Making Our Mark

MAKING OUR MARK

Seven artists present an exhibit of prints, drawings, paintings, assemblage and sculpture

MARCH 3 – APRIL 7, 2018 | KAY GALLERY

MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION | SATURDAY, MARCH 3 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | FREE

The exhibition Making Our Mark features the work of seven printmakers who present a variety of prints along with drawings, paintings, assemblages, and small sculptures. The group includes award-winning artists Jenny Freestone, Pauline Jakobsberg, Lee Newman, Margaret Adams Parker, Terry Svat, Ellen Verdon Winkler, and Max-Karl Winkler. The exhibition will include examples of a wide range of printmaking processes and techniques which inlcude etching, aquatint, drypoint, engraving, direct gravure, photogravure, solarplate etching, silicone etching, collagraph, and silkscreen. All the members of this group have widely exhibited their work regionally, nationally, and internationally, and several have works held in public collections which include the Library of Congress, Corcoran Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts.

BEAU SOIR ENSEMBLE | SUNDAY, APRIL 8 | 4:00 PM | $25 ADULT & 15 YOUTH TICKETS The Beau Soir Ensemble, a flute, viola, and harp trio from the Washington area will perform a special classical chamber music concert in the Kay Gallery surrounded by the artwork in this exhibit. Learn more …


About the Artists

 

JENNY FREESTONE | www.jennyfreestone.com

Jenny Freestone uses natural and architectural forms as a means of exploring human endeavor and its impact on the environment, working in etching, drypoint, lithography, direct gravure, and photogravure as she explores the graphic mark. Freestone is a native of the United Kingdom who earned her BA in Fine Art from the University of Humberside. She moved to the U.S. from England in 1966 and did additional studies in stone lithography at the Corcoran College of Art and photogravure at Pyramid Atlantic. Freestone exhibits her prints nationally and internationally and her work is in the collections of the Library of Congress, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, Georgetown University, Center for Arts and Culture, and the World Bank in Washington, DC as well as the Art Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Freestone has taught numerous printmaking workshops and was an adjunct professor at George Washington University. She is currently Board Member and Art Editor of Washington Print Club. Recent solo exhibits of her work include Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC; Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD; Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC; Stimson Center, Washington, DC; Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA. Her work has been included in numerous juried and invitational group exhibitions which include: 2012 International Biennial Print Exhibition, Taiwan, American Impressions, Shanghai, China; SAGA Member Exhibition, New York; Lessedra 9th, 10th and 11th Miniprint International, Bulgaria; Fass Gallery, Istanbul; Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition, New Zealand; International Print Triennial, Poland; Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial (Jurors Award); Halpert Biennial, NC); 2015 Okanagan Print Triennial, Canada; 2016 ROC International Print Biennial, Taiwan.

 

PAULINE JAKOBSBERG | www.jennyfreestone.com

Pauline Jakobsberg seeks to discover and understand who we are through memories and emotions layered with powerful undercurrents of connection, loss and renewal, tenderness, joy, and passage of time in her hand pulled prints that use etching, collagraph, silkscreen, monotype, engraving, solar plate, collage and assemblage. Jakobsberg is a printmaker who earned her BFA from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, and completed graduated studies at University of Maryland and University of Buffalo. She is a co-founder of the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Washington, DC. Jakobsberg is also the founder of the Graphic Workshop, a non-toxic printmaking studio that existed in Silver Spring, MD for 26 years. Solo exhibitions of her work have been presented at the Houston Holocaust Museum, Houston, TX; The Dedalo Center for Contempoprary Art, Castiglione, Italy; Godwin-Turnbach Museum, New York, NY; Goldman Art Gallery, Rockville, MD; Schmucker Hall Gallery, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA; Terezin Museum, Czech Republic; Galerie Franze Kafky, Prague, Czech Republic; and Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC. Selected group exhibitions include American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC; Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia; Strathmore Hall, Bethesda, MD; Neptune Gallery, Bethesda, MD; Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD; Women’s Democratic Club, Washington, DC; and Elon University, Elon, NC. Her works are included in both public and private collections around the world, to include Terexin Museum, Terezin, Czech Republic; Ternbach Museum, Queens, NY; New York City Library Print Collection, New York, NY; Cheremeteff Collection, Moscow, Russia; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina; the Library of Congress Print Collection, Washington, DC; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; and Lauinger Collection, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Jakobsberg maintains her a studio practice in Rockville, MD. www.paulinejakobsberg.com

 

LEE NEWMAN | www.artworkarchive.com/artwork/lee-newman

Lee Newman is passionate about the joys and rigors of mark making, exploring the interplay of observation, memory and imagination and his hand-pulled intaglio prints, drawings, and paintings which depend upon his response to direct perception and preference for an intimate scale. Newman is a painter and printmaker who

received his MFA and BFA degrees from American University in Washington, DC, where he studied with Robert D’Arista and Jack Boul. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Kreeger Painting Award and the Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship to continue his studies in Vienna, Austria. In 2016, Newman was the recipient of an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. Recent solo exhibitions of his work include Marin-Price Gallery, Chevy Chase, MD; Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC; Orchard Gallery, Bethesda, MD; and Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. Invitational and juried group exhibitions include Gallery on Madison, Middleburg, VA; Bowery Gallery, New York, NY; Museum of Printing History, Houston, TX; US/China Print Exchange, Pudong Center, Shanghai, China; Arts Club Washington Square, New York; Harnett Museum, Richmond, VA; Luther Brady Gallery, George Washington University; Washington County Museum, Hagerstown, MD; and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Newman’s prints and paintings are included in public, private and corporate collections which include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco; the National Museum of the Ukraine, in Kiev; Allen Museum, Oberlin College; Harnett Museum, University of Richmond; and the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. In 1984, he and Joseph Kossow founded the Washington Studio School in Washington, DC. He has taught studio art courses at Georgetown University, American University, and College of William and Mary. Newman is currently on the faculty of the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda, MD and the Delaplaine Art Center in Frederick, MD. He maintains his studio practice in Adamsown, MD.

 

MARGARET ADAMS PARKER | www.margaretadamsparker.com

Margaret Adams Parker bears witness to the world she sees around her in figurative works of sculpture, woodcut and etching that seek to reveal the way the gesture of the body communicates inner life, our life experience, and relationships with one another. Parker is a printmaker and sculptor who earned a MFA from American University in Washington, DC and a BA from Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA. Parker has an extensive exhibition record, including 25 solo shows, most recently at Addison Academic Center, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA; Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC; College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD; Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC; and Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC. Juried and invitational group exhibits include Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD; Cosmos Club, Washington DC; Sacred Gallery, New York, NY; American Impressions, Shanghai, China; Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD; National Arts Club, New York, NY; Morin Gallery, The Arts Center in Orange, Orange, VA; Gallery 123, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL; Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD; Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA; Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ; Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN; Merrimack College, North Andover, MA; Visions Gallery, Albany, NY; Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC; and Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC. Parker’s work can be found in the collection of the Library of Congress; Virginia Theological Seminary; Georgetown University; Duke Divinity School, Duke University; College of Preachers, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC; Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco; St. Mary’s Church, Arlington, VA; St. John’s Church, West Hartford, CT; Iglesia Santa Maria, Falls Church, VA; American University, Washington, DC; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; and District of Columbia City Government, Washington, DC. Parker taught painting and drawing for many years at The Art League School in Alexandria, VA and has served as adjunct instructor at Virginia Theological Seminary and American University.

 

TERRY SVAT | www.viennaartssociety.org/terry-svat

Terry Svat is influenced by her travels and the legacy of images, symbols and monuments left by people and societies in prints that convey a sense of connectivity and flow between past and present and incorporate found materials and paper made from recycled prints. Svat is printmaker who earned a BFA from Kent State University in Kent, OH and earned a MA in Art Therapy from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Her work has been exhibited at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; George Washington University, Washington,

DC; Washington Printmaker’s Gallery, Washington, DC; Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD; Muse Gallery, Longmont, CO; Museum of Printmaking History, Houston, TX; Gallery at IONA, Washington, DC; Old Town Gallery, Tustin, CA; Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD; Dedalo Centro per le Arti, Contemporancee, Italy; Salem College, Salem, NC; Mansion at Strathmore, Bethesda, MD; Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Ellipse Arts Center, Alexandria, VA; Stone Metal Press, San Antonio, TX; and Gallery Ruff, Munich, Germany. Svat’s prints can be found in numerous public, private, and corporate collections which include the National Museum of Women Arts, Washington, DC; the Library of Congress, Washington, DC; The Smithsonian Museum of American History, Travelling Exhibit, Washington, DC; Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; State Museum of Majdanch, Lubin, Poland; Frans Maserell Archives, Kasterlee, Belgium; Flemish Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium; and Citibank, Panama City, Panama, permanent collection. Svat, who worked for many years as a commercial artist, has travelled extensively and was able to study, teach and work in various art-related fields in the former Soviet Union, Chile, Argentina, Panama and Germany. She currently maintains her studio practice in Vienna, VA.

 

ELLEN VERDON WINKLER | www.ellenwinkler.com

Ellen Verdon Winkler, who is drawn to shadows and their structural role in defining composition, uses etching, graphite, and oil to create images that are both discernible and uncertain, requiring the viewer to participate in the process of deciphering and perception. Winkler is a printmaker, painter and graphic designer earned her MFA from George Washington University in Washington, DC and her BA from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Winkler participated in the Great Lakes Colleges Association Semester in New York in NYC. She worked as an apprentice to the artist, Willard Midgette. Winkler came to the Washington area in 1977 to pursue a graduate degree at George Washington University, where she focused on Graphic Design. Winkler was Art Director for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Opinion and Arts weekly magazine, The Chronicle Review. She is a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society. Exhibitions of Winkler’s work include Jack Meier Gallery, Houston, TX; BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD; Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver, CO; Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC; Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC; American Impressions, Shanghai International Convention Center, Shanghai, China; VisArts, Rockville, MD; Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD; Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; Clemson University, Clemson, SC: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD; Capital Arts Network, Rockville, MD; Touchstone Gallery Washington, DC; Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA; George Washington University, Washington, DC. Her work is held in public and private collections which include the Library of Congress, Corbin and Pamela Gwaltney, and Harold and Martha Quayle. Winkler currently maintains her studio practice in Kensington, MD.

 

MAX-KARL WINKLER | www.max-karl.com

Max-Karl Winkler is a printmaker and illustrator whose figurative and landscape work in woodcut, wood engraving, ink, watercolor and oil is informed by a fascination with myth, history, and language, and the expression of spiritual impulses through words and images. Winkler is a printmaker, illustrator, teacher and writer who earned his MFA in Drawing and Printmaking, a BFA in Studio Art, and a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin, in Austin, TX. His prints can be found in the permanent collections of The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Georgetown University, The National Museum of American History, The Smithsonian Institution, and the Library of Congress. Winkler’s work has been widely exhibited regionally, nationally and internationally, including exhibitions at Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, DC; VisArts, Rockville, MD; Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD; Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC; The Ink Shop, Norwalk, CT; Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC; Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC; Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC; Belfast Print Workshop and Seacourt Print Workshop, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC; Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ; StoneMetal Press, San Antonio, TX; Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD; Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD; Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN; Isadore Gallery, Lancaster, PA; Strathmore Hall Art Center, North Bethesda, MD; University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC; ZigZag Gallery, The Plains, VA; City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA; Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH; National Arts Club, New York, NY; Invitational Exchange Exhibition,

Shanghai, China; Gateway Art Center, Brentwood, MD; Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY; Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC; PrintMatters Gallery, Houston, TX; Henry Luce III Center, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC; LA Print Space, Los Angeles, CA; Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL; Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis, MD; Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD; Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA; BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, Maryland; The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC; and Jack Meier Gallery, Houston, TX. Winkler is an instructor for the Smithsonian Associates Program at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He previously taught at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, CO, and Roanoke College in Salem, VA.


 

IMAGES (above): Clockwise from left: Jenny Freestone, “Vessel 2, Third State,” direct gravure and etching; Max-Karl Winkler, “Shaded Rocks, West Texas,” woodcut; Ellen Verdon Winkler, “Bean Counter,” etching and drypoint; Margaret Adams Parker, “Lost,” etching with roulette and plate tone; Terry Svat, “Refuge, Box 2” collagraph with mixed media and handmade paper; Pauline Jakobsberg, “After Katrina,” collagraph with metal and plastic; Lee Newman, “Homeless,” drypoint with roulette.