Parkside National Print Exhibition
Fine Arts Gallery | May 4-Oct 2, 2021
2021 marks the 27th presentation of the Parkside National Print Exhibition and over thirty years since the first show opened at UW-Parkside. For three decades, the PNPE has shown some of the finest examples of original prints from artists nationwide, and it is one of the longest-running competitive print exhibitions in the Midwest.
The exhibition was founded at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 1987 by printmaking professor Doug DeVinny. This tradition continues in the Fine Arts Gallery of the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities at UW-Parkside.
Lisa Marie Barber
L J Douglas
Jayne Reid Jackson
Ellen Shattuck Pierce
One $500 Best in Show award will be selected by the juror and announced at the reception.
About The Juror
Professor of Art | Associate Dean of Arts
University of Wisconsin-Madison
John Hitchcock is an Artist, Professor of Art and Associate Dean of Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Hitchcock has served as Faculty Director of The Studio Learning Community and Art Department Graduate Chair. He is an award-winning artist who uses the print medium to explore relationships of community, land, and culture. He has taught printmaking at UW-Madison since 2001. Prior to that he was at the University of Minnesota, Morris. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas Tech University.
Hitchcock has been the recipient of The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artistic Innovation and Collaboration grant, New York; Jerome Foundation Grant, Minnesota; the Creative Arts Award, Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts and the Kellett Mid-Career Award at the University of Wisconsin.
Hitchcock’s artwork has been exhibited at numerous venues including the International Print Center New York, New York; Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; The Rauschenberg Project Space, New York, New York; “Air, Land, Seed” on the occasion of the Venice Biennale 54th International Art at the University of Ca' Foscari, Venice, Italy; “Envisioning The Plains”. Solo exhibition includes the American Culture Center in Shanghai, Shanghai, China; Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon; Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana; Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; American Indian Community House Gallery, New York, New York; North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota.
View Hitchcock’s artwork at: www.hybridpress.net
Header Image: Dancing Crown, Harris Wiltsher | Background Image: John Hitchcock, juror