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Thursday, January 28, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Bruce Experiences: A Virtual Conversation about Emily Mason’s Printmaking  Bruce Experiences: A Virtual Conversation about Emily Mason’s Printmaking

Emily Mason, Untitled, 1985 MONOTYPE ON PAPER INV. NO. TAM-07-CTP

Bruce Experiences: A Virtual Conversation about Emily Mason’s Printmaking

Please join the museum for a conversation about Emily Mason’s printmaking with Steven Rose,Director of the Emily Mason and Alice Trumbull Mason Foundation, and master printmakers Janis Stemmermann and Lisa Mackie. The panel will be moderated by “She Sweeps with Many-Colored Brooms”: The Paintings and Prints of Emily Mason co-curator and The Susan E. Lynch Executive Director Robert Wolterstorff


Steven Rose is an multi-media artist and the Executive Director of the Emily Mason and Alice Trumbull Mason Foundation, living and working in Jackson Heights, NY and Newfane, VT. Rose was graduated from Hunter College MFA Studio Arts where he first met Mason. He began working as her studio manager in 2010. Since, Rose has overseen the production of nearly thirty exhibitions of Mason and her mother's (Alice Trumbull Mason) artworks, as well as the production and publication of a documentary on Emily Mason and two artist monographs.​

Lisa Mackie works in mixed media prints, paintings, original books, video and installation. She received a MFA, University of Wisconsin, and a BFA, University of Michigan. Her visiting professorships include NYU, Cooper Union, FIT. She currently teaches in New York at York College and Queens College. She is a master printer and proprietor of Lisa H. Mackie Studios, NYC.

She has exhibited with Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, Brattleboro, Vt; June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY; Dan Welden Studio/Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY; Inky Editions, Hudson, NY; Kosa Gallery Arts Walk, Hudson, NY; City University New York, Jamaica, NY; Community School of Music and Art, Ithaca, NY; Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ; Dowling College, Oakdale, NY; Gallery 22/21, New Delhi, India; Sound Shore Gallery, Stamford, CT; Chemical Bank, Sheridan Square, New York; and many others.

Her work is in numerous collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Yale University Art Gallery, the Hunterdon Museum of Art, New Jersey, and the Botswana Museum and Art Gallery in Gaborone. Lisa is represented by June Kelly Gallery, NYC. Visit Lisa at www.lisamackie.net and Junekellygallery.com, Enjoy a video - Lisa Mackie, Earth/River on Vimeo.com

Janis Stemmermann is a sculptor, collaborative printmaker, and textile designer.

Born in Neptune, NJ 1963 and raised in New Hampshire. Received a BFA in sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1986.  Attended the Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art New York Studio Program in 1985. Awarded artist residency fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Tyrone Guthrie Center in Ireland and is a recipient of Pollock Krasner artist grant.

Janis is the Creative Director and master printmaker in a Brooklyn-based project space called Russell Janis. There she collaborates on multi-medium projects with various artists. Her personal studio practice takes a craft-based approach, incorporating ceramics, printmaking and textiles, while drawing inspiration from themes of the domestic and landscape.

Stemmermann has been based in Brooklyn, NY since 1988 and currently divides her time between Brooklyn, NY and Sharon, CT. 

Website: janisstemmermann.com

Bruce Experiences is generously sponsored by Bank of America.  

Advanced reservations are required.  


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