifer French
Monotype

 

 

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Deli Slices
by: Gerald Fitz-Gerald
18 x 18″
Monotype

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Winter Into Spring
by: Mari Holmes
28″ x 16″
monotype on handmade paper, bamboo

 

 

New Grounds Print Workshop
New Grounds is a Albuquerque-based safer and alternative printmaking facility fully equipped for the creation of prints in etching, photogravure, monotype and relief printing. Regularly scheduled classes are offered in all of these printmaking mediums. The interested public can learn about prints through studio tours or printmaking lectures. New Grounds encourages the highest standards of quality in all aspects of printmaking. New Grounds has it’s home in a 4000 square foot facility with six hand-operated etching presses.

Joyce Silverstone

by: Joyce Silverstone
Monotype, transfer drawing

by: Joyce Silverstone
Relief print with monotype transfer drawing, and collage additions

by: Joyce Silverstone
Relief print with monotype transfer drawing additions

by: Joyce Silverstone
Monotype, transfer drawing

by: Joyce Silverstone
Relief print with monotype transfer drawing additions

 

Bio
Joyce Silverstone is an artist printmaker based in Massachusetts. She grew up in the Midwest, studying art in Cleveland and is a graduate and a traveling fellow of The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. An active artist for more than 30 years, she exhibits her work nationally and internationally. Joyce is affiliated with Zea Mays Printmaking, artistic community/studio facility dedicated to teaching and practicing the use of environmentally safe materials, where she is an instructor and studio monitor. Her current work is represented in the studio’s Flat File Project, and at Printroom, London.

Her paintings and prints are held in private and corporate collections in New England, and in numerous permanent collections, including; Yale University Art Gallery, MIT Art Gallery, the Decordova Museum, the Hood Art Museum, and the Portland Museum of Art.


Mitch Lyons

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Artist Biography

Mitch Lyons earned his masters of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics from the Tyler School of Art, and his Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Graphics from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. His clay monoprints can be found in numerous private and public collections throughout the United States including the Brooklyn Museum of Arts, Woodmere Museum, American University and the University of Delaware.

He has had exhibitions of his work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Noyes Museum, New Jersey; Kalmar Lans Museum, Kalmar, Sweden and the Vonderau Museum, Fulda, Germany, He is a recipient of a Pennsylvania Council of the arts Visual Arts Grant.

He has taught at West Chester University, Moore College of Art, Rowan University, Alfred University, and the University of Delaware. In the past 10 years he has led over 100 workshops.

To learn more about this process please visit the Clay Monotye section of the website here.


©Mitch Lyons

Artist Books
Printed with Akua Kolor and Akua Intaglio Waterbased Inks

 Hay Between the Pages (open)
Hay Between the Pages (open)

Hay Between the Pages (closed)
Hay Between the Pages (closed)

Chinese Fungus
Chinese Fungus

Turtle Shells
Turtle Shells

Nesting
Nesting

The following images are all reductive monotypes.

 


Jarrett

 


Father & Son

 

 


Tractor

 

 


Fluffing the Hay

 


Haying the Fields

 



©William Jung


Chickenhead


Wishbone


Flower Child


Orangebod

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Family Trio


©Susan Rostow & Jarett Jung

David Jay Reed

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Yonder is the gate of Heaven
4-color Photo Intaglio
12″ x 16″

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A Decetive Lives Here
4-color Photo Intaglio
12″ x 16″

 

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He Says She’s a Dream
4-color Photo Intaglio
12″ x 16″

 

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We will Rebuild
4-color Photo Intaglio
12″ x 16″

 

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Ahhh…. Sake!
4-color Photo Intaglio
12″ x 16″

 

 

Artist Biography

Born in Yokosuka, Japan in 1950. David Jay Reed traveled extensively as a child between USA, Australia and Japan. He received an Associateship in Arts Degree from Contra Costa College, California, in 1969. He arrived in Perth, Western Australia in 1969 and received an Associate of Design from Curtin University. He received both a Diploma of Printmaking from the WA School of Art and Design and a Graduate Diploma in Education from Curtin University in 1990. He completed his MFA, majoring in non-toxic printmaking at Rochester Institute of Technology(RIT) in 2002. He is currently an adjunct lecturer at RIT.

Reed’s art, executed in a realistic manner, depict the stories of his travels and of the people who have been important in his life.

©David Jay Reed