Anders Bergstrom

Anders Bergstrom (b. 1971, Tucson, AZ) is a printmaker and painter. He graduated from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ with a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Studio Art. He also studied Urban Sociology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has worked with Brad Ewing at Marginal Editions, in Brooklyn, NY, and with Leslie Miller at The Grenfell Press in New York City. His work has been presented in exhibitions at Abrons Arts Center in New York; Columbia College, Chicago, IL; the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA; Planthouse, New York City, and in many group exhibitions at the International Print Center NY, where he has also been a guest speaker and juror for their New Prints Program. In 2013 he co-curated the show, Printmaking and the Newspaper, at the International Print Center New York. His work is held in many collections, including Smith College Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, and Beinecke Library at Yale University. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Arthur Bradford

Arthur Houston Bradford (b. 1969, Boothbay Harbor, Maine) is an O Henry Award winning writer and Emmy-nominated filmmaker.  His writing has appeared in Esquire, McSweeney’s, Vice, Men’s Journal, and many other publications.  His first book, Dogwalker, was published by Knopf and Vintage paperback in 2002, and has been translated into ten languages. His book, Benny’s Brigade, is a children’s book, published by McSweeney’s in 2012. He contributed the narrative text to accompany artist Chuck Webster’s childhood drawings for the book 43 Monsters, which was published by Planthouse in 2014. His latest book of stories Turtleface and Beyond was published by Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux in February, 2015.

Daniel Clarke

Daniel Clarke (B. 1971 Southampton, New York) is a painter and printmaker. He graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in painting and printmaking. He has worked with Sarah Dudley at Keystone editions, Berlin. He has exhibited internationally in numerous solo exhibitions including Hohenthal und Bergen, Berlin; Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; Ladiray Gallery, London; Francoise Besson Gallery, Lyon; Grenfell Press, NYC and Eric Mircher Gallery, Paris, and group exhibitions including MAC de Lyon; RHA, Dublin, Royal Academy, London; Parrish Art Museum, NY; Galerie Confluences, Lyon & Hospices, Dublin. His work is held in many public and private collections, notably National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. , Yale University,New Haven, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Bibliothéque Nationale, Paris, Artotheque’s in Lyon and Annecy as well as Occidental Collage, LA. He is based in Paris, France.

Grayson Cox

Grayson Cox (b. 1979, Indianapolis, IN) is a Brooklyn based artist working with painting, printmaking, photography, and sculpture. Cox received his BFA from Indiana University and spent two years living in Tokyo before moving to New York City in 2005. He received his MFA from Columbia University in 2010 and was soon after awarded the Daisy Soros Prize to study in Salzburg, Austria. He was the recent recipient of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artistic innovation and collaboration grant. He has exhibited in New York and internationally, including the Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Tel Aviv, Israel; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; The New Museum, New York; Elizabeth Foundation, New York; The Fisher Landau Center for Art, Queens, New York; and The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art  and the Sculpture Center in New York.

His solo exhibitions at Gasser Grunert Gallery in New York have been reviewed in multiple publications and he was recently commissioned to create a public sculpture, which was featured on the landscape of the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Grayson is a current resident of LMCC’s Work Space program and teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

Nadja Frank

Nadja Frank (b. 1980 in Lohr am Main, Germany) received her Diploma in Fine Arts with Honors from Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg, Germany in 2008 and her MFA from Columbia University in 2011. She has exhibited internationally in numerous solo exhibitions including Denny Gallery, New York; 401 contemporary, Berlin/London; Margini Arte Contemporanea, Massa, Italy; Galerie Conradi, Hamburg, Germany, and group exhibitions including Kolbe Museum, Berlin; Socrates Sculpture Park, NewYork; Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin; ICAS Gallery, Singapore; Chelsea Art Museum, NewYork; Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn; Kunstverein Hamburg. In 2011 she received a DAAD scholarship and EAF Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship

Glenn Goldberg

Glenn Goldberg (b. 1953, Bronx, NY) has shown since the mid-80’s in the US, Europe, and Costa Rica. His first one-person exhibition was at Willard Gallery, NY, and his last two solo shows were at Jason McCoy Gallery and Betty Cuningham Gallery, both in New York. He is in numerous museum collections, has received many awards, and currently teaches at The Cooper Union and Queens College CUNY.

Wayne Gonzales

Wayne Gonzales (b. 1957, New Orleans) earned a BA from the University of New Orleans in 1985. He has had solo exhibitions at galleries and institutions all over the world. Recently, he had shows at the Paula Cooper Gallery, and Martos Gallery in New York. In the past he has participated in shows at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, Gallery Seomi, Seoul, MoMA PS1, New York, MFA, Boston, and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna. He lives and works in New York City.

Victoria Haven

Victoria Haven (b. 1964, Seattle, Washington) is a Seattle based artist who makes drawings and paintings. Haven earned a BFA in painting from University of Washington in 1989 and an MFA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, London in 1999. She has been featured in many group exhibitions in the Northwest, New York City and Europe and has had several solo exhibitions, with recent shows at the Seattle Art Museum, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, and PDX Contemporary Art, Portland. She was the 2004 recipient of The Stranger’s “Genius Award”, and was most recently included in Abstract Drawing at Drawing Room, London. Haven’s work is in a number of museum and private collections, including the Seattle Art Museum, the Lumber Room in Portland, OR, the Microsoft Collection, and the collection of Jordan Schnitzer. She is based in Seattle, Washington.

Erik Hougen

Erik Hougen (b. 1982, Bismarck, North Dakota) works with printmaking, watercolor and installation. He received a BFA from Minnesota State University in Moorhead, MI, and an MFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. He has exhibited at The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Bronx Museum, IPCNY, The National Arts Club, and Kunsthalle Galapagos. In 2012 he was the Artist in Resident at Kunsthalle Galapagos, and was formerly a SIP Resident at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, an artist in Residence at Brooklyn Art Space, and participated in the Artist in the Marketplace program. Erik lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Juliet Jacobson

Juliet Jacobson (b. 1977, Puyallup, WA) is a New York based artist who creates meticulous drawings with graphite and colored pencils. Her works often represents a silence or void of mundane everyday objects. She received her MFA from New York University. Her most recent work has been exhibited at Two Rams Grand Street, the Sphinx curatorial project and Blackston Gallery in New York City, Schneiderei Gallery in Vienna, and at Season in Seattle. Her work has been featured in Artnews, Artforum, and the Huffington Post. She was an artist in residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and the Catwalk Institute in 2014. She teaches at New York University, Steinhardt School Department of Art and Art Professions.

Michael Krueger

Michael Krueger (b. 1967, Kenosha, WI) works in a variety of media including, painting, drawing, printmaking, animation, and ceramics. His artwork has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the US and abroad. Notable venues include Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA, Drawing Center, New York, NY, KRETS Gallery, Malmo, Sweden, The Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany, Glasgow Print Studio, Scotland, UK, Adam Baumgold, New York, NY, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA and the Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA.

Martha Lewis

Martha Willette Lewis creates drawings addressing science and the history of knowledge. Recently she has been working on a series of three-dimensional drawings based on ideas in physics and math, which follow the folds and volutes of complex crumpled surfaces. She has shown nationally and internationally, including at The Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, the Tricycle Gallery, London and The Tides Institute and Museum in Eastport, Maine. Martha received a BFA from Cooper Union and an MFA from Yale University and is part of a collective art group called Overflow, which includes Eva Mantell and Melissa Marks.

Ruth Lingen

Ruth Lingen (b. 1958, Minnesota) lives and works in New York City, where she has established a distinguished twenty-year career as a master printer and book artist. Lingen has collaborated with over 70 celebrated artists, including Jim Dine, Robert Creely, KiKi Smith, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Leonardo Drew, Shepard Fairey, James Siena, and Robert Ryman. Lingen received a BFA from the University of South Dakota and earned an MFA in 1984 from the University of Madison, Wisconsin. In 1982, while studying with Walter Hamady and Joe Wilfer in Madison, WI , she established Pootë Press, publishing limited editions books with artists using both traditional and innovative letterpress, papermaking and bookbinding techniques. After moving to New York, she established Pace Paper in 2009, a Brooklyn studio of Pace Prints. Her work is in many public and private collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Getty, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Walker Museum, as well as in over twenty libraries. She currently publishes under the imprint of Picture Books.

Brian Lucas

Brian Lucas was born in Visalia, CA. In addition to painting, he has also published four books of poetry, including Eclipse Babel (Ensemble Editions, 2015), a work of short prose poems and drawings created while traveling through Spain and Morocco in 2014. While living in Thailand (2001 – 2007) he explored syncretic spiritual traditions and developed a personal visual grammar that has consistently evolved over the last fifteen years. His paintings have been recently exhibited at Planthouse, Krowswork, Art@Archer, Gallery Ex Libris, and the The Mike Kelley Gallery. He lives in Oakland, CA.

Nicolas Maloof

Nicolas Maloof (b. 1984, Massachusetts) has worked as a printmaker, an artist assistant (mixing paint and holding brushes), and a commercial photographer. His work has been featured in and commissioned by institutions such as The American Heart Association, Onia, Onia Bedford, Crossroads and Entrepreneur. Maloof was raised in the idyll of the Berkshires, and the quiet of rural life informs his fine art photography, particularly for the show Still Life at Planthouse. When he is not traveling to shoot editorial and advertising images, he picks away at zinc and copper plates, draws, and makes photographs. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY,

Robert Medvedz

Robert Medvedz (b. 1970, Windber, PA) is an artist working in printmaking, painting and drawing. He graduated from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1992 with a BFA in painting. His work has been featured in solo exhibitions at The Greene Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland and at Earl McGrath Gallery in New York City. He has exhibited internationally and in the US in a number of group shows, including at The Greene Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland; The Drawing Center, New York City, NY; Showroom, Santa Fe, NM; and at White Columns in New York City

Martin Mazorra

Martin Mazorra (b. 1972, Morgantown, West Virginia) is a printmaker living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His woodcut and letterpress prints from the series Language of Flowers continue the late 19th and early 20th century practice of exchanging flowers as coded communications of discreet proclamations of love and hate. Mazorra’s images and text add contemporary, prurient twists to this tradition of secret sentimentality. Mazorra received a BFA from West Virginia University in 1994, and an MFA from American University in Washington D.C. in 1996. He teaches at Pratt Institute and Parson’s School of Design in New York City. Mazorra was the recipient of a 2007 NYFA Fellowship in Printmaking, Drawing and Artist Books. He was also a 2009 United States Artists Ford Foundation Fellow.

Jamisen Ogg

Jamisen Ogg (b. 1980, Westminster, MD) makes drawings, paintings, and sculptures that employ ideological symbolisms juxtaposed with tropes of expressionism, minimalism, and architecture. These references are used in a layered and oppositional format, made to coexist and define the relationship between customization and identity. His show with Planthouse, Complex Inferiority, marked his second solo show in New York. His work has been included in shows at Marlborough Gallery, New York; Hudson Franklin, New York; The Suburban, Chicago; White Flag, St Louis, MI; and Regina Rex, Queens, and has been reviewed in Art Forum and the Village Voice. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Adam Raymont

Adam Raymont (b. 1971, New York, NY) received a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence Rhode Island. Participated in group shows and solo exhibitions since 1993 in New York, Texas, and Berlin. Raymont has lived in Berlin since 2008 and has been an active member of it’s contemporary art scene ever since.

Kathleen Rugh

Kathleen Rugh (b. 1977, Pennsylvania) is a filmmaker and photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BA from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM; her BFA at the University of Colorado in Denver; and completed an MFA at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University.
Her film and photographic work has been exhibited in screenings and galleries throughout the US and internationally, including the Edinburgh International Film Festival, EXiS Experimental Film Festival in Seoul, Korea, the Antimatter Film Festival in Victoria, BC, the Chicago Underground Film Festival, Crossroads in San Francisco, and the Images Festival in Toronto. Rugh has received funding for her films through the New York State Council on the Arts’ Electronic Media & Film Finishing Fund grant program.

Katia Santibañez

Katia Santibañez (b. 1964, Paris, France) is a New York based artist who creates organized abstractions through painting, drawing, and printmaking. Her work embodies the two conflicting worlds of nature and architecture. She received her B.F.A. from the School of Art in Paris, France. She has participated in numerous exhibitions some include the Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, IPCNY, New York, NY, and Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. She is represented by Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY. Her most recent exhibits include New Paintings, a solo show at the Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, and the group show, Twenty by Sixteen, curated by Geoffrey Young, Morgan Lehman Gallery. Her work is in various New York collections such as The Morgan Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and The New York Public Library.

David B. Smith

David B. Smith (b. 1977, Washington, DC) holds and MFA from Bard College and has been awarded residencies by Apex Art, New Zealand; Harold Arts, Ohio; Waterpod and the BOFFO residency, New York.  Smith’s work has appeared in exhibitions at MoMA PS 1, The International Center of Photography, Yancey Richardson Gallery, Asia Song Society, John Connelly Presents and Halsey McKay Gallery. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

SuttonBeresCuller

SuttonBeresCuller is a trio of artists (John Sutton, Ben Beres, and Zac Culler) who have worked collaboratively since 1991, when they met as students at Cornish College of the Arts. Together they create ways to engage viewers through mobile sculptures, street actions, and temporary site-specific installations. They attract audiences to new readings of and approaches to political, social, cultural, and aesthetic issues. SBC is dedicated to a form of public art that is generous in nature, participatory for the willing, and refreshingly free of dogma for the uninitiated. They have shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the U.S., with a recent solo exhibit Chasing That Neon Rainbow, at Gusford Gallery, Los Angeles. Represented by Gusford Gallery, LA, and Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle.

Charles Stein

Charles Stein’s work comprises a complexly integrated field of poems, prose reflections, translations, drawings, photographs, lectures, conversations, and performances. Born 1944 in New York City, he is the author of thirteen books of poetry including There Where You Do Not Think To Be Thinking, Views From Tornado Island Book 12 (forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil), a new verse translation of The Odyssey (North Atlantic Books), From Mimir’s Head (Station Hill Press), and The Hat Rack Tree (Station Hill Pres). His prose writings include a vision of the Eleusinian Mysteries, Persephone Unveiled (North Atlantic Books), a critical study of poet Charles Olson’s use of the writing of C.G. Jung, The Secret of the Black Chrysanthemum (Station Hill Press), and a collaborative study with George Quasha of the work of Gary Hill, An Art of Limina: Gary Hill’s Works & Writings, Ediciones Poligrafa. He holds a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Connecticut at Storrs and lives with guitarist, choral director, and research historian, Megan Hastie in Barrytown New York. His work can be sampled at his website: www.charlessteinpoet.com

Philip Taaffe

Philip Taaffe (b. 1955, Elizabeth, NJ) is a celebrated New York based artist, currently residing in West Cornwall, CT. Taaffe primarily works in painting, printmaking, and drawing. He studied at the Cooper Union, NY and has exhibited worldwide since his first solo exhibition, in New York City, in 1982. Taaffe has traveled in the Middle East, India, South America, and Morocco, where he collaborated with Mohammed Mrabet on the book Chocolate Creams and Dollars, translated by Paul Bowles (Inanout Press, New York: 1993). He has been included in numerous museum exhibitions, including the Carnegie International, two Sydney Biennials, and three Whitney Biennials. His work is in numerous public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; and the Reina Sofia, Madrid. He has enjoyed a number of retrospective surveys of his work, including the IVAM museum in Valencia in 2000; the Galleria Civica of Trento, Italy in 2001; the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in San Marino, Italy in 2004; the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in 2008; and the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 2011. Recently, Taaffe showed in two solo exhibitions at New York’s Luhring Augustine gallery in 2013 and 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Naho Taruishi

Naho Taruishi (b. 1979, Tokyo, Japan) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, where she makes drawings and single-channel videos and installations. She received her BFA in 2006 from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is currently a selected artist for Open Sessions 2014-2016 at The Drawing Center in New York City. Her work has been exhibited at Artists Space, A.I.R Gallery, Show Room, and White Box in New York, NY; The Rochester Institute of Technology; and RK Projects in Providence, RI. Taruishi’s work has also been presented at international film and video festivals in the US, Canada, France, Spain, Sweden, Greece, Norway and Japan. Her limited edition artist book, Fragments of Light 6, a collaboration with Vincent FitzGerald & Co., is part of several collections, including the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Rochester Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Lyrik Kabinett. Additionally, Taruishi has been an Artist-in-Residence at the MacDowell Colony in NH, the Watermill Center in NY, and Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida.

Heather Watkins

Heather Watkins’ work explores the nature and possibilities of the drawn line – materially and symbolically. Working with ink, cord, thread, cloth, and paper, she submits these materials to many cycles of saturation, compression, intertwining, and transference. Through these physical processes, she investigates phenomena such as flow, stasis, circulation, and gravity. Her work takes many forms: sculpture, drawing, text-based work, printmaking, and artist’s books. Watkins’ artwork has been shown in numerous exhibitions, including at PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR; Portland Art Museum; the lumber room; and The Art Gym, and is held in private and public collections including the Portland Art Museum, the Miller Meigs Collection, the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer, and Portland State University, among others. In her work as a book designer, Watkins has created artist’s monographs for the Cooley Gallery at Reed College, and the New Museum, New York. Watkins holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Chuck Webster

Chuck Webster (b. 1970, Binghamton, New York) is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He recently collaborated with Planthouse to produce 43 Monsters, a book that features Webster’s childhood drawings from the 1970’s accompanied by a humorous narrative contributed by author Arthur Bradford. He is represented by ZieherSmith in New York City. Recent solo shows include Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York, ACME in Los Angeles, CA, and Philip Slein in St. Louis, MI. He has been in group shows at The Saatchi Gallery in London, De Pury and Luxembourg in Zurich, DC Moore Gallery, PS 1, Francis M. Naumann in New York, and Rhona Hoffman in Chicago. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Tang Teaching Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.

Sally Webster

Sally Webster is a founding member of the Mutants, an influential art-punk band in San Francisco in the late ’70s and early ’80s. She studied sculpture and performance art at the San Francisco Art Institute and has been making visual art ever since. One constant in Webster’s work is the conversation between her own quirky brand of humor and the painterly arts. In recent years, Webster has extended her practice to include multi-media work. In May 2009, she helped to organize Light Show, a novel music and visual exhibition/performance combining multiple image photography, film, video, and old-school psychedelia using the iconic “liquid light” from the ’60s. For the last two years she has focused on a new series of paintings.

Anton Würth

Anton Würth (b. 1957, Oberstdorf, Germany) is a German artist whose work focuses primarily on printing techniques. In 1983, he graduated from the University of Applied Arts in Augsburg, where he studied graphic design with an emphasis on typography and book illustration. In 1984, he received his diploma from the International Seminars for Lithography at the Raffael Academy in Urbino. In 1988, he was invited to the International Symposium for Traditional Print Media in Como, Italy, and has since spent a significant part of his career in Italy. Since his first solo show in 1985, he has enjoyed numerous solo and group shows in Germany and abroad. In 2006, he became an Artist-in-Residence at Künstlerhaus Lukas, in Ahrenshoop with a grant from the Berlin Senatsverwaltung für Kunst, Kultur und Wissenschaft. Würth is represented by the C.G. Boerner Gallery in New York City and in Düsseldorf. His work has appeared at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, in the Contemporary German Artists Books at the San Francisco Public Library, and the Print Center in Philadelphia. His prints are in the collections of a number of distinguished international institutions including the British Museum, Harvard Art Museum, the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, Yale University and the Gutenberg Museum. He lives and works in Offenbach, Germany.