Christina Pumo is a New York City based artist working in photography and printmaking and is a member of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. Through printmaking and photography, Pumo explores the vulnerable and fragmented nature of the human experience, resulting in impassioned portraits, creating an overlap of realism and imagination. Her work has been exhibited nationally, included in group exhibitions at the Guild Hall Museum in Long Island New York, EMOA Space Gallery in NYC, Manhattan Graphics Center in NYC, Blackburn 20 | 20 in NYC & others.
Christina has had an apprenticeship with artist and master printmaker Dan Welden since 2010 and currently works as one of the studio technicians for artist Nicola López. As a skilled, hands-on technician, Christina has participated in projects that have been shown in locations such as Pace Prints Gallery, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Guild Hall Museum and the S.C.A.D. Museum of Art.
Pumo is also currently working as the assistant to artist and printmaker Susan Rostow, formulator of Akua Inks. She contributes to the technical research and development for Akua printmaking Inks and products as well as technical support and education outreach.
Additionally, she is a part of the Carrier Pigeon Magazine staff, a magazine dedicated to publishing Illustrated Fiction and Fine Art portfolios. Shown above:Doppelganger I, Photopolymer Intaglio Monoprint, 16 " x 12", 2014
Sunday, October 26, 6:30-8:30 pm
Giovanni Gil is an artist/printmaker and the director of the Printmaking Department ofEl Centro Nacional de Artes de El Salvador (CENAR). Three years ago he initiated a project called "bajopresion" for Salvadoran artists, to bring together printmakers with an already established reputation, emerging artists and beginning students with the intention to produce affordable artworks for the good of the community. He will discuss his experience of teaching and promoting printmaking in El Salvador. The talk will be in Spanish and English translation, with the assistance of Rosario Moore.
An Invitation to our Member Artists: participate in the
Members Holiday Show
December 2014 in the Gallery
This show is open to all current members. The print must be hand-pulled, not previously exhibited at MGC, may be framed or unframed and no larger in any direction than 16" x 20". Unframed prints must have backing and plexi the same size as print.
Prints delivered from out of town must include stamped and self addressed packages for return.
Please note the delivery and pick-up dates.
Identify print with: Artist's name, title of work, date, medium, price.
Deliver to shelves 104 and 105 by Nov. 26.
Pick-up no later than Jan. 15, 2015 (holiday closing 12/22/14 to 1/4/15
HOLIDAY 2014 T-SHIRT EXTRAVAGANZA
MGC Members: Make a T-Shirt
Any Size, Any Medium
One Shirt, Ready to Hang
or the More the Merrier - Ho Ho Ho!
Due Date: Wednesday, Nov.26, 2014
Bring to MGC - Sign Name on Shirt
All T-Shirts will be sold for $30 ($15 / Artist - $15 / MGC) Let's Decorate MGC in Style!
Tracklights: MGC Member News
Kirsten Flaherty, Sarah HauserandAnne LaFondare exhibiting inA Joint Exhibition of Intaglio Prints by New York and Melbourne, Australia-based Artists,organized with the New York Society of Etchers, at the National Arts Club from October 26 to November 8, 2014. The reception will be on October 30, 6-8 pm. The Club is at 15 Gramercy Park South in New York City.www.nysetchers.org
Beth Ganzis participating in EFA Open Studios 2014 with a display ofNew Workon Thursday October 23, 6-10 pm, Friday October 24, 6-9 pm and Saturday, October 25, 1-6 pm. Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, at 323 West 39th Street, Studio 703 in New York City.bethganz.com
Gillie Holmeis exhibiting her prints in a show entitledFugue States: New Work on Paper. Lithography and Solar Platesat Steven Harris Architects located at
120 Chambers Street in New York City. The exhibition will be view to November 24, 2014. For information, call 212-587-1108 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matthias Kernis participating inJACO'S UNILATERALISM, a group show of seven artists atJACO ART New York, located at 98A Audrey Avenue in Oyster Bay, New York. The opening reception is on Friday, October 17th, 2014 from 6-9 pm. The show can be viewed on October 18 and 19 from 12 pm to 7 pm, and by appointment from October 20th through December 23, 2014. Email:email@example.com.
Larry Schulteis exhibiting a 30-year survey of NYC weavings of paper, photos, and paintings based on the Fibonacci Sequence. The survey, entitledLarry Schulte: Math + Weaving = Art, is on view at Guild Gallery II at theHudson Guild Fulton Center, located at 119 9th Avenue (between 17th and 18th Street) in New York City. The exhibit will be on view from November 13 through January 24, 2015. The opening reception will be on Thursday November 13 from 6:00-7:30 pm. There will be a Meet the Artist Talk on Thursday January 8 from 1:00-2:00 pm. Viewing hours are Weds-Fri/3:00-6:00 pm and by appt. For information, call: Jim Furlong, Director of Arts, 212-760-9837. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Correction, please note: in the minutes of the General Membership Meeting included in a previous email, Alicia Damley should have been included in the list of names of members attending the meeting.
Of interest to our Members:
is exhibiting her hand-pulled prints and monumentally scaled works in a show entitledParableat theNew York Public Library's Muhlenberg branch, 209 West 23rd Street in Chelsea, New York City. Featuring woodcuts and etchings that are part of her seriesMississippi Voices, her artwork envisions themes of racism, resiliency and spirituality as they emerge from oral history interviews conducted in Mississippi. The exhibit hours are October 16 to January 16, 2015.www.kristincasaletto.com
Dominican York Proyecto Grafica
a printmaking collective, including MGC membersLuanda LozanoandMoses Ros-Suárez, has collaborated with DYPG curator Miguel Luciano and many guest artists to mount a show entitledNarratives of Self-Exile/Narrativas del Auto-Exilioat theBronx ArtSpace. The exhibition will open on October 17, with a reception from 6-9 pm, and continue until November 8, 2014. The Bronx ArtSpace is located at 305 East 140th Street, 1A, The Bronx, NY. An artists' talk will be on Wednesday, October 22, from 7-9 pm. 718-401-8144www.bronxartspace.com
is exhibiting over 30 recent works atThe Old Print Shopin a show entitledPoetry of Art: Paintings, Drawings and Prints. The show will be on view from October 18 to November 22, 2014. A reception will be held on Thursday, October 23, from 4:30-7:00 pm. Both the graphic and the literary arts of Kipniss are included. Robert Kipniss will be the honorary chairperson of the MGC benefit event PaperView 2014 on November 5 from 6-9 pm. 150 Lexington Avenue, New York City. 212-683-3950 www.oldprintshop.com
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