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Very very happy to share the news of being awarded 2nd Mention (3rd Place) in the René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking 2018 Edition!! My work and the others selected for the 2018 Edition are exhibiting for three months at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels, Belgium from February 15th – May 15th. You can view selected and prize-winning works here. In addition to being an exhibition space, the Bibliotheca Wittockiana is also a wonderful Bookbinding Museum and library. I was in Brussels last year in 2017 and visited the museum—it was such a pleasure to view their collection. The guide who greeted us gave us a personal tour, was friendly and knowledgable.
Thank you to all the students, faculty members and staff for inviting me to McMaster University. I had a wonderful time and felt very welcome. It was a pleasure to be there.
I have been invited as a visiting artist to McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario Canada for November 9th and 10th. My visit will include a lecture about my work and personal critiques with senior students. I am very excited for this visit and to see what their students are producing in contemporary printmaking.
Exciting news to share–I was accepted into the exhibition for the René Carcan International Prize For Printmaking! The main objective of this biennial award is to fulfill the artist’s wish to enhance the recognition of printmaking. You can learn more about René Carcan’s work here.
The selected printmakers will show at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels, Belgium. I was fortunate enough to visit this museum when I was in Belgium in spring of 2017 and it is fantastic if you are interested in printmaking, book binding, history, or the book arts in general. The show opens February 15th and closes May 15th of 2018.
Once works arrive, jurors select a printmaker for the René Carcan International Grand Prize. There is also a 1st and 2nd Mention, as well as the René Carcan Public Prize, selected by public voters. Thrilled to be exhibiting in Belgium again!
Yesterday I was absolutely delighted to have seen that I was awarded an Excellence Prize at the Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2017! Besides the Grand Prize and Runner-up Prize, it was one of 5 Excellence Prizes awarded from over 1,000 artists. The prize-winning works will be exhibited for several weeks at the Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper Museum in Yoshinogawa City, Tokushima Japan. It is very exciting to be exhibiting in Japan!
Opening March 18th and exhibiting through May 14th, my upcoming solo show titled Entre Chien et Loup | The Hour Between Dog and Wolf will be showing at the Musée D’ Ansembourg in Liège, Belgium. This exhibition coincides with a printmaking festival Liège is hosting called Fête de la Gravure or Printfest 2017.
Entre Chien et Loup | The Hour Between Dog and Wolf will include work from many of my series; check out my newest series here.
I was fortunate to be able to attend this year’s Mid-American Print Council (MAPC) conference co-hosted by Indiana University Southeast and the University of Louiville. It was a grand time seeing all the demos, panels, exhibitions and other events that I could handle. I was also pleased to find out I had gotten Honorable Mention in the MAPC Juried Member’s Exhibition. It was such a pleasure to meet some new printmakers and catch up with old friends.
I also wanted to announce to anyone who may be in the Madison, WI area to check out the Lowell Center, where in Process is currently being exhibited. This exhibition features members of the Alternography group from the Photomidwest – Center for Photography in Madison, and their work using alternative and historic photographic processes. I have some cyanotypes, liquid emulsions and a couple of photopolymer intaglio prints in the show, so check it out!