1980s

1980 ~ Nancy Griebsch “Summer Letters”

9.75″ x 7.75″ image. Color Etching using on 15″ x 11″ Dutch Etching rag paper.
Edition size: 90  Available: 21

Nancy Griebsch, originally from Saranac Lake, New York, graduated in art from the State University of NY, Buffalo. She received her MFA in Printmaking from Ohio University and continued her studies at L’Academie Des Beaux Arts in Leuven, Belgium. Nancy has been represented in numerous group shows in New York State and has received the Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition’s Excellence in Printmaking Award, as well as the Memorial Art Gallery Patron’s Print Commission Award. Nancy has been a full-time Instructor of Printmaking at the Lake Placid School of Art, NY and has taught printmaking at the Creative Workshop, Rochester, NY.”


1981 ~ Joan Lyons

“19.25” x 15.5″ image. Photo Lithograph editioned on 24″ x 17.5″ Arches Cover stock on a Heidelberg Kord press.
Edition size: 81  Available: 15

Joan Lyons ( 1937 – ) is an active member of the Rochester art community. She earned her degree from Alfred State University, NY. Since 1972, Lyons has been Coordinator of the Visual Studies Workshop Press, where she has authored, self-printed and published over a dozen small books. Joan has also lectured on and taught many workshops in printmaking, photography and other related subjects both nationally and internationally. Lyon’s work has been exhibited extensively and is included in many permanent collections, among them the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.”


1982 ~ Tom Seawell “The Town / The Arriving”

7.5″ x 14″ image. Serigraph on 12″ x 18.25″ paper.
Edition size: 76  Available: 7

Thomas Seawell (1936 – ) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his art education at Washington University, St Louis, MO (BFA) and Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX (MFA). Thomas received national recognition for his collagraphs, with the inclusion of his work in the publication, “The Complete Collagraph” by Clare Romano. Seawell has worked in all mediums of printmaking, with his most recent work in silkscreen printing. He has taught at A & M University Commerce, Texas. Seawell’s work has been included in over 50 exhibitions and is represented in over 100 public and private collections.”


1983 ~ George O’Connell “Orchids Cool in the Garden Glow”

“24.25” x 16.25″ image. Lithograph printed on 27.75″ x 19.5″” Arches Cover paper.
Edition size: 80  Available: 25

George O’Connell (1926 – ), an American printmaker and painter, was born in Madison, Wisconsin. He received his art education from the University of Wisconsin and Ohio State University. A Fulbright Award allowed O”Connell to complete his studies in Amsterdam. He taught printmaking at SUNY Oswego, NY for many years. His prints and paintings have been exhibited and collected internationally. Collections include: The Smithsonian, the National Collection of Fine Art, and the Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, New York.”


1984 ~ Shiou-Ping Liao “Intimacy”

9″ x 15″ image. Serigraph and Collagraph on 15″ x 22″ paper.
Edition size: 80  Â Available: 19

Shiou-Ping Liao (1936 – ) was born in Taiwan, where he received his BA degree in Fine Arts from the National Taiwan Normal University. Liao continued his studies at the Tokyo University of Education and L’Ecole de Beaux-Arts in Paris. Throughout his career, Liao has taught printmaking in the US, Japan, Taiwan and China. In 1974, he published his book “The Art of Printmaking”. Liao has held many solo exhibits worldwide and has been collected by museums in over 40 countries.”


1985 ~ Charles Roth “Baker’s Lost”

5.75″ x 7″ image. Etching and Aquatint on 9.5″ x 10.5″ paper.
Edition size: 80  Available: No prints available

Charles Roth received his BA in Art from SUNY Fredonia, NY. After serving two years in the Army as an illustrator, he obtained his MFA from the University of Buffalo, studying printmaking with Harvey Breverman. His prints have been exhibited in numerous one man and group shows, both in the US and abroad. The American Artist Magazine has published Roth. He currently resides in the Buffalo, NY area, where he has his studio and teaches at Erie Community College in Williamsville, NY.


1986 ~ Charles Wells “Frederick Douglas”

“10” x 8″ image. Etching on 16.75″ x 13.25″ paper.
Edition size: 100  Available: 18

Charles Wells (1935 – ) is an American sculptor and printmaker born in NYC. After graduating from Amherst College, with a BA in History and English, he returned to NYC and began painting and writing. A winner of the Prix de Rome, Charles continued his art studies for several years in Italy. While in Rome, he became very interested in sculpture. After a brief return to the US, Wells moved back to Italy until 1976. Throughout his career, he sculpted, painted and made prints. Well’s work has been widely exhibited in both Europe and the United States, and he is especially well known for his portraits of famous men.”


1987 ~ David Bumbeck “Flowers”

11.5″ x 11″ image. Etching on 15.25″ x 13.25″ paper.
Edition size: 120  Available: 38

David Bumbeck (1940 – ) was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, studied at Rhode Island School of Design (BFA) and Syracuse University (MFA), where he worked and taught under Robert Marx. He went on to teach printmaking, painting and drawing at Massachusetts College of Art until 1968. David relocated to Middlebury College, Vermont where he taught until 2002. The human figure has been the dominant motif in his prints. Bumbeck’s work has been included in over a hundred group exhibitions, and his work is in a private and public collections all over the United States.”


1988 ~ Cathal O’Toole “Clay Pigeons”

9.5″ x 6″ image. Etching on 12.75″ x 8″ paper.
Edition size: 100  Available: 22

Cathal O’Toole (1904 – 1991) was born in Dublin, Ireland and came to the United States in the 1920’s, studying with Hans Hoffman in New York. He traveled to Paris to study painting and printmaking. O’Toole was founder of the Art Department of Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He later relocated to Rochester, NY to study photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Cathal continued to teach, paint and print. O’Toole was elected as an Associate of the National Academy of Design in 1944.”


1989 ~ Jon Goodman “The Grotto Sarrzine”

9.5″ x 11.75″ image. Photogravure on 14.75″ x 19″ paper.
Edition size: 125  Â Available: 25

Jon Goodman (1953 – ) is an American master printer of photogravure and a photographer. After receiving his BA in Art, Goodman studied the photogravure process in Switzerland. In 1978, he established a photogravure workshop for Aperture, in Millerton, New York. Goodman has printed work by Edward Steichen, Paul Stand as well as many others. He has exhibited in many shows, and is featured in many collections. Since 1984, Goodman has run Photogravure in Massachusetts and continues to teach and lecture on the process.


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