A PORTFOLIO OF THE MANHATTAN GRAPHICS CENTER FEATURING 57 ARTIST MEMBERS
IN THE PROJECT SPACE
curated by Richard Turnbull
FREE ARTISTS' TALKS
On select Saturday evenings, MGC invites guest artists or curators to talk about their artistic visions.
Saturday, JUNE 14, 6:30 pm
Cry Uncle2009, spread from 23-page accordion fold book
Since 1975, Francis Jetter has made prints on political and social subject matter to illustrate articles in publications that include The New York Times, The Village Voice, Time and The Nation. She has illustrated books for the Franklin Library and created book jackets for Knopf, Macmillan and other publishers.
Her work in sculpture and printmaking has been widely shown in the United States in solo and group exhibitions at galleries in New York, Princeton, San Francisco and Seattle.
Her work is in the collections of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Detroit Institute of Arts, The New York Public Library Print Collection, and Grinnell College Print and Drawing Study Room in Grinnell, Iowa. Her artist book "Cry Uncle", a graphic response to man's inhumanity to man in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, Bagram and other sites, was recently purchased by Plymouth State University's Lamson Library in Plymouth New Hampshire.
She has received awards from professional organizations such as the Society of Newspaper Designers, the Society of Illustrators and the Society of Publication Designers, and her work has been included in illustration annuals by Graphis, Print, and Communication Arts. She teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
Studio area available on Tuesday evenings 6:00 to 10:00 pm in May and June.
OPEN WORKSHOP in Silkscreen
Studio area available on Thursday evenings
6:00 to 10:00 pm in May and June
Places Still Available:
EXPERIMENTS WITH ENCAUSTIC COLLAGRAPH
Tuesdays, 10:30 am-4:30 pm
June 17 and 24(2 weeks)
Instructor: Dorothy Cochran
Artists will work with hot wax to create their printmaking matrix and to enhance their print practice. The fluid nature of this collagraph method is appealing for its versatility and ease of manipulation. Wax is applied to a plexiglass substrate using gestural brushwork, then further carved and incised for textural effects. Found objects can be stamped and embedded, linear elements layered with hot tools, tape and stencils used for precise geometry and image definition. Plates will be printed with Akua soy base inks used both as intaglio and relief. Additional explorations include multiple plate monotypes and chine collé applications.
Tracklights:MGC Member News
Douglas Collins, Robin DintimanandKaterina Kyselica
are showing new printsin the juried exhibitionNew Prints 2014/Summerat
International Print Center New York, on view from May 30-July 1, 2014.Forty-nine artists are featured.The opening reception will be on Wednesday, June 4, from 6-8 pm.ipcny.org
Katerina Kyselicawill also exhibit work at theCenter for Contemporary Printmakinglocated in Norwalk CT, in the juried 4th Biennial International Footprint Exhibition. Her etchingSharpsburg Ln II, has been awarded an Honorable Mention. On view from June 8-August 31, 2014; the reception will be Sunday, June 8 from 2-5 pm.www.contemprints.org
Kirsten Flaherty is the curator of, and a participating artist in, a new
permanent exhibition entitledAnimalis, organized by Art Connects New York for theStanley M. Issacs Neighborhood Centerlocated at 1792 First Avenue at 93rd Street in NYC. Eighteen artists will be showing prints that bring nature indoors using a variety of printmaking mediums.artconnectsnewyork.org
The 9/11 Museumis now open in downtown Manhattan. Although the MGC 9/11 Portfolio is included in the collection, none of the prints will be on display at this time.
Hilary North, a 9/11 survivor, will have 1 print on display at the Museum. The print was first shown at Manhattan Graphics Center. Pepe Coronado, Alex Guerrero, Luanda LozanoandMoses Ros-Suárezare participating in the group showTyranny - A Search for Dominican Identityat theRio Penthouse Gallery, at 10 Fort Washington Avenue and 160th Street in NYC. Twenty-six artists are exhibiting. May 30-June 30, 2014; Reception: Friday, May 30, 6-9 pm. Artists' Talk: Saturday, June 14, 6-9 pm.212-568-2030
Virginia Smit, Abby DuBowandDouglas Collinsare showing their prints in a exhibition entitled3 Uptownat theMehu Gallery, 21 West 100th Street, #1, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue in NYC, from May 15 to June 15. The opening is on May 15, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. 212-222-3334