Surfacing: Jessica Meuninck-Ganger & Nathaniel Stern

February 3, 2013 - March 24, 2013

Surfacing: Jessica Meuninck-Ganger & Nathaniel Stern
Feburary 9, 10 am-4 pm: The artists will complete an installation in the front porch during our Third Annual Winter Carnival.
View a slideshow of the work here.

Im-mediate-detail

Jessica Meuninck-Ganger and Nathaniel Stern show the most recent fruits of their collaboration in conjunction with Print:MKE, the SGC International Print Conference. In addition to works that fuse printmaking and video, they will be showing a three dimensional work related to the screen-based work, and will be creating a new installation in the porch windows at Lynden that continues their exploration of surfaces, layers, membranes, matrices and the physical relationship between viewer and object. Also on view: prints from the Bradley Family Foundation collection.

Read Art City's review of the exhibition here.

About the Artists
Jessica Meuninck-Ganger’s prints, artist’s books and large-scale mixed media works have been exhibited in museums and both experimental and commercial galleries near her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, nationally and internationally. Her works on paper and books are included in several private and public collections, including the Weisman Museum of Art, the Target Corporation, and the Special Collections at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. She has received residencies and fellowships all over the world, and has provided printmaking and book arts workshops, courses, and programs in North America, South Korea, and South Africa. Meuninck-Ganger received her MFA in Studio Arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2004 and currently heads the Print and Narrative Forms area and is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Nathaniel Stern is an experimental installation and video artist, Internet artist, printmaker and writer. He has produced and collaborated on projects ranging from interactive and immersive environments, mixed reality art and online interventions, to digital and traditional printmaking, latex and concrete sculpture--often with kinetic parts. He has had solo exhibitions at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johnson Museum of Art, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Furtherfield Gallery, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and several commercial and experimental galleries throughout the US, South Africa and Europe. His work has been featured in the New York Daily News, PBS.org, Time.com, BBC Radio 4, Wired.com, the Washington Post, CNET, the Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Guardian and Guardian UK, the Sunday Independent, the Daily Mail, Scientific American, Forbes.com, The Huffington Post, NY Arts Magazine, Mashable.com, the Leonardo Journal of Art, Science and Technology, and We Make Money Not Art. Stern holds a design degree from Cornell University, a studio art master’s degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program (NYU), and received his PhD from Trinity College Dublin. He is an associate professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Jessica Meuninck-Ganger and Nathaniel Stern’s collaborative print and video work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions at commercial and experimental galleries and public museums across Africa, Europe and the Americas. It has been featured in Richard Noyce’s book, Printmaking Beyond the Edge, the Mail and Guardian, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sunday Times, Art South Africa magazine, Rhizome.org, and several contemporary arts web sites and blogs.


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