We are honored to announce the winners of the awards from our Fourth National Monotype/Monoprint Juried Exhibition.

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Fourth National Monotype/Monoprint Juried Exhibition

April 6, 2016 – May 7, 2016
Attleboro Arts Museum
86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat. 10 am-5 pm

Juried by Andrew Stevens, Curator of the Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Chazen Museum at the University of Wisconsin

Award Winners

First Place

Anna Mavromatis, Houston, TX
She Could Hear the Piano Playing
Monotype

Second Place

Frances Ashforth, Ridgefield, CT
Water Study 40b
Monotype

Third Place

Holly Greenberg, Fayetteville, NY
Laniakea-Immeasurable Heaven
Monotype

Merit Awards

Speedball Arts/Akua Inks Printmaking Award

Adam Rake, Kokomo, IN
What Remains? Rembrandt
Monotype

Artist + Craftsman Supply Award

Pamela Lawson, Harvard, MA
Foraging I (Honeybees)
Monotype

New York Central Art Supply Award

Amy Hourihan, Marblehead, MA
Blue Plate Special
Monotype

McClain’s Printmaking Award

Koichi Yamamoto, Knoxville, TN
Yotzumata
Monotype with Intaglio Chine-collé

McClain’s Printmaking Award

Elizabeth Taber, Pompano Beach, FL
Laniakea-Immeasurable Heaven
Monotype

Arnhem 1618 Printmaking Paper Award

Gail Werner, Long Beach, CA
Bird Dreams XIX
Monotype

Atlantic Papers Award

Sharmen Liao, Ridgefield, CA
Disposition #3
Monotype

Merit Award Sponsors

MGNE would like to thank each of the merit award sponsors. Each of our sponsors is a supplier of quality artist materials. Please read about our merit award sponsors to learn more.

Arnhem Paper www.Arnhem1618.com
Artist and Craftsman Supply – www.artistcraftsman.com
Atlantic Papers www.atlanticpapers.com
McClain’s Printmaking Supplies  (2 Awards) – www.imcclains.com
NY Central Art Supply – www.nycentralart.com
Speedball & Akua Inks – www.SpeedballArt.comwww.AkuaInks.com

Honorary Awards

Paula Schuette Kraemer, Madison, WI
Family Portrait Bear
Monotype

Wendell Jeffrey, Lebanon, NJ
Coconut Seedling
Monoprint with Chine-collé

Juergen Strunck, Southlake, TX
NNC(C)-1
Monotype with Chine-collé

Erika Lawlor Schmidt, Pawlett,VT
Sugar Cane Rag
Monoprint

Kevin Calisto, Bristol, RI
Midnight By The Boat House
Monotype

Robert Maloney, Jamaica Plain, MA
Virginia Beach 2
Monotype

Juror

“It was an exciting experience for me to go through the nearly 650 entries for the Monotype Guild of New England’s national show. I was delighted to discover a very broad array of approaches submitted to what I can no longer call a monotype exhibition. Rather, what I have selected for this exhibition are examples of ‘singular impressions.’ There are many examples of monotype here; however, most of the artists who entered work relied on relief, intaglio, lithography and ink-jet rung through a variety of other process to make one-of-a-kind prints. These, it seems to me, not only broaden the scope of work in this exhibition, but enliven it as well. Including a variety of approaches and showing them together allows viewers to assess what is singular about each of these…” – Andrew Stevens, Juror Statement

Andrew Stevens, Curator of the Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Chazen Museum at the University of Wisconsin, has published on a variety of subjects from the prints of 18th century printmaker, William Hogarth, to the color woodcut in Japan, Europe and America. He provides unique insights from more than 25 years experience of caring for a collection of 14,000 works on paper and organizing more than 80 exhibitions. Stevens’ most recent publications trace the development of monotype and related processes used by American artists from the late 19th century into the late 20th century. In 2015, Stevens curated the exhibition American Monotypes from the Baker/Pisano Collection, which examined the popularity of the monotype in America and how techniques developed in America over the past two centuries, placing the medium into historical context.

Read the Juror’s Statement

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