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PRESSING FORWARD

May 8 – June 5, 2021
Owen Gallery

Exhibiting Artists:

Bobbi Allen
Dona Barnett
Bridget Benton
Anne Bessac
Kristalyn Bunyan
Georgia Deal
Claudia Dunaway
Lisa June Eames
Casey Engel
Martha Ensign Johnson
Maria Epes
Sheryl Gruenig
Karen Hardy
Carol Lawrence
Denise Markbreit
Angela Modselewski
Martha Oatway
Lisa Steffens
Jo Taylor
Christina Whiteman
Jenny Wilker

Pressing Forward is an exhibition of works by Asheville Printmakers, an independent alliance of artists who express themselves through the medium of the print. Their membership encompasses both experienced and emerging artists, as well as those new to printmaking. Learn more about Asheville Printmakers at ashevilleprintmakers.org.

Contours of the Land #5
Bobbi Allen
Monotype/Collage
23.5H x 20W in

Contours of the Land #6
Bobbi Allen
Monotype/Collage
23.5H x 20W x 1.25D in

We Hope For What We Do Not See
Dona Barnett
Monoprint on paper
17.5H x 14W in

Hope Waits
Dona Barnett
Monoprint on paper
17.5H x 14W in

Emergence: Seedling
Bridget Benton
Gelatin monotype, image transfer, encaustic
20H x 16W in

Emergence: Flowering
Bridget Benton
Gelatin monotype, image transfer, encaustic
9H x 6W in (framed to 20H x 16W in)

Old Growth
Bridget Benton
Gelatin monotype, image transfer, encaustic
9H x 6W in (framed to 20H x 16W in)

Buies Creek
Anne Bessac
Stone lithograph
15.75H x 12.75W in

Where’s the Cat?
Anne Bessac
Aluminum plate lithograph
17.5H x 11W in

Empty Space
Kristalyn Bunyan
 Monoprint with Akua inks on handmade hemp, cotton, and flax paper
8.5H x 11W in

Emergence of Layers
Kristalyn Bunyan
Monoprint with Akua inks on handmade hemp, cotton, and flax paper
8.5H x11W in

Hemp Leaves & a Fern
Kristalyn Bunyan
Monoprint with Akua inks on handmade hemp, cotton, and flax paper
8.5H x11W in

Glide
Georgia Deal
Gum transfer print, pulp transfer on hand made paper

Hum
Georgia Deal
Gum transfer print, pulp transfer & wax on hand made paper

Big Yellow Taxi
Claudia Dunaway
Woodblock, akua liquid pigment on BFK
18H x 24W in

Fall Out
Lisa June Eames
Monotype 1/1, monoprint ink on watercolor paper
7H x 5W in

Blanket Study I
Casey Engel
Woodcut with stitched paper
23.75H x 19W in

Blanket Study II
Casey Engel
Woodcut with stitched paper
23.75H x 19W in

Shuffle
Casey Engel
Woodcut with stitched paper
31.25H x 25.5W in

Erasures: losing the family farm
Martha Ensign Johnson
1/8 woodcut, chine colle, etching on Magnani paper
28.5H X 18W in

Erasures: ghost of the family farm
Martha Ensign Johnson
1/6 multiple plate etching on Magnani paper
28.5H X 18W in (framed)

flecte: the river bends
Martha Ensign Johnson
multiple plate etching on Hahnemuhle paper
28.5H X 18W in

Plant Dreams I
Maria Epes
Embossing and relief prints hand printed from dried plants with Akua ink, and transfer of original drawings on grey Rives BFK
15.25H  x 12.125W in

Plant Dreams II
Maria Epes
Embossing and relief prints hand printed from dried plants with Akua ink, and transfer of original drawings on grey Rives BFK
15.25H  x 12.125W x 1.25D in

Plant Dreams III
Maria Epes
Embossing and relief prints hand printed from dried plants with Akua ink, and transfer of original drawings on grey Rives BFK
15.25H x 12.125W x 1.25D in

Windy Day on Ocracoke Island
Sheryl Gruenig
Acrylic
8H X 10W in

Shadow Ferns
Sheryl Gruenig
Acrylic
8H X 10W in

Ocracoke Island Sunset
Sheryl Gruenig
Acrylic
8H X 10W in

Convergence
Karen Hardy
Letterpress pressure printing with pochoir on handmade paper
12H x 18W in

Children Fishing
Carol Lawrence
Handmade platinum palladium print
7H x 9W in

The Dark Hedges
Carol Lawrence
Handmade platinum palladium print
9H x 7W in

Noble Beauty!
Denise Markbreit
Assorted monoprint techniques and mixed media
19.5H x 15.5W in

The Dichotomy of Natural Beauty 1
Denise Markbreit
Printed and dyed fabric, stitching, and found objects
19.5H x 15.5W in

The Dichotomy of Natural Beauty 2
Denise Markbreit
Printed and dyed fabric, stitching, and found objects
19.5H x 15.5W in

Lodgepole
Angela Modzelewski
Woodblock print
14H x 11W in

The Story of a Mountain Walk
Martha Oatway
Bound book,  collagraph prints on Rives BFK paper. Cover paper, Mulberry
7.5H x 11W in

If the Mountains Could Speak
Martha Oatway
Bound book, monotypes on Rives BFK paper, and frosted acetate
6H x 9.25W x .25D in

A Walk Through the Mountains
Martha Oatway
Accordion book, collagraph prints on Rives BFK paper
7.5H x 16W x .25D in

Cool Feathers
Lisa Steffens
Monotype – water-based ink
12H x 10W in

The Master Printmaker
Lisa Steffens
Monotype – Akua ink
15H x 11W in

Lemontree Chat
Lisa Steffens
Relief print
12H x 15W in

Bird of Paradise
Jo Taylor
Intaglio and linocut on BFK paper
12H x 20W in

Dancing Across the Moon
Jo Taylor
Intaglio
26H x 32W x 2D in 

Rocks #1
Christina Whiteman
Woodcut with moku hanga print on mulberry paper
11H x 17W in

Rocks #2
Christina Whiteman
Woodcut with moku hanga print on mulberry paper
11H x 17W in

Rocks #3
Christina Whiteman
Woodcut with moku hanga print on mulberry paper
11H x 17W in

Jean and Sloane, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, April, 2020
Jenny Wilker
Drypoint (color a la poupee)
12.5H x 15.5W in

John Lewis Preaching to the Chickens, Troy, Alabama, 1946
Jenny Wilker
Drypoint
Plate: 6H x 8W in (framed: 12.5H x 15.5W x .75D in)

Skolstrejk för Klimatet, Midsommar, 2019
Jenny Wilker
Solar etching monoprint, with hand-coloring and dried flowers
13.24H x 10.25W in (framed: 15.5H x 12.5W x .75D in)