South GalleryABOUT THE COMPETITION Since 2001, the University Galleries at William Paterson University has organized a juried printmaking exhibition featuring traditional and digital print media and book art. One artist will be selected to have a future solo exhibition at the University Galleries. ABOUT THE JUROR Ruth Lingen lives and works in New York City, where she has established a distinguished twenty-five year career as a master printer and book artist. Lingen has collaborated with over 70 celebrated artists and writers, including Jim Dine, Kiki Smith, Leonardo Drew, Shepard Fairey, Robert Ryman, Mary Heilmann, Jessica Stockholder, Jane Hammond, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Creeley and Matthew Day Jackson. She was the founding director of Pace Paper (a Brooklyn papermaking facility for Pace Prints) from 2008 through 2018, and continues to consult on special projects for Pace Prints, as well as direct Line Press Limited, a workshop in Brooklyn devoted to artist books and small-scale print editions. She has received lifetime achievement awards in both papermaking and the book arts. Her personal practice is based in language, sometimes combined with a historical twist, and employs hand-set type and letterpress, often combined with lithography and handmade paper. Her work can be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Getty, the Brooklyn Museum, the Walker Museum, as well as over 35 libraries, including the New York Public Library and the Harvard University Library.
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