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New Prints 2010/Autumn
Opening Reception: October 21, 2010, 6 - 8 pm
On View: October 21 - November 20, 2010
A 10th ANNIVERSARY EVENT!
International Print Center New York presents New Prints 2010/Autumn in its gallery at 508 West 26th Street, Room 5A, between 10th and 11th Avenues in Chelsea. On view from October 21 – November 20, the show consists of forty-three pieces by forty-three emerging to established artists, selected from a pool of some 1,500 submissions. A reception with the artists will be held at IPCNY on Thursday, October 21, from 6-8 pm.
Please note that IPCNY has relocated to Room 5-A, 508 West 26th Street in Chelsea.
The Selections Committee for New Print 2010/Autumn included Jennifer McGregor, curator, Wave Hill; Katie Michel, The Grenfell Press, printer and collector;John Newman, artist; and Martina Yamin, paper conservator.
New Prints 2010/Autumn is the thirty-seventh presentation of IPCNY’s New Prints Program, a series ofjuried exhibitions organized by IPCNY four times each year, featuring prints made within the past twelve months by artists at all stages of their careers. The Exhibition represents a cross-section of some of the most exceptional printmaking today while continuing IPCNY’s commitment to provide an ongoing exhibition venue for contemporary prints and a major source of information about artists working in the medium.
The complete artists’ list is as follows: Jebah Baum, Joell Baxter, Jarrod Beck, Anne Beresford, Håkan Berg, Derek Boshier, Lisa Bulawsky, Victoria Burge, Walter Buttrick, Onyedika Chuke, Ann Conner, Michael Dal Cerro, Bruce Davenport, Jr., Donna Diamond, Sara Eichner, Sara Farrell Okamura, Gary Groves, Kevin Haas, Takuji Hamanaka, Mary Hood, Anita S. Hunt, Isaiah King, Michael Loderstedt, Nichole Maury, Frederick Mershimer, Mitch Mitchell, Carol Montgomery, Sean P. Morrissey, James Mustin III, Lisa Nankivil, Alice O’Neill, Ryan Parker, Sarah Plimpton, William Powhida, Ross Racine, Jimena NoemíRamos García, Scott Reeds, John-Mark Schlink, Shino Soma, Fulvio Tomasi, April Vollmer, Carolyn Webb, and Judy Youngblood.
Highlights of New Prints 2010/Autumn include: Jebah Baum’s Prime I / Blue Orb, a bold woodblock of graphic, circular forms in an overlapping pattern; Frederick Mershimer’s Moonlight, a masterful mezzotint that depicts the reflections of the moon over the ocean; Brewster, a nine-color reduction linoleum cut of a staring, blue-eyed creature, by Walter Buttrick; Bruce Davenport, Jr.’s Crusaders, a lithograph of a New Orleans junior high school marching band in formation; and an intricate mapping of constellations in Montana Night, made with photopolymer intaglio by Victoria Burge.
In addition to the many independent artists included in this show, the presses, publishers and printshops represented are: Flowers Gallery, London; The Grenfell Press; Groveland Editions; Lower East Side Printshop; Print (vb.n.), London; Protophorm Press; Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop; and Streetside Editions.
An illustrated brochure with a curatorial essay by Katie Michel will accompany the Exhibition.
With rare exceptions, prints included in IPCNY's New Prints shows are for sale. IPCNY refers potential purchasers directly to the artist, publisher, or gallery supplying the print. IPCNY requires no commission on sales.
New Prints 2010/Autumn will travel to the Visual Arts Center at The University of Texas/Austin from January 28 – March 12, 2011.
The New Prints Program is the core of IPCNY’s exhibition programming. New Prints 2000 launched the program in September 2000. To date, these thirty-six exhibitions have included work from some 1000 artists and nearly 200 presses across the country and abroad.
International Print Center New York is a non-profit institution founded to promote the greater appreciation and understanding of the fine art print worldwide. Through innovative programming, it fosters a climate for the enjoyment, examination and serious study of artists' prints – from the old master to the contemporary. IPCNY offers its members a program of workshop and gallery visits, and has established an informational website and Information Desk available to the public at the gallery. IPCNY depends upon public and private donations to support its programs.
The New Prints Program is funded in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts—a state agency, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Sponsors of IPCNY’s 10th Anniversary Season are The Edward John Noble Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Deborah Loeb Brice Foundation, The Felicia Fund, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Hess Foundation, Charles S. Mott Foundation, Reed Foundation, Arthur Ross Foundation, Phillips de Pury and numerous individual donors.
Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 11- 6 pm. Entrance to the gallery is free. For additional information, call (212) 989-5090 or visit IPCNY's website www.ipcny.org.
For further information regarding this exhibition, or information about IPCNY's Exhibitions Touring Program, please contact Julia Lillie at Julia@ipcny.org.