JANET MARCAVAGE

Born: 1975, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION
2004 M.F.A., Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1997 B.F.A. With Honors, Printmaking, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIP
2017 The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Art Award
2015, 2007 Tacoma Artists Initiative Project Award, City of Tacoma Art Commission
2012, 2009, 2006 Faculty Research Grant, The University of Puget Sound
2012 Work chosen for Special Print Award, Printmakers Hand II
2011 John Lantz Sabbatical Enhancement Award, The University of Puget Sound
2005 Dean’s Faculty Enrichment Award, The University of Puget Sound

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Lineation, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2016 Lines, Main Branch, Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma, WA
2015 Warp and Weft, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Ripple and Unfold, with painter Elise Richman at Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2011 Particles, Zhiguan Gallery, Hankou District in Wuhan, China
2010 Such Fancies, The Gallery at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
2009 Works With Paper, University of WA-Tacoma Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2007 Pin-point, installation at Icebox contemporary art, Tacoma, WA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Try to See it My Way, exhibition of prints dealing with optical phenomena,curated by Travis Janssen, Surplus Gallery at Illinois University in Carbondale
2017 Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Art Award Exhibition, Spaceworks Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2017 Play Matters, National Print Portfolio Exhibition curated by Johanna Paas, Baber Exhibition Room, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
2016-2017 Breaking New Ground, exhibition curated by Andrew Baldwin, School of Art Gallery at Aberystwyth University, Wales, traveling to Swansea Print Workshop, Swansea Wales, and Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, US
2016 Hannaher’s Inc. Print Studio Artist-in-Residence Survey, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2016 New Prints by Print Arts Northwest, 510 Museum, Lake Oswego, OR
2016 Neon, Spaceworks artists, Carpenters Building, Tacoma, WA
2015 Prints by Augen Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 The Printmaker’s Han III, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA
2015 Pigment+Paper: Seattle Print Arts 2015 Exhibition, Bellevue College Art Gallery, Bellevue, WA
2015 Tacoma Arts Pop Up Exhibit, Tacoma Armory, Tacoma, WA
2014 Ink It! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest, Curator Margaret Bullock, Tacoma Art Museum, WA
2013 New Prints 2013/Autumn, International Print Center, NY
2013 Double Dozen, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 Wonder Women, Gallery 218, Milwaukee, WI
2013 The Tabloids (A Portfoldio), Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, WI
2013 New Prints, Visual Arts Center, the University of Texas at Austin
2013 Look Here, temporary space, curated by Victoria Johnson, Tacoma, WA
2012 New Prints 2012/Autumn, International Print Center, NY
2012 New Prints 2012/Summer, International Print Center, NY
2012 The Printmaker’s Hand II, selected by Sam Davidson, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA, special award
2012 Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Art Award, B2 Gallery Tacoma, WA
2012 Tacoma, Naturally, Alley Cat Artists, Ellensberg, WA
2012 Mini Print Annual, Lessedra Gallery, Sophia, Bulgaria
2012 Printmaking and the Mundane, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA
2011-2013 East/West Portfolio, Old Dominion University, UMass Dartmouth, Nicholls State
University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and other locations
2011 Works by Professor Marcavage and University of Puget Sound Printmaking students,
The Experimental Center Gallery, The Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China
2011 Print Arts Northwest 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, and other locations
2011 Patterned Remarks, Kittredge Gallery, The University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2011 Terminus: Marking the Line, exhibition of temporary installations along the Prairie Line Trail, Tollefson Plaza, Tacoma, WA
2011 PS5, printmaking exhibition, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2011 Forces at Play, Runyan Gallery, Newport, OR
2011 Paintings on Glass and Vitreography, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 5th Bienal Internacional de Gravura do Douro 2010, Alijó, Portugal
2010 Regionalism: New Art by North American Printmakers, DIVA, Eugene, OR
2010 Patterned Remarks, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Copy Jam, Art in the Age Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 International Print Project 2010, Prints From New Zealand & the USA, The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation’s Foundation of Art Award, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2009 Qijiang International Print Festival, Qijiang Farmers’ Printmaking Institute Exhibition Hall
2009 Impressions: 16 American Printmakers, The Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China
2009 Los Angeles Printmaking Society 20th National Exhibition, juried by Peter Frank, Senior
Curator of Riverside Art Museum, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009 PAN New Member exhibition, The Washington County Museum, Portland, OR
2009 Self Absorbed, curated by Katie Kresser, Seattle Pacific Art Center, SPU, Seattle
2008 Printmaking Today, Dedalo Center for Contemporary Art, Abruzzo, Italy
2008 New Prints 2008/Autumn, The International Print Center New York, NYC
2008 Perfect with Pixel, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

SELECTED PRINT PORTFOLIOS
2016 Play, curated by Johanna Paas, presented at the Mid-American Print Council Conference
Print Arts Northwest Portfolio, prints by members of PAN housed at the Central Library
Multnomah County, Portland, OR
2013 The Tabloids, a collection of folded prints, curated by Adriane Herman, exhibited as part
of the 2013 Southern Graphics Council International Conferences, Milwaukee, WI
Wonder Woman, in honor of Frances Myers, curated by Amanda Knowles and Lenore
Thomas, exhibited as part of the 2015 and 2013 SGCI Conference, Milwaukee, WI
2011 East/West: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, curated by Brian Kelly, the
University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Ross Janke, Nicholls State University
Printmaking and the Mundane, curated by Joseph Lupo and Janet Marcavage,
exhibited at the 2011 SGCI Conference, Equilibrium, in St. Louis, MO
Puget Sound Printmakers, portfolio with Professors Emeriti Bill Colby and Betty Ragan

PUBLICATIONS/ARTICLES
2017 “And the winners are…Foundation of Art Award winners” at Spaceworks Gallery,
article by Alec Clayton, Weekly Volcano, September 14, 2017
2016 “Brilliant designs:Marcavage explores multiple printmaking techniques at Handforth,”
article by Dave R. Davison, Tacoma Weekly, November 23, 2016
2016 “Janet Marcavage prints at Tacoma Library:Intelligent design at Handforth,” article
by Alec Clayton, Weekly Volcano, December 9, 2016
2014 “Two UPS Art Professors Dazzle the Eye with 2D Works at Kittredge,” article by
Dave R. Davison, Tacoma Weekly, October 29, 2014
2014 “Tacoma Art Museum corrals inventive energy of contemporary Northwest print artists,”
by Rosemary Ponnekanti, The News Tribune, June 27, 2014 (illustration)
2014 “INK THIS! – Celebrating Northwest printmakig at Tacoma Art Museum,” by Alec Clayton, NorthwestMilitary.com, May 28, 2014 (illustration)
2013 “Simple Equation, Powerful Ideas: Art+Sci in Tacoma,” work noted in article about the Art
and Science symposium, by Rachel Moreshead, Post-Defiance, blog, April 16, 2013
2012 “Clouds on Broadway,” article by Alec Clayton, Weekly Volcano, Aug., 30, 2012
2012 “Spaceworks’ artists breathing new life into empty Tacoma storefronts,” artwork shown
in news feature, Amy Moreno, King 5 News, Aug. 29, 2012
2012 “Clouds of Art in Tacoma’s new Woolworth Windows installation,” article by Rosemary
Ponnekanti, Tacoma News Tribune, Aug. 14, 2012
2012″ Decorative Ephemera: New Installations at Woolworth Windows,” article by Dave R.
Davison, Tacoma Weekly, July 25, 2012
2011″ Free Arts Month: Patterns, prints and paint at Kittredge,” article by Rosemary
Ponnekanti, Tacoma News Tribune, Jan. 19, 2011
2011″ Art Dept. Faculty Show and Tell at UPS,” article by Matt Nagle, Tacoma Weekly, Aug. 25
2010 Printmakers Today, book by Jeffrey Snyder, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Arizona State University Print Collection, Tempe, AZ
ArtsWA Percent for Art, Maier Hall, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA
King County Public Art Collection, Portable Works, Seattle, WA
Multnomah County Portable Works Collection, Portland, OR
John Wilson Special Collection, Central Library, Multnomah County, OR
The University of Puget Sound Print Collection, Tacoma, WA
The Dedalo Center for Contemporary Art, Abruzzo, Italy
The Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Print Collection, Philadelphia, PA
The Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
The University of Wales Print Collection, Aberystwyth, Wales
The Wisconsin Union Directorate, Madison, WI
The University of WI-Madison Kohler Library Books Arts Collection, Madison, WI
The Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers
University, New Brunswick, NJ
The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

SELECTED PANELS, LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
2016 Printmaking and Picasso’s Innovations, lecture, Learning is Forever Continuing Education Group, Pacific Lutheran University, WA
2016 Representing AIDS in student prints, co-presenter with student Ally Hembree, Collins Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2015 Remarks: Betty Ragan Retrospective, gallery talk with Becky Frehse and Mac Ragan, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2015 Activism and Printmaking, Third Thursday Printmaking Workshop with students, in conjunction with Art AIDS America exhibition, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2015 Warp and Weft, public artist talk, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Artist Talk for TAM museum patrons, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Unfold, gallery talk, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2014 Brandywine Workshop Prints, gallery talk in conjunction with Race and Pedagogy Conference, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2013 Molecular Portraits, Art/Science Salon, Pecha Kucha presentation, Tacoma Art Museum Trace and Texture Monotypes, Workshop, Arcadia Montessori, Tacoma, WA
2012 Parallel Lines: Visual Language in Printmaking, Daedalus Society lecture, The University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
2012 Polyester Plate Printmaking, full day workshop in conjunction with At Home: American
2012 Prints exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2012 Art Exchange, presentation of new work, College Art Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
2017 Award Juror, Puget Sound Book Artists 7th Annual Exhibition
2007-2016 Career and Technical Education, Advisory Committee, Arts and Communication Pathway, Tacoma Public Schools
2010-2017 Tacoma Wayzgoose, polyester plate, relief and screenprinting with the public alongside UPS students at Kings Books
2015 Activism and Printmaking, Third Thursday Printmaking Workshop with Puget Sound students, in conjunction with Art AIDS America exhibition, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2012 Juror, Human Experience Print Exhibition, The Gallery at Pacific Lutheran University
2008-2010 Southern Graphics Council/College Art Association Liaison Committee, member

EMPLOYMENT
2004-present Professor of Art, Printmaking, The University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA,