Women in Print | Prints from 3M by Contemporary Women Printmakers

Women in Print | Prints from 3M by Contemporary Women Printmakers
Thu Aug 15, 1996 - Sat Sep 14, 1996

Women & Their Work welcomes Women In Print: Prints from 3M by Contemporary Women Printmakers. The diverse exhibition is comprised of one print each from 39 contemporary American artists and includes still life, landscape and abstract images. The works are drawn from 3M’s permanent art collection.

An opening reception will be held August 15th, from 6- 8 pm. Charles Helsell, Curator
of Collections for 3M, will speak about the work on view at 6:30 pm.

There will also be a panel “Perspectives on Printmaking,” with such notable artists as Connie Arismendi, Melissa Miller, Lilian Garcia-Roig, Anne Marie Pavlik, and Arleen Polite, moderated by Katherine Brimberry of Flatbed Press on August 22, 6-7:30 pm in the gallery.

Women in Print provides a rich variety of styles and subject matter. Austin artist Katherine Brimberry’s vivid collage piece Revolution No. 1 is on view, as is The Only Permanence is Change…, a lithograph that is part of Chicago artist Hollis Sigler’s larger narrative series addressing the epidemic of breast cancer. The late Louise Nevelson and the late Joan Mitchell, both highly respected for their abstract work, are among the artists being shown. Landscapes by Altoon Sultan, Jane Freilicher and April Gornik, and still life prints by Sondra Freckelton and Elsie Manville are all part of the exhibition and testify to the aesthetic and stylistic heterogeneity of the collection. The artists work in media such as etching, screenprint, woodcut, pochoir (stencil), monotype, and color lithography.