Posts in Alumnae Spotlight

Alumnae Spotlight: Toby Millman

Apr 09, 2014

In 2011, Artist Book Resident Toby Millman came to WSW to produce Facts on the Ground, a 52-page hardbound book consisting of printed and cut paper maps, oral testimonies, and personal accounts, from and about occupied Palestine. Palestine was the geographic center of Toby’s work for several years after her first trip to the region in 2006. Since… View Article

#FirstFriday: April Exhibitions We Love

Apr 04, 2014

Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows, near and far, that make up our monthly must-see list. Last Call! Closing this Month: Emily Lambert (Studio Intern, ’94) is showing recent painting, totems, and wall-mounted sculptures in the solo show Curio Logic II at Lu Magnus Art Laboratory + Salon, New York City. Hurry–Closing April 13!… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Susan Fateh

Mar 06, 2014

Susan Fateh is a Scottish-Iranian artist whose history with the workshop is long and rich. As an artist alumna, former staff member, and longtime friend, she’s found a way to stay involved with the Workshop since she first started pulling paper here in the 1980s. Now based in Italy and Scotland, Susan has coordinated and designed… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Dani Leventhal

Feb 26, 2014

Dani Leventhal first came to WSW in 1997 as a studio intern and ended up sticking around to start WSW’s now-thriving ceramics program. Ten years later she returned as a resident to produce Skim Milk and Soft Wax, a book that includes a 44-minute video and explores the collision between the narratives of Dani’s Jewish identity… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Barbara Beisinghoff

Feb 19, 2014

Prolific German artist Barbara Beisinghoff came to WSW in 2009 to make The Angel is My Watermark, a book that meditates on Henry Miller’s story of the same name and a 17th century poem by Father Imberdis. The colorful, textural book includes handmade paper, etchings, embossings, silkscreen and elaborate watermarks. Over her 50 year career,… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Tyanna Buie

Feb 05, 2014

In 2012 Tyanna Buie came to WSW from Milwaukee where she teaches screen printing at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Tyanna incorporates photographic imagery, found materials, and painterly monoprint techniques to create large, muti-layered works centering around personal history. During her 2012 residency at WSW she created “Sweet Escape”, a roughtly 16×6 foot “screenprint painting” that acts… View Article