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Works on Paper

Meg Lipke, Louise Laplante, Jenny Kemp, Valerie Hammond, Ken Polinskie David Paulson, Maria Cristina Brusca, Sarah Berney, Perrine Simon, Mihail Chemiakin, Jeannie Weissglass, and David Dew Bruner

Paul Chojnowski, Ralph Stout, Madelon Jones, Claudia McNulty, Scott Nelson Foster

September 20, 2012 through October 28, 2012

 Artists have been drawing and painting on paper for thousands of years because of its versatility, texture, and durability. The “Works on Paper” exhibit at Carrie Haddad Gallery will feature 17 artists who utilize a wide array of conventional and unconventional techniques working on and with paper.  The exhibit will be on view from September 20th through October 28th and an opening reception for the artists will be held on Saturday September 22nd from 6 – 8 PM.  All are welcome to attend.

Paper, with every fiber of its being (literally), provides modern civilization with countless uses.   From currency to communication, packaging, cleaning, and in some cultures eating – it’s everywhere!  In the arts, paper is chosen time and again as a medium and material for its texture, as well as its robustness.  After all, it’s thanks to paper that Leonardo da Vinci’s (and many other artist’s) concepts behind his larger works have been preserved for generations of people to see.  And so we celebrate paper and the many ways it can be used. 


Included in the show are paintings, prints and drawings which use paper as its surface featuring the work of Claudia McNulty, David Paulson, Meg Lipke, Madelon Jones, Scott Nelson Foster, Maria Cristina Brusca, Jeannie Weissglass, David Dew Bruner, Mihail Chemiakin and the photography duo Kahn and Selesnick.


Some of the less traditional uses of paper include that of Paul Chojnowski who burns images into the paper itself, drawing with a blowtorch and water. Sarah Berney and Ken Polinskie create images from different colors of paper pulp which are then pressed together.  Jenny Kemp uses paper cut-outs and Valerie Hammond sews beads to the delicate handmade paper.  Both Ralph Stout and Perrine Simon collage layers of paper, while Louise Laplante uses collaged antique paper as the surface for her chalk drawings.  

Artists in this show

Kahn & Selesnick

The Wagon, 2011

Der Fled Mans, 2011

Little Man, 2011


Puppet and Man, 2011


Doppel Puppen, 2011


Claudia McNulty

Bad Dog, 2007

New Food , 2007

David Dew Bruner

Lyme Regis, 2012

Sutherland Project, 2012

David Paulson

Actaeon, 2012

Proteus Resting, 2012

Playground, 2007

Departure (Stolen 7-2014), 2008

Jeannie Weissglass

Wild Seas, 2010


There He Is!, 2008

Tamed, 2010


Jenny Kemp

Graphic Globule, 2011

Brain Terrain, 2011

Ken Polinskie

Pug, 2009

Woodhaven, 2004


Rise, 2012

Blue Morgan, 2007

The Gathering, 2007

Shadow of the South, 2009

The Last Buddy, 2007

Untitled (John Barley Corn), 2009


Buddy II (Leap of Faith), 2007

Birch Bark, 2008-13

Eating Sorrel, 2008

Buddy I, 2006

Louise Laplante

Prices Have Gone Up Again: Rabbits, 2010

Corinne ou L'Italie with One Red Shoe , 2011


The Geometry of the Skies from the Introspection series, 2011

Private Ladies , 2012

Lessons I, II & III, 2012


Madelon Jones

Untitled I, 2011

Kites, 2012

Topograph, 2012

Water Over Stone, 2012

Striation, 2012

Maria Cristina Brusca

Patio de Tango (diptych), 2005

Dreams of a Milanguera (diptych right)

Tango by Moonlight, 2011-2012


Dreams of a Milanguero (diptych left)

Memories of La Rubia

Tanguero Embrace, 2011

When the Boys are Dancing, 2010


Tango at Nightfall, 2011-2012


Compadritos I & II, 2002

Meg Lipke

Floating, 2008

Mihail Chemiakin

The Voyage, 1976

The Harlequin, 1976

Paul Chojnowski

Nocture Pinnacle II, 2012

Chrysler Revisited , 2012

Another for JMW, 2012

Dusk on the Avenue I, 2012


Nocturne: Evening Stroll, 2011

Perrine Simon

L'indiscrète, 2012

Untitled (Pink & Black), 2012

Untitled (Green), 2012

Untitled 2009, 2009

Ete 2009, 2009

Untitled 2005, 2005


Ralph Stout

Untitled Collage No. 4, 1996


Untitled Collage No. 9, 1996


Untitled Collage No. 10, 1996


High Five, 2011


Sarah Berney

Oval and Cross Blue II, 1996

Oval and Cross Blue III, 1996

Oval and Cross Blue I, 1996

Oval and Cross Gray I, 1996

Oval and Cross Gray II, 1996

Oval and Cross Gray III, 1996

Ovals Dark


Ovals Light


Scott Nelson Foster

Sign Pro, 2012

Open Garage, 2010


Saxton Road, 2012


Number 108, 2012

Margarethenhohe , 2012


Entry, 2012

Off Washington Park, 2012


Valerie Hammond

Seance, 2008-2012

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