Contemporary Print Series
Established in 1998, the Contemporary Print Series (formerly the Collectors’ Circle Print Program) highlights outstanding artists and encourages interest in contemporary art by commissioning a new print every year.
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2019 Print by Artist Susan Scafati
🌳 🏢 🔷 🔸 🔺, 2019
Archival Pigment Print
22 x 17 ½ inches
Edition of 80, with 7 AP
Susan Scafati is an American conceptual artist who explores the ways in which individual versus collective identities and personal versus cultural mythologies are constructed. She explores the iconography and materiality that contribute to the way meaning is organized and its impact on human experience. Scafati works across multiple mediums. She is known for large-scale art installations, and her artwork has been exhibited in museums and galleries. Recent major commissions include a 111-foot installation featured at the Texas Cultural Trust’s Texas Medal of Arts Awards; a 4-story installation featured at the Facebook oﬃce; and a 2-story installation in the Austin Central Library windows.
Exhibitions include Unframed First Look at Sean Kelly Gallery, NY (curated by Cindy Sherman, Adam Fuss, and Jack Pierce); The Photo Review at Sol Mednick Gallery, PA (curated by Museum of Modern Art/MOMA Curator Sarah Meister); t e x t s c a p e at Co-Lab Projects’ DEMO Gallery; and as the Modern Voice Artist for Goya: Mad Reason at The Blanton Museum of Art (curated by Douglas Cushing). Group exhibitions with collective Lakes Were Rivers include Strange Pilgrims at The Contemporary Austin and Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive at the Harry Ransom Center.
2018 Print by Artist Sterling Allen
Digital print and serigraph on paper
24 x 18 inches
Edition of 80, with 7 AP
Sterling Allen holds a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in Sculpture from the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard College. He is a co-founder and co-director of Okay Mountain, an artist collective and former gallery based in Austin. As a solo artist and in collaboration with the group, he has exhibited, organized, and completed projects at venues throughout the United States and received several residencies including the Artpace International Artist-In-Residence Program in San Antonio. He has exhibited at numerous venues including the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, and VOLTA NY. He has been twice nominated for an Art Matters Grant and was recently awarded a Rauschenberg Foundation Residency. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art. Sterling currently lives and works in Austin and is an Assistant Professor at Texas State University.
2017 Print by Artist Deborah Roberts
Folding the Black into the red, 2017
Digital print of mixed media on paper
20 x 16 inches
Edition of 90, with 10 AP
Deborah Roberts is from Austin, Texas, where she continues to live and work. Roberts’s work combines found photographs, painting, and drawing to examine issues of beauty, race, vulnerability, and self-image. Roberts earned her MFA as a Syracuse University Research Fellow at Syracuse University and was a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2016. Her work has been featured in Fictions at the Studio Museum of Harlem; in in-gé-nue, her first solo exhibition at Fort Gansevoort in New York; in a solo booth at UNTITLED Miami Beach with Fort Gansevoort; and at a mid-career survey of her work, Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi, at the Spelman College Museum of Art. Deborah Roberts is represented by Fort Gansevoort, New York.
2016 Print by Artist Mark Mothersbaugh
Six-sided Keyboard #20: Texas May Be On The Bottom, But Its Still Tops With Me!
Epson print, printed 2016
24 x 19 1/8 inches
Edition of 100
Mark Mothersbaugh (American, born 1950 in Akron, Ohio) studied printmaking at Kent State University. A creative Olympian with little respect for the rules of the game, Mothersbaugh expresses his unique worldview in whatever medium best serves his purpose: as co-founder of the avant-garde art project/rock band DEVO, composer of scores for film and television, illustrator of 30,000-plus postcards, mutant portraitist, and maker of musical machines. He lives and works in Los Angeles.