News Paper
Ink on newsprint
2015
76cm x 30cm

Lisa Bulawsky

Lisa Bulawsky (b. 1962, California, USA) studied BA Fine Art, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA (1989); Graduate certificate, Fine Art, University of California, USA and MFA Printmaking (Hons), University of Kansas, USA. Selected exhibitions include: Pull, Frankie G. Weems Gallery, Meredith College, North Carolina (2016); Printmaking in St. Louis Now, Sheldon Art Galleries, curated by Olivia Lahs-Gonzalez (2016) and Impress(ed), Alfred Berkovitz Gallery, University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan (2014). Recent solo exhibitions include: A Clearing of Measures, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, USA (2015) and The Accident, Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco State University, California (2014). Prizes include: Jurors’ Award, Printwork (2012) Nicholas Chambers, Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Andy Warhol Museum and Jurors’ Award, The Fifth Minnesota National Print Biennial (2006). Lives and works in [TBC]

Through discrete works on paper, installation, and ephemeral projects in the public sphere, Bulawsky explores the relationship between the individual and the larger social body. At the heart of this research is an inquiry into the parity between personal and global narratives and a conviction that these run alongside each other in grooves that are equal in depth and significance. 

The artist says, “My recent work deals with the reciprocal influence of history and memory. I approach this through my experience and knowledge as a printmaker. My current project uses the printed mark as a metaphor for history that is marked by ruptures and continuities of time. I am curating accumulated marks created by the happy accidents of printmaking on sheets of newsprint backing paper, and juxtaposing them with other accidental marks and images, including iconic photos of world events.”

 

You can see Lisa Bulakawski's work at Northern Print


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