nternational Print Center New York is pleased to present NEW PRINTS:
Winter 2008, on view from January 10th – February 23rd, 2008.
Consisting of 45 works by 34 artists, the exhibition represents a
cross-section of some of the most exceptional printmaking today,
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 exhibition will be on view in IPCNY’s
gallery at 526 West 26th Street, Room 824, between 10th and 11th
Avenues in Chelsea.
NEW PRINTS: Winter 2008 is the 26th presentation of the New
Prints Program. Created to provide greater exposure for brand new
prints by artists at all stages of their careers, the New Prints
Program is a series of juried exhibitions organized by IPCNY four times
The Selections Committee for the exhibition was composed of:
Gregory Amenoff, artist and Chair of Visual Arts at Columbia University
School of the Arts; Ruth Bowman, arts educator and collector; Bill
Hall, Master Printer, Pace Prints; Susan Inglett, Susan Inglett
Gallery/I.C. Editions; Brett Littman, Executive Director, The Drawing
Center; and Dona Warner, Executive Director, Dieu Donné Papermill.
A curatorial essay by Brett Littman will accompany the exhibition.
Twenty-four out of the thirty-five artists included are
independent, working in locations across the country and abroad
including California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,
Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Washington, Canada,
and Japan. Independent artists may statistically dominate the show,
however there is a solid presence from respected publishers and presses
such as: the Brodsky Center, NJ; Center Street Studio, MA; Derriere
l’Etoile Studios, NY; Durham Press, PA; Lower East Side Printshop, NY;
LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, NY; Carolina Nitsch Contemporary
Art, NY; and SOLO Impression, NY. IPCNY is pleased to welcome and
exhibit work for the first time from One Eye Pug, a brand new publisher
in New York.
Highlights include Alyson Shotz’s Three Steps Closer Than
Infinity, a suite of three lithographs on mirrorized mylar; Ethan
Green’s Charlie Rose, a blur created by seven screenprints transparent
sheets of Plexiglas, stacked one on top another; Megan Yee’s Wallpaper
installation which elegantly combines white rodents with a
Victorian-style floral design; and David Opdyke’s The One, in which
tiny drawn images of a populated landscape, upon taking a step back,
form a larger image intimately familiar to us all.
The complete artists’ list is: AWG, Nadine Bariteau, Jennifer
Bauer, Brian Borlaug, Noah Breuer, Nicholas Brown, Rachel Burgess,
Miguel Cardenas, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo, Willie Cole, Terry Conrad,
Michael Dal Cerro, Matthew DiClemente, Wanda Ewing, Roland Fischer,
Rebecca Foster, Beka Goedde, Ethan Green, Jose Guinto, Cody Hoyt,
Alysia Kaplan, Joyce Kozloff, Jon Lee, Brian Lynch, Nobuko Misawa,
Benjamin Moreau, Malcolm Morley, David Opdyke, Chris Papa, Alyson
Shotz, Roger Tibbetts, Brad Widness, Fred Wilson, and Megan Yee.
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.
The New Prints Program is the core of IPCNY’s exhibition
programming. New Prints 2000 launched the program in September 2000. To
date, these 26 exhibitions have included work from nearly 700 artists
and 150 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 New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City
Department of Cultural Affairs. Generous project funding is provided by
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Greenwall
Foundation. A grant from the Robert Lehman Foundation supports IPCNY’s