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Prints! Pow! Wow! A Conversatio
Oct 5, 2007 - Jan 19, 2008
This exhibition is offered in support of Print Dialogue Days hosted by the printmaking area of Appalachian State University’s Department of Art. The printmaking program is a two day symposium for printmaking which brings visiting artists to campus for lectures, demonstrations, and critiques. The artists featured in this exhibition include William Clements, Matthew Egan, April Flanders, Beth Grabowski, Matt Liddle, Scott Ludwig, Althea Murphy-Price, and Judith O’Rourke.
William Clements is a sculptor and printmaker working in Western North Carolina. Mr. Clements is founder and director of Asheville Standard Press, an artists-first open access workshop for contemporary fine art printmaking. In 2000, Matthew Egan and his wife Heather moved to the United Arab Emirates to teach, live, and make things for five years. Presently, they teach Printmaking and Foundations at East Carolina University. April Flanders has been featured in numerous shows and her work is in many public collections. Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the Appalachian State University. Beth Grabowski is Professor of Art at the UNC-Chapel Hill. Her work explores aspects of identity and relationship experienced from the perspective of motherhood. After years of study and working in graphic design and print production, Matt Liddle moved to North Carolina in 1995 and is currently an Associate Professor at Western Carolina University. Scott Ludwig is currently an Associate Professorof Art at Appalachian State University. He has received numerous awards to support his international travel and work. Althea Murphy-Price is currently an Assistant Professor at Indiana University. She has shown extensively and has been represented by several galleries. Judith O’Rourke has extensive experience as a guest artist and is an expert in vitreographic printing. O’Rourke has been the master printer at Littleton Studios in Spruce Pine, NC since 1987.
Top: William Clements, Untitled, 2007. Monotype. Image courtesy of the artist. Bottom: Scott Ludwig, Evil Eye(Gris-Gris for New Orleans), 2007. Ultrachrome print with duotone etching on handmade surface mounted to rag paper. Image courtesy of the artist.