Virtual E/AB: Kayrock Screenprinting
However disappointing, the cancellation of this year’s Editions/Artists’ Books Fair may seem trivial in the broader context of the genuine tragedies caused by superstorm Sandy. But the cancellation represents a tremendous loss for the fair’s exhibitors, who work toward this event all year, and may depend on its success. Printeresting has offered E/AB participants an online platform to showcase new editions. We can’t make up for the loss of the fair, but we hope that our readers will appreciate these great projects (and that you might consider supporting these publishers during a difficult time).
Editions from KAYROCK SCREENPRINTING in Brooklyn, NY:
Silent World, 2012 screenprint by Benjamin Degen, edition of 25, 30×22 inches
Benjamin Degen works in painting, drawing and sculpture. His artworks are an interplay between elements and conventions of Western and Eastern classical aesthetic traditions as well as American folk art, abstract painting and typography. Degen has had solo exhibitions at Guild and Greyshkul Gallery and Museum 52 in New York City as well as Kantor Feuer Gallery in Los Angeles, California and Medium Gallery in St. Barthelemy, French West Indies. His has participated in group shows nationally and internationally. His artworks are included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, and The Collezione Maramotti. Degen was born in Brooklyn, NY. He received his BFA from The Cooper Union in 1998. He lives and works in New York City.
Last To Lay It Down, 2012 screenprint by Dean Monogenis, edition of 25
Dean Monogenis (b. 1973, New York City, active Brooklyn, NY) was awarded the residency at CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, 2012; Visiting Artist at Anderson Ranch Editions, Snowmass, Colorado in 2010; the Fountainhead Residency, Miami in 2010; and was the Dyson Artist in Residence at Pace University in 2008. His works have been exhibited at Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles; Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece; The Morgan Lehman Gallery and Stux Gallery, New York; as well as The Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.; Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York; and Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Monogenis’ work has been featured in the Huffington Post, the New Yorker, The Brooklyn Rail, Vogue Italy and Greece; New American Painting and IdN Magazine. He received his BFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Sweet and Lovely, 2012 screenprint by Kristen Schiele, edition of 25, 30×22 inches
Kristen Schiele creates work in painting, scenic installations and collage. The works are inspired by stage sets, cinema, folklore, allegory, kitsch, and story telling that is psychologically dramatic and playful.
Schiele has lived and worked in both the Untied States and in Germany. She received a BFA from Indiana University and an MFA from American University and studied at the Hochschule der Kunste in Berlin, Germany. Exhibitions include a solo show at Freight and Volume Gallery in New York City, the Soap Factory in Minneapolis, Curators Without Borders Gallery in Berlin. Schiele has also exhibited in group shows at Cheim and Read in New York, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) in Oregon, the Torrence Art Museum in Los Angeles, the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington D.C., among others.
Everything We Know Is Gonna Go, 2012 screenprint by Brady Dollarhide, edition of 25, 30×22 inches
Brady Dollarhide was born in Stillwater Oklahoma in 1974. He received a BFA at Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. He also participated in the New York Studio Program (AICAD). His work has been exhibited in New York, Tokyo and Chicago. and has been included in shows at The Brooklyn Museum and The Carpenter Center at Harvard University. His work has been reviewed by The New York Times, Art and Antiques, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, and The Providence Phoenix. He Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
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