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Across the Spectrum: Selections from ColorPrint USA

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Color clamors for attention, draws us in or repels us. Each color is a reflection of a place on the visible light spectrum. In printmaking, the tradition of black and white dominated for centuries. On occasion color (often watercolor) was … Continue reading

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New Miscellany: 26 Prints by Evan Lindquist

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Evan Lindquist donated twenty prints to the ColorPrint USA collection in 2005 and another eleven in 2010. Recently he was selected as the first artist laureate of Arkansas, a honor that spans 2013-17. In recognition of his laureate appointment, Lindquist … Continue reading

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Homage to “Homage to the City” 1984 by John Ross

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The first time I saw John Ross’ print, “Homage to The City”, was in a book he co-authored with Clare Romano and Tim Ross, titled The Complete Printmaker: Techniques, Traditions, Innovations (1972). The Complete Printmaker, maybe smudged with ink and  … Continue reading

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Random Print of the Week #2735 – Stanley Rosenthal

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The Random Print of the Week by Stanley Rosenthal is from the Museum’s  ColorPrint USA collection. Characters at either side hang by wire harnesses and tethered monkeys similarly dangle in tandem. A dark blue seascape meets the crisp edge of … Continue reading

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Random Print of the Week #2976

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Frances Myers’ print, The Rescue, came to the Museum’s collection by way of the 11th annual ColorPrint USA exhibition that ran from late 1985 and early 1986. Myers, a recently retired University of Wisconsin professor and chair of printmaking and … Continue reading

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ColorPrint USA Spotlight – Robert Nelson, “Heavily Armed Dinosaur General”, 1969

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Rudy Pozzatti juried this print by Robert A. Nelson into the first ColorPrint USA exhibition in 1969. The work was also awarded a purchase prize. The print is composed of flat areas of blended color, lithographic drawing, and 3-dimensional elements made … Continue reading

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ColorPrint USA

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More than forty years ago, in 1969, American printmaker Lynwood Kreneck started ColorPrint USA to bring artwork to Lubbock, Texas in the hopes of inspiring the local art community and students in the newly created art department at Texas Tech … Continue reading

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