The 119 Gallery Presents...
CURRENTS: Traditional, Innovative and Experimental Prints of Water
Oct 15 - Nov 9, 2013. Reception: Oct 26, 4-6pm.
Part of Lowell Celebrates Printmaking, in conjunction
with the 2013 North American Print Biennial.
Featuring prints by
Steven R. Holloway
Walter J. Phillips
Prints are motionless. Prints can move. Prints depicting water hold the viewer rapt,
caught between the stillness of the surface and motion which extends beneath and
beyond the paper. Each of the printmakers in Currents celebrates water in different
manners. From the early20th century color woodblock prints of acclaimed Canadian
printmaker Walter J. Phillips to the multi-layered and experimental prints of the
contemporary artists, each print captures in time the fluidity of the ink and of
Deborah Cornell works in traditional and digital prints, installation, and virtual
reality. She has exhibited internationally in France, Australia, Finland, UK, and
Iceland. Her artwork is in the M.F.A. and collections in the U.S. and abroad. She
is Chair of Printmaking of the School of Visual Arts at Boston University and an
Associate Professor of Art. Previously she was the Director of the Experimental
Etching Studio, Visiting Artist at Radcliffe College, and Director of the Boston
University Visual Arts Institute at Tanglewood.
Steven R Holloway is a artist and mapmaker who makes limited edition maps and prints
that have won numerous awards. A former professor, he has taught cartography, visual
language, geography, thematic cartography and the "art of observation." Holloway
founded toMake(TM) Press in 1998 where he produces original maps and limited edition
prints, "performance maps," original artist books, and paintings.
Catherine Kernan has been an exhibiting artist for over 25 years. She has been an
art instructor for just as long, having held many faculty positions at colleges,
art institutes and museums. She has taught numerous workshops throughout the eastern
U.S., as well as other regions and countries.
Walter J. Phillips is famous for his woodcuts and watercolors that spanned the first
half of the twentieth century. He was a resident artist at the Banff Center, (the
Banff School of Fine Arts), where the Walter Phillips Gallery is named after him.
On 17 February 1997 Canada Post issued" 'York Boat on Lake Winnipeg,' 1930, Walter
J. Phillips' in the Masterpieces of Canadian art series. 'York Boat on Lake Winnipeg'
will be on view in the exhibit.
119 Gallery promotes contemporary and new media art, innovative ideas and cutting-edge
techniques with a rich and diverse program of exhibitions, performances and community-based
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