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Reproductions in Print

Exhibition Catalog, Forward Press, 21st Century Printmaking, Katzen Museum, Washington, D.C., 2019

Exhibition Catalog, IMPACT, Santander, Spain, 2018

Exhibition Catalog, Enter Into Art, Cologne, Nassuau, & Diez, Germany, 2017

Exhibition Catalog, 8th International Printmaking Biennial, Douro Museum, Douro, Portugal

Exhibition Catalog, Statements on Nature, A Survey of Printmaking Today, Schaefer International Gallery, Kahului, HI, 2016

Exhibition Catalog, Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK, 2015

Journal, “Studio Visit,” Open Studio Press, 2014

Exhibition Catalog, Dogwood Arts Festival, Emporium Center for the Arts, Knoxville, TN, 2013

Book, Print Summit: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Matthew Egan, Michael Ehlbeck, and Heather Muise, 2010

Exhibition Catalog, Beyond Printmaking, Landmark Arts, Lubbock, TX, 2007

Exhibition Catalog, Paper in Particular, Brown Hall Art Center, Columbia College, Columbia, MO, 2002

Exhibition Catalog, 38th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2003

MFA; printmaking - Arizona State University

BFA; studio art

BA; spanish - Florida State University 

 

Trophic Cascade, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC SOLO

Paper Boats, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy

Drawn to Paper, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY

IMPRINT III, VAM Gallery, Austin, TX

Art Fields, Lake City, SC– online due to Covid

Fresh, Artspace Gallery, Raleigh, NC – online due to Covid

Works on Paper Exhibition, The In Art Gallery, Collinsville, IL – online due to Covid

Forward Press, 21st Century Printmaking, Katzen Museum, Washington D.C., SMALL GROUP

 Department of Art Biennial Exhibition, Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

 92nd International Competition, Philadelphia Print Center, Philadelpia, PA

International Artist’s Books Exhibition, Bibliotéca Central de Cantabría, Santander, Spain

Faculty Mentor/Alumni Exhibition, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Lost Blooms - Donald H. Lindgren Gallery, George Fox University, Newberg, OR, SOLO

Murmuration – Social Sciences Atrium, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, SOLO

Lost Blooms – Printmaking Showcase Gallery, University of Tennesee, Knoxville, TN, SOLO

Ink & Imagery, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC, SMALL GROUP

New River Art Biennial, Floyd Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA

Atlanta Print Biennial, Kai Lin Gallery, Atlanta, GA

25th National Small Print Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, WI

Enter into Art, Cologne, Nassuau, & Diez, Germany

Statements on Nature, A Survey of Printmaking Today, Schaefer International Gallery,

Kahului, HI, SMALL GROUP

8th International Printmaking Biennial, Museo do Douro, Peso da Régua, Portugal

Hawaii National Parks 2016 Centennial, Juried Exhibition, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului, HI

Winter Show, Greenhill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC

Books! Books! Books!, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Unfolding, Holding A Course, Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University, Chico, CA

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK; Blowing Rock Museum of Art and History, Blowing Rock,

NC; University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menominie, WI; University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Department of Art Biennial Exhibition, Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Unchecked – Artspace, Richmond, VA, SOLO

Delta Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Jonesboro, AK

2nd Global Print Exhibition, Alijó, Portugal

Breach, Looking Glass Gallery, Boone, NC

Advance – Pioneer Bluffs Gallery, Matfield Green, KS, SOLO

Beyond Their Borders – Nature Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC,  SOLO

Imprint – Greenhill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC, SMALL GROUP

Printwork, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA

Behind the Scenes, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Department of Art Biennial Exhibition, Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Unintended Consequences – Cocheneur Gallery, Georgetown, KY SOLO

87th Annual Competition, Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

Dogwood Regional Fine Arts Exhibit, Dogwood Arts Festival Gay Street Gallery, Knoxville, TN

8 Hour Projects Performativity, The Bowman Penelec Megahan Art Galleries of Allegheny College,

Meadville, PA

Outbreak Populations – Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN, SOLO

Beyond Their Natural Range – Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC, SOLO

Arrowmont Instructor Exhibition, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Gatlinburg, TN

Il Libro: Art of the Handmade Book, Barton Art Galleries, Wilson, NC

Ink/Clay, Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC, SMALL GROUP

Tectonics, Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Print Summit: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC

Imprint, Georegtown Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Georgetown, KY

Department of Art Biennial Exhibition, Smith Gallery & Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Dogwood Regional Fine Arts Exhibit, Dogwood Arts Festival Gay Street Gallery Site, Knoxville, TN

Arrowmont 2010 Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Craft Fine Art Gallery, Gatlinburg, TN

Infectious – Lewis Art Gallery at Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, SOLO

Pernicious, Concordia Gallery, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN, SOLO

The Home Show – University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA, SMALL GROUP

Black Flag on the Moon, Manatee Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Bradenton, FL

Halpert Biennial, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Penland 2009 Instructor Exhibition, Penland School of Craft Fine Art Gallery, Penland, NC

Pathogenesis, Pi Gallery, Kansas City, MO SOLO

Department of Art Biennial Exhibition, Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Printed: Contemporary Prints and Books by North Carolina Artists, Green Hill Center for North

Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC

Accessibility 2007, Sustainability -  Patriot Hall, Sumter, SC, SMALL GROUP

Virulence Theory – Close Quarters Gallery, Columbus, OH SOLO

Red Herring, Philadelphia Center for the Book, Philadelphia, PA; Center for the Book Arts, New York, NY;

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Prints! Pow! Wow! A Conversation in Print – Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Pressing Matters in Printmaking - Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC

New work – Town Hall Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, SMALL GROUP

Satans Hook, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

National Small Print Exhibition, Gallery 1905, Sycamore, Il

Soap Box Prints, For a Cleaner Environment, Traveling exhibition organized by the American Print Alliance

Down from the Mountain – Caldwell Arts Council; Lenoir, NC, DUO

Virulence Theory - Recitation Hall Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE SOLO

Process and Print - Fine Arts Gallery, Mt. St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, MD SOLO

Maritime and Atlantic Printmakers Society 1st International Printmaking Biennial – Anna Leonowens

Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wrinkle - A National Portfolio of Prints, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY

The Illusory Panorama, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Annual Faculty Show, University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Bound/Unbound: The Dialogue Between Printmaking & The Art of the Book, Free Library of

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Paper in Particular, Brown Hall Art Center, Columbia College, Columbia, MO

Janet Turner National Print Competition, Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University, Chico, CA

Stories of Women In Print, Studio Gallery, Texas Tech University

Retrospect - 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Fl,  DUO

The Nature of Paper, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Wrinkle – A National Portfolio of Prints,  Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC.

The Political Figure, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

Discard-able/Collect-able: The Life-cycle of Ephemera - Ewing Gallery; University of Tennessee,

Knoxville, TN, SMALL GROUP

Diphyllobothrium latum - Fine Art Gallery; Manatee Community College, Bradenton, FL SOLO

Off the Wall: Rethinking the Print - New Art Center; Newton, MA,  SMALL GROUP

Diphyllobothrium latum - Fine Art Gallery; Belmont University; Nashville, TN SOLO

Exchanges, Concordia University St. Paul, St. Paul; MN

38th Annual Faculty Show, University Gallery; University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl

Slop Art Supermarket, Virtual and Print Catalogue

Memorial Portfolio, Traveling show organized by the American Print Alliance

Two Countries Separated by a Common Language, Boston University, Boston, MA

Spring International Invitational Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

15th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin

Parkside; Kenosha, Wisconsin

The Altar Show, The ArtStore; Gainesville, FL

37th Annual Faculty Show, University Gallery; University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl

Janet Turner 4th National Print Competition and Exhibition, Janet Turner Print Gallery, Chico, California

Paper in Particular, Brown Hall Art Center; Columbia College, Columbia, MO

Winterfest IV, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

International Photography and Digital Image Biennial, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC

Florida Printmakers Society Exhibition, Venice Art Center, Venice, Fl

Delta Small Prints Exhibition, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

36th Annual Faculty Show, Virtual gallery space on website and compact disc, Gainesville, FL

Alagarta, Oak Hall Gallery, Gainesville, FL

Hermanamientos, Galería A.P. Facultad de la Universidad Veracruzana; Vera Cruz, Mexico

Two Class Portfolios, Arizona State University School of Art; Tempe, AZ

Printmaking at Arizona State University, Step Gallery; Tempe, AZ

Women Printmakers at ASU, Arizona State University School of Art, Tempe, AZ

Multiple Perspectives, Esther Allen Greer Museum of Fine Arts, Rio Grande, OH

National Competitive Print and Drawing Show, Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame, MD

 

 

Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

Balsam Mountain Preserve Residency, Balsam, NC

Penland Winter Residency, Penland, NC

Matfield Outpost, Matfield Green, KS

Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

Canserrat, El Bruc, Spain

Accessibility 2007- Sustainability, Patriot Hall, Sumter, SC

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 

Fellowship, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA - Funded

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Semi-Finalist – 92nd Annual Competition, Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

Honorary Member of the Council Award, Southern Graphics Council International

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Finalist - 87th Annual Competition, Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

College of Fine and Applied Arts Outstanding Scholarship/Creative Activity Award, Boone, NC

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Shared Learning Objectives Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Fellowship, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA - Funded

Undergraduate Research Assistantship Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Juror's award: technical merit: Imprint, Jurors: Darrell Kincer and Dan Graham, Georgetown, KY

Juror’s award: Second Place, Dogwood Regional Fine Arts Exhibit, Juror: Ruth Grover, Knoxville, TN

University Research Council Grant, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Juror's award: Beyond Printmaking, Juror: Anita Jung

Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 

Artist Talk, Sweet Briar College, Amherst, VA

Artist Talk, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

Gallery Talk, Katzen Museum, American University, Washington, DC

Artist Talk, Balsam Mountain Preserve, Balsam, NC

Workshop: Singular Prints and Alternative Presentations, Penland, NC

Artist Talk, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Panelist: The Authority of the Book, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Pecha Kucha, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Artist Talk, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Lunch & Learn, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NCBook-o-Rama: Book Basics and the Artist’s Book workshop, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,  Gatlinburg, TN

Monotype Madness workshop, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Artist Talk, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Chemistry and Content workshop, Penland, NC

Artist Talk,  Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Lunch & Learn, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

Artist Talk, Sustainability, Patriot Hall, Sumter, SC

Visiting Artist Lecture,  Mt. St. Marys University, Emmitsburg, MD

Panelist; When is a print a print – or not?, Mid-America Print Council Conference, Athens, OH

Workshop: Monotype Madness, Penland, NC

Panelist: Southern Graphics Council annual panel, College Art Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

Panelist: Alternative Media at Southern Graphics Council Conference, Rutgers University

Artist Talk, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Artist Talk, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida

Slide Slam, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Workshop: Photo-intaglio using photopolymer film and Post Paper treatments at Southern Graphics Council Conference, Tempe, AZ

 

Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville, NC

Balsam Mountain Preserve, Balsam, NC

Special Collections Library, Rare Books, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Esther Allen Greer Museum of Fine Arts, Rio Grande, OH

Special Collections Library, Rare Books, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

“Reflections on Color and Printmaking – April Flanders”. www.reflectionsoncolor.com, December 5, 2020

“At the A.U. Museum, these 10 Printmakers are tearing up the rule book”, Washington Post, Mark Jenkins, May 2, 2019.

“Forward Press, at the American University Museum, Explores All Manner of Printmaking”, Washington City Paper, Stephanie Rudig, June 20, 2019.

“The Art of Science at AMOS”, The 828, Ken Ulmer, April 12, 2018.

 “AMOS Receives Art Donation”, Asheville Grit, Jason Sandford, April 15, 2018.

“Blue Spiral Brings Art to the Community”, The Laurel of Asheville, Natasha Anderson, December 31, 2017.

“3D Printmaking on Display at the gallery at Greenhill”, WFMY News Interview, WFMY staff, January 30, 2014.

“Invasive species engulf our state”, News and Record, Tom Kirby-Smith, March 4, 2014.

“Invasives lure printmaker” North Raleigh News, Sarah Barr, April 30, 2014.

“Sustainability: Accessibility 2007 reflects current environmental concerns” Sumter Life, Ivy Moore, Oct 21, 2007.