Printmaking Professor Kyle Chaput's Work Chosen for Juried Exhibitions Throughout Autumn

November 7, 2021
Printmaking Professor Kyle Chaput
Bundle XVII | 20"x17" | Lithograph | by Kyle Chaput
Rio Bravo till Dawn | 17"x20" | Woodcut | by Kyle Chaput
Rio Bravo | Lithograph | by Kyle Chaput
The work of Printmaking Professor Kyle Chaput is featured in multiple juried exhibitions throughout United States this fall.

Ink Only III; September 1st – 23rd, 2021. Durbin Gallery, Department of Art and Art History, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL.

INK ONLY is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary printmaking. This year’s exhibition has been judged by Liz Chalfin, director, of Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, Massachusetts. The exhibition is sponsored by PaperWorkers Local in partnership with the Birmingham-Southern College Department of Art and Art History, with generous grant support from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. The exhibition opens with a reception and awards presentation on Friday, September 3, 2021, from 6pm to 8pm at Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Arts Center and Azar Studios, at Birmingham-Southern College. The exhibition closes on September 23, 2021. Durbin Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Liz Chalfin is founder and director of Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, Massachusetts. Liz has been involved in printmaking for the past 40 years. Liz teaches workshops at Zea Mays Printmaking, supervises the research at the studio and takes the message and methods of safer printmaking on the road to schools and studios around the world through lectures, demonstrations and workshops. Liz received a B.A. (1980) and M.F.A. (1985) in printmaking. She served as a Lecturer in Art at Whittier College, California for nine years where she converted the traditional studio into a safer facility before founding Zea Mays Printmaking.

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PaperWest- 3rd National Works on Paper Juried Exhibition; October 7th – November 1st, 2021. Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Organized by the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah, this national competitive juried exhibition will showcase contemporary works on paper by artists throughout the USA. The juror, Sam Vernon, received her MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University. Recent solo exhibitions at venues include: San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora; UT Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee; G44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto; and Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park. Honors received include San Francisco Artadia Awards finalist; Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program (LAP) Visual Arts Fellowship; Artistes en Résidence, Clermont-Ferrand, France; Fountainhead Residency, Miami; Helen Watson Winternitz Award, Yale University; Emma Bee Bernstein Fellowship, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, and A.I.R. Gallery Emerging Arts Fellowship. Vernon has been a panelist, moderator, or guest lecturer at, among others, San Francisco State University; University of California, Berkeley; Watkins College of Art, Nashville; Utah State University; Barnard College; Union College; and Voelker Orth Museum, Queens, New York.

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2021 MAPC Members’ Juried Exhibition; October 3rd – November 7th, 2021. School of Art and Art History, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

Coinciding with the Mid America Print Conference, a remote symposium, this juried members’ exhibition feature’s work centered on ‘Resistance and Revolution’. Jurors are Mildred Beltré and Jennifer Hughes. Mildred Beltré is a multi-disciplinary artist invested in grassroots activism, social justice, and political movements. Her work spans photography, print-making, drawing, text-based formats, and fiber arts. Across these diverse mediums, Beltré carries forth the legacies of revolutionary protests and civil rights movements, while bringing in elements of desire and humor. She is the co-founder of the Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine (BHAM), an arts initiative in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that addresses gentrification and community building.” Jennifer Hughes uses drawings, prints, and artist books that aim to tell visual stories about herself and her family. Most recent work has been a series of lithographs documenting memories of her mother's hands (baking, praying, braiding hair, etc), and collaborating with other artists in the Boston area where she currently resides. Jennifer teaches art at a private K-12 school, and has stated that she ‘tries hard to convert the youth into becoming printmakers.”

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