PR!NT LNK Print Sale

First Friday, December 1, 6 – 9pm

Saturday, December 2, 10am – 3pm

 

Discover the world of the print with woodcuts, linoleum prints, etchings, intaglios, mezzotints, lithographs, screen prints, digital prints, monoprints, letterpress.

For collecting & gifting. Featuring local print artists and students! PrintLNKlogo

Artists:

Anissa Bensen , Anne Burton, Keith Buswell, Hannah Demma, Amanda Durig, Madelyne Hansen, Kat Hedges, Brynna James, Karen Kunc, Erika Larson, Yoojeong Lee, Hannah Maakestad, Emily Mazur-Mickells, Pecos Pryor, Nicholas Sheldon, Danley Walkington, Stephanie Wright


Reception for Migrations! and Works on Paper by Sukha Worob

Reception Friday, September 22, 6-8pm

Meet the Artists!

Migrations is a huge gallery installation printed by handcast rubber stamps and ink of iconic images created by UNL students, inspired by Visiting Artist Suhka Worob.    The students carved and cast their own rubber stamps, and did the stamping and printing on the large gallery wall, creating patterning and concepts of mass migrations – of birds, insects, herds, people, and the conveyances that transport the many individuals that make up the whole.

Worob will present his own print works on paper in a concurrent exhibition.   He has developed this innovative casting process and DIY attitude to create with stamping and rollers for large scale printing impact of a myriad of symbols and signs.

Worob grew up in a small community in the high desert landscape of Prescott, Arizona, and currently lives in Bozman, Montana. Worob obtained his BFA in Printmaking from Northern Arizona University in 2006, MFA in Printmaking from Montana State University in 2011, and M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction from Montana State University in 2015. Worob’s work explores contemporary approaches to the printmaking multiple through works on paper as well as installation and interactive works. Worob’s work is primarily driven by his history in communal living and observation of the potential of humanity when set upon a common goal. Worob has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally.

 

 


On View: Recent Projects & Reef Installation by Karen Kunc

Reef is a multi-layered print installation in which printed patterns from woodblocks merge in radiant atmospheres of color. Printed onto translucent Japanese papers, the images seem to accumulate like colonies of microscopic corals, schools of floating plankton, and reference the largest single structure built by living organisms on earth, the endangered Great Barrier Reef.

Also on view are new artist books and prints.

On View August 25 – September 20, 2017

Sepember 1 First Friday, 6 – 8pm

 


On View: Recent Projects & Reef Installation

KUNC_Reef_Detail

Reef is a multi-layered print installation in which printed patterns from woodblocks merge in radiant atmospheres of color. Printed onto translucent Japanese papers, the images seem to accumulate like colonies of microscopic corals, schools of floating plankton, and reference the largest single structure built by living organisms on earth, the endangered Great Barrier Reef.

Also on view are new artist books and prints by Karen Kunc.

 

 


Material Meanings: Stripped, Splintered, Stacked, First Friday

June 2 – July 22

First Friday Opening Reception June 2, 6-8pm

Works in wood and print by Kathy Puzey & Sara Tabbert

These artists use wood for carving sculptural objects and as a matrix block to print from onto paper.   Their work in art-making is, in essence, to deconstruct this “once living” material, and then reconstruct the life force of the universal tree via their images and embedded meanings.   Carved panels, prints, and installation lead us through their creative actions onto raw material – actions that can be seen as violent, necessary, ritualized, and even reverent.


details from Unfolding the Map

Here are some nice details from the exhibition Unfolding the Map.   What a beautiful show, and so honored to have these works at the studio!

Behl Dawson

Diana Behl                                                                    Sage Dawson

Doyle Jepson

 

Tallmadge Doyle                                                      Jill Jepson

Maury Nishimura

Nichole Maury                                                        Emma Nishimura

Plank

Carrie Ann Plank


Material Meanings: Stripped, Splintered, Stacked

Works in print and wood by Kathy Puzey & Sara Tabbert

June 2 – July 22

First Friday Opening Reception June 2, 6-8pm

KathySaraComposite_3

These artists use wood for carving sculptural objects and as a matrix block to print from onto paper.   Their work in art-making is, in essence, to deconstruct this “once living” material, and then reconstruct the life force of the universal tree via their images and embedded meanings.   Carved panels, prints, and installation lead us through their creative actions onto raw material – actions that can be seen as violent, necessary, ritualized, and even reverent.

Kathy_works

Kathy Puzey grew up in Utah, as is currently an Associate Professor of Art at Utah State University. She earned her MFA from UNL in 2001, then held positions at the KNH Center in Nebraska City, the Anderson Ranch Art Center, and has been an artist in residence at Fiskers Art Colony, Finland.   She has received recognition with an Artist Fellowship from the Utah Arts Council in 2011, and a USU College Arts Teacher of the Year. She has exhibited widely nationally and internationally.

Sara_works

Sara Tabbert was raised in Alaska, went to Grinnell College in Iowa, and received her MFA from UNL in 1997.   She now works as an independent artist in Fairbanks. On the way she held interesting positions as a children’s camp leader, bike tour guide, cook & baker at park lodges, while conducting engagements as an Artist in the Schools. She has been an artist in residence at: Zygote Press, Cleveland; Montana Artists Refuge, Basin; Proyecto ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Artist in the Parks programs in Denali National Park , Zion National Park, Isle Royale National Park.   She has won numerous public art commissions throughout Alaska, and Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grants.   She presented a solo show at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, and has exhibited in numerous venues.


Community Conversation: Mapping, Wayfinding, Placemaking

Wednesday April 19, 6:30 – 8 ish

Join us for discussion on the many ideas sparked by the current exhibition Unfolding the Map, and thinking about all we know and realized about our place in the world.

Discussants:
Stacy Asher, UNL Professor of Graphic Design
Nick Hernandez, Positivity Matters & KZUM radio
Stephen McAlister, geographic information systems
Carrie Morgan, Curator of Academic Programs, Sheldon Museum of Art


April First Friday, Unfolding the Map

Exhibition March 3 – May 20, 2017

First Friday Gallery Walk April 7, 6:00 – 8:00pm

7 women printmakers reference maps and mapping using symbolic conventions of space and visual cues from the world of information, printed matter, and inherited narratives. The works investigate visual cacophony and information loss, imagined spaces, shifting climatic conditions, and where the journey is the destination.

Artists:

Diana Behl, Brookings, South Dakota

Sage Dawson, St. Louis, Missouri

Tallmadge Doyle, Eugene, Oregon

Jill Jepsen, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Nichole Maury, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Emma Nishimura, Toronto, Canada

Carrie Ann Plank, San Francisco, California


Guided Tour and Printing Activity ‘Unfolding the Map’

Join us at the studio for afternoon conversation and exhibition viewing of Unfolding the Map.   Print your own letterpress keepsake on handmade paper using the Vandercook Press!   Thursday March 30, 3:30 – 5:00.    This exhibition compliments the 2017 Great Plains Symposium “Flat Places, Deep Identities: Mapping Nebraska and the Great Plains”.  Special welcome to  symposium participants!


Unfolding the Map

EmmaNishimura_CN-Salmon Arm to Malakwa-detailTallmadgeDoyle_Celestial Proportions

7 women printmakers reference maps and mapping using symbolic conventions of space and visual cues from the world of information, printed matter, and inherited narratives. The works investigate visual cacophony and information loss, imagined spaces, shifting climatic conditions, and where the journey is the destination.

Artists:

Diana Behl, Brookings, South Dakota

Sage Dawson, St. Louis, Missouri

Tallmadge Doyle, Eugene, Oregon

Jill Jepsen, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Nichole Maury, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Emma Nishimura, Toronto, Canada

Carrie Ann Plank, San Francisco, California

(Presented to compliment the 2017 Great Plains Symposium “Flat Places, Deep Identities: Mapping Nebraska and the Great Plains”, March 30-31, 2017)