New Prints 2019/summer
juried by alison saar

July 11–SEPTEMBER 28, 2019

IPCNY’s New Prints Program is a biannual, juried open call for prints and print-based work created in the preceding twelve months. Read more about the program here and more about this summer’s juror, Alison Saar, below.

 

ABOUT THE JUROR

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Alison Saar was born in Los Angeles, California. She studied art and art history at Scripps College and received an MFA from the Otis Art Institute. She received the United States Artist Fellowship in 2012 and has also been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Saar has exhibited at many galleries and museums, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Saar is the recipient of the 2019 Southern Graphic Council International Lifetime Achievement Award. Her exhibition Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation is on view through May 11 at the University of North Texas Art Gallery. Her art is represented in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Baltimore Art Museum, the Modern Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her print High Cotton (pictured below) was featured in Edging Forward: New Prints 2018/Winter and was subsequently acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

 
 
 
Alison Saar .  High Cotton , 2017. Linoleum cut, woodcut, and monotype on handmade chiri kozo. Sheet: 24 1/2 x 17 inches. Printed by Paul Mullowney; published by Mullowney Printing and Watershed Publishing, PNCA, Portland, OR, Edition: 8 (variable). Courtesy of Mullowney Printing. © 2019 Alison Saar.

Alison Saar. High Cotton, 2017. Linoleum cut, woodcut, and monotype on handmade chiri kozo. Sheet: 24 1/2 x 17 inches. Printed by Paul Mullowney; published by Mullowney Printing and Watershed Publishing, PNCA, Portland, OR, Edition: 8 (variable). Courtesy of Mullowney Printing. © 2019 Alison Saar.

Alison Saar .  Cotton Eater II,  2014. Woodcut. Sheet: 72 x 34 inches. Published by Tandem Press. Edition: 14. Courtesy of the artist. © 2019 Alison Saar.

Alison Saar. Cotton Eater II, 2014. Woodcut. Sheet: 72 x 34 inches. Published by Tandem Press. Edition: 14. Courtesy of the artist. © 2019 Alison Saar.