Dreams Over Brooklyn
Linoleum cut – Image Size 11-13/16 x 14-1/4 inches
Artist Proofs: 10
Image Size: 11-13/16″ x 14-1/4″
Paper Size: 15″ x 19-1/8″
Paper: Zerkall Book Smooth Cream, 145 Gsm
Ink: Graphic Oil Base Block Print Black 2202A (Graphic Chemical & Ink Co.)
Printed by the artist on a Charles Brand Etching Press
Karen Whitman was born in New York City and grew up in its suburbs. She discovered etching and lithography at SUNY at Buffalo, where she graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in Printmaking. Following college, Karen lived in Manhattan for 18 years before relocating to Bearsville, a hamlet within the artist colony of Woodstock, NY where in 1995, she discovered the linocut, which has been her professional focus ever since.
Karen also studied at The Art Students League of New York, The School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, and The Woodstock School of Art where she is currently an instructor. She is a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists and Allied Artists of America and has won numerous national awards for her prints, including seven medals of honor. She is listed in Who’s Who in American Art, Who’s Who in America and was also featured in American Artist Magazine and The Journal of The Print World.
Whitman’s prints can be found in the collections of The British Museum in London, The Institute of Fine Arts in Taipei, The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick, NJ, The Portland Art Museum in OR, and the R. W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, LA, among others. New York City collections include The Museum of The City of New York, The New-York Historical Society, The New York Transit Museum and The New York Public Library. Selected prints can be viewed at www.karenwhitman.net.