Betty Bowen wrote: > > Ricki - I went through my May 6 digest and can't find your original post, > just noticed the replies. > > If I knew what state you are in, I might be able to help more. > > May I suggest (and I second the Karen Kunc idea) > Jean Gumpper, now in the Denver area. Very beautiful meaningful work, > usually involving nature and weather - color woodcuts > Carol Summers, definitely, and his work won't be hard to find pictures of. - > color woodcuts > Louisa Chase (more active in the 80's?) - color woodcuts > Warrington Colescott - satirical etchings > Raymond Gloeckler - woodcuts - some satirical, some Catholic images, some > satirical Catholic images > Mark Sisson - social commentary - astonishingly labor intensive - boys > especially love his work for some reason. > > I have a marked preference for artist-printmakers who make their own prints, > rather than painters who have their work made by production studios like > Tyler and Pace and Universal Limited and Crown Point, etc. then get > exhibited as printmakers. I don't have the energy right now to deal with > that becoming a thread or anything, it's just a personal prejudice as a > printmaker who recently exhibited with a bunch of corporate-produced work. > > Here is a link for Oriel Cambria, a site that includes some very beautiful > printmaking from Wales, Sandra Holroyd in particular - great aquatint > control. > http://www.oriel-cambria.co.uk > here is a great site of printmaking links: > http://www.mtsu.edu/~art/printmaking/print_links.html > > Clarke college in Iowa has a site that includes a print portfolio of > University of Wisconsin printmaking alumni (I wasn't invited) that has some > nice work. There is a link from here: > http://keller.clarke.edu/~lkames/art_homepage/artlinks.html > > The womens studio workshop in NY also has a site with some good current > images, I think it is WSW.org They also have (or had, at least, probably > still do) a link to an excellent exhibit of Jewish women book artists. If > you can't find that, search for "Diane Fine". She has a book there, and the > link will come up in your search engine. > > good luck > Betty in Oklahoma
Thanks Betty and Amanda for your replies. I appreciate it greatly.
While I was researching Karen Kunc, I found a website dedicated to women
printmakers from 1540-1940. I'm going to write a lesson using this
material, and I thought it might be of interest to some of you.