Cynthia Back, Jurassic Coast #1, 2-block reduction woodcut, 28 1/2″ x 27 1/2″, 2017

Cynthia Back

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Cynthia Back is a printmaker and painter who has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, D.C. in 2017 and 2016, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA in 2015, Pennswood Art Gallery, Newtown, PA in 2014, Galerie Pascal, Suchitoto, El Salvador in 2012, the Fireside Gallery, Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon, PA, in 2011 and at Abington Art Center, Abington, PA in 2010.
Ms. Back is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including grants from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation in 2009 and 2005, Puffin Foundation in 2003, Pollock-Krasner Foundation in 1996; residencies to The Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, Norway in 2016, Women’s Studio Workshop in 2014, Blue Mountain Center in 2013, Acadia National Park in 2009; and fellowships to The Ballinglen Arts Foundation Ltd., Co. Mayo, Ireland in 1997 and 1999, Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain in 2000, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in 2000, The Cill Rialaig Project, Co. Kerry, Ireland in 1999, and The MacDowell Colony in 1994. Her work is included in numerous private and corporate collections, including The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., the New York Public Library, the Newark Public Library, Newark, New Jersey, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and The New-York Historical Society.

Kathryn Maxwell‘s recent installations, 3-dimensional graphic works, and prints, examine points of intersection of science, spirituality and art, as they help define our understanding of what it means to be human and our relationship to the universe. Her works have been exhibited throughout the U.S as well as numerous other countries, most recently, China. Venues include Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland; Denver Art Museum; Detroit Institute of Art; and the Indianapolis Art Center. She has been awarded artist residencies in China, Greece, Scotland, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Maxwell received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and BA from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.She currently resides in Tempe, AZ where she is a Professor in the School of Art at Arizona State University.
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