Posts in Alumnae Spotlight

#FirstFriday: March Exhibitions We Love

Mar 03, 2017

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list. New York Lynn Batchelder (Ora Schneider Grant resident ’16) has a solo exhibition Nonlinear: New Works by Lynn Batchelder at The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross, NYC. Featuring works made during her WSW residency, the show runs… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Alayna Rasile Digrindakis

Feb 21, 2017

In 2012, Alayna Rasile Digrindakis came to our studio from Brooklyn via Washington, D.C. to contribute 50 of the 689 bowls made for our 2013 Annual Chili Bowl Fiesta. She was part ceramics instructor and part geographer, on her way to becoming a full-time artist. Before arriving at WSW, she told us, “Making fifty bowls means taking… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Jen P. Harris

Feb 14, 2017

In her Iowa City studio, Jen P. Harris builds iconographic, contemporary mosaics with ink and wood, but when she arrived in WSW’s silkscreen studio in 2012, she had a very different type of project in mind. American poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi had invited her to design and edition a poster series for the fictional psychedelic rock band… View Article

#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We Love

Feb 03, 2017

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list. New York Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Workshop and Legacy alongside Stanley William Hayter and Krishna Reddy. Show runs through March 26, 2017. Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director &… View Article

#FirstFriday: January Exhibitions We Love

Jan 06, 2017

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list. New York Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Workshop and Legacy alongside Stanley William Hayter and Krishna Reddy. Show runs through March 26, 2017. Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director and Co-founder)… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Marianne Dages

Dec 16, 2016

When Philadelphia-based artist Marianne Dages set off on her Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency in Diemelstadt-Rhoden, Germany, her goal was to make a boxed book that formed a unique signature her time and experience there. When not busy with coffee breaks and walks through the surrounding fields, she worked prolifically in Barbara Beisinghoff’s studio for four weeks…. View Article

#FirstFriday: December Exhibitions We Love

Dec 02, 2016

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list. New York Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Workshop and Legacy alongside Stanley William Hayter and Krishna Reddy. Show runs through March 26, 2017. Megan Piotkowski (Art-in-Ed Artist’s Book Grant… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Dahlia Elsayed

Nov 11, 2016

Dahlia Elsayed first came to WSW in 2004 as a Studio Grant resident to work in the printmaking studio. At that time she was painting large scale works with strong, saturated colors and wanted to expand her practice by learning to screen print. “I was really appreciative to be immersed in a small and smart community of women artists,”… View Article

#FirstFriday: November Exhibitions We Love

Nov 04, 2016

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list. New York Zarina Hashmi (Artist’s Book Grant resident ’91) is showing work in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition Workshop and Legacy alongside Stanley William Hayter and Krishna Reddy. Show runs through March 26, 2017. Tatana Kellner (WSW Artistic Director and… View Article

If Trees Could Speak: Meeting Up with Barbara Beisinghoff

Oct 28, 2016

Seven years ago Barbara Beisinghoff visited WSW to make her artist’s book The Angel is My Watermark and since then, she’s opened her studio, Atelierhaus Beisinghoff, to visiting artists and recipients of the Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency. We caught up with her a few years ago in our Alumnae Spotlight; now she’s back with paper, watermarks, and enchanted trees.  Every October,… View Article