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Past Exhibits


Chandler Gallery

Here/There: Works by Wendy Prellwitz

September 18 to October 21, 2016

Opening Reception & Spirit Awards Event
for Honorees Wendy Prellwitz & Joe Moore:

Sunday September 18, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Reception and Artist's Talk:
Thursday September 29, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

More information at Maud Morgan Arts, Chandler Gallery...

Chandler Gallery
Maud Morgan Arts
20 Sacramento Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6287

Gallery hours: Monday through Friday 10 AM - 5 PM
Open by appointment with Wendy on Saturdays.

Sun Path #1
Monotype, 29 1/2" x 22", 2016

Moon Rise
Monotype, 29 1/2" x 22", 2016


Bromfield Colleagues and Friends Celebrate
The Life and Exceptional Art of
ROB REEPS

March 2-27, 2016

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, March 4, 6 to 8:30 pm

Bromfield Gallery
450 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA

Directions and more information...


First Light
Monotype
29 1/2" x 22"
2015


A memorial gathering of friends and Bromfield
colleagues to celebrate the life and exceptional
art of Rob Reeps.

Robert Baart
Pennie Brantley
Maria Coppola
Jemison Faust
Petri Flint
Tom Hall
Erica Licea-Kane
Robert Morgan
Wendy Prellwitz
Rob Reeps

Vernon Street Studios will be participating in
SOMERVILLE OPEN STUDIOS

Saturday and Sunday
May 2-3, 2015
noon to 6 pm

SNEAK PEEK RECEPTION
Friday May 1, 2015, 6 to 8 pm

20 Vernon Street
Somerville, MA

More information about
Somerville Open Studios...

Directions and more information
about Vernon Street Studios...


Here & There No. 6
Monotype
24" x 18"
2015

RECENT PRINT SHOWS

Provincetown Art Association
Members Juried Show, January 23 to March 8, 2015

Chandler Gallery, Cambridge
F L O W, Solo Show, October 30 to November 30, 2014



Provincetown Art Association
and Museum

Members' Juried
Curated by: Dominic Molon

January 23 to March 8, 2015

Reception: Friday, January 23, 6pm (potluck!)

Museum open Thursday to Sunday, 12-5 pm

Provincetown Art Association and Museum
460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
(631) 477-0021

More Information...




Channel #6
Mmonotype and woodcut, 22" x 30", 2014


Chandler Gallery

F L O W
New Prints Inspired by Water

Winner of Direct / Indirect
Small Works Salon 2014

Show Statement

See List of Exhibited Work

October 30 to November 30, 2014

Reception: Thursday, November 6, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

More information...

Chandler Gallery
at the Agassiz Baldwin Community
20 Sacramento Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6287

Gallery hours: Monday through Friday 10 AM - 5 PM
Open by appointment with Wendy on Saturdays.


Flow #2
Monotype, 24" x 18", 2013


South Street Gallery

Solo Show: Departure

Show Statement

June 27 to July 28, 2014

Reception: Saturday, June 28, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Gallery Summer hours:
Thursday to Monday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The South Street Gallery
18 South Street
Greenport NY
(631) 477-0021

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Departure
Oil, acrylic, and wax crayon on panel
36" x 36", 2014


Cutchogue/New Sufolk Free Library
Cutchogue, New York

Solo Show: Conversations

Show Statement

For work available for sale, see price list.

July 1 to August 31, 2014

Reception: Friday, August 1, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Gallery Summer hours:
Thursday to Monday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

27550 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY
(631) 734-6360

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Conversation With Myself
Oil on panel, 32" x 36", 2012


Chandler Gallery
Direct/Indirect, Juried group exhibition
combining print and drawing

April 1 to May 9, 2014

Reception: Sunday, April 13, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays Noon to 5 pm

The Chandler Gallery
at the Agassiz Baldwin Community
20 Sacramento Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6287



Channel
Monotype, pencil & crayon
11" x 14 3/4"


Bill Flynn, Professor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, was the juror for the show, awarding Wendy Prellwitz first place for Departure.


Departure
Monotype, woodcut, and colored pencil
11" x 15", 2014
Prellwitz’s work explores the meeting places of water and “built-form”. Her piece, Departure, depicts a line-drawn wharf stretching out into a greenish ocean of water. Prellwitz skillfully creates the rippling water using an oil based monotype. A neat analogy is made here, the ink, used in its most fluid form, stands in for the water. The manmade wharf is drawn on in red on top of the monotype. Read more...


Dragonfly Fine Arts Gallery

May 23 to October 7, 2013

Openings:
July 13, August 10, and September 7
4 to 7 pm

Oak Bluffs ARTS District,
Martha's Vineyard, MA

Directions and more information...

Creek Currents
Oil on panel
2013


East End Arts Gallery

H2O Juried Show

August 9 to September 27, 2013

Opening Reception: August 9, 4 to 7 pm

Riverhead, NY

Directions and more information...

September Afternoon
Oil on paper
24" x 48"
2013


2013 SOMERVILLE
OPEN STUDIOS

Friday May 3:
6 pm to 9 pm

Saturday May 4 + Sunday May 5
noon to 6 pm

20 Vernon Street
Somerville, MA

Directions and more information
about Vernon Street Studios...

More information about
Somerville Open Studios...

September Afternoon
Oil on paper
24" x 48"
2013


North Fork Table

All work is available for sale, see price list.

The North Fork Table & Inn
57225 Main Road
Southold, New York 11971
631.765.0177

Restaurant web site...

Departure, New Suffolk
Oil on panel, 16" x 18", 2012
Portal, New Suffolk
Oil on panel, 16" x 18", 2012
Passage, Peconic Bay
Oil on panel, 16" x 18", 2012
Sentries Remain, New Suffolk
Oil on panel, 16" x 18", 2012


The South Street Gallery

"East End Artists"

August 10 to September 17, 2012

Opening Reception:
Saturday, August 11, 2012
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Gallery Hours:
Thursday to Monday, 12 to 5 pm

The South Street Gallery
18 South Street
Greenport, New York 11944
631.477.0021

Gallery web site...

Leslie Road, Summer
Oil on paper mounted to panel, 12" x 15", 2011
Creek Reflections #1
watercolor, 13" x 10"
Richmond Creek
Oil on paper mounted to panel,
13" x 11", 2010


reThink INK
25 Years at Mixit Print Studio

April 12 to July 31, 2012
Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Changing Exhibitions Gallery, McKim Building, 1st floor

The Boston Public Library and Mixit Print Studio celebrate twenty-five years or printmaking in an unprecedented exhibition with over 60 printmaker's best work.

Panel Discussion
Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library

April 24, 2012, 6 pm
reThink INK: Impact and Innovation in Contemporary Printmaking

More information...





reThink INK
25 Years at Mixit Print Studio

PORTFOLIO OF NEW PRINTS

A portfolio of new prints by 66 artists will enter the collection of the Boston Public Library at the conclusion of the exhibition.

The finished box size of 10" x 11" was taken as a challenge: prints that fold out to larger sizes in multiple panels, incorporate cut outs, are double sided, and dimensional all extend the traditional restraints of printmaking.

My portfolio print's genesis is Richmond Creek, where I paint outdoors on the North Fork of Long Island. I was drawn by the pattern of reflected shapes from the sky, clouds and verdant surrounding, as well as the gentle current's fluidity and movement on that gorgeous, perfect fall day — the memory of which I hoped to capture in this series of portfolio monotypes.

I built up monotype layers with oil-based inks of varying viscosity on a plexi plate, printed on Arches paper. Beginning with a light ochre ink roll, I followed with a second layer of transparent blues, greens, and ochres to add the reflections.




September Morning Creek
monotype
10 x 21¼"
2012


reThink INK
25 Years at Mixit Print Studio

JURIED PRINTS

Another 44 prints were chosen by Karen Shafts, Curator of Prints at the Boston Public Library. Some are intimate in scale, others are very large, such as this print of mine that was selected, Drift #1.

These currents and shadows playing over a watery surface are based on observation of bays, creeks, and rivers, and intend to evoke fluidity and movement...from up-close ripples and waves to the infinite beauty of a vast sea.

Inspired by images painted outdoors, I build up monotype layers with oil-based inks of varying viscosity on a plexi plate, printed on HannaMuhle paper.

The techniques on this print include oil-resist and woodcut transferred to the plate, the combination of which created that wonderful surprise I often feel when pulling up a print!



Drift #1
monotype with woodcut
17½" x 38½"
2009


McGOWEN FINE ART

Trio

McGowan Fine Art announces a show featuring the work of John LaPrade, Marisa DiIorio Peters and Wendy Prellwitz.

This show is free and open to the public.

June 21 to July 29, 2011

Opening Reception:
Friday, June 24, 2011
5 to 7 pm

McGowen Fine Art
10 Hills Avenue
Concord, NH 03301
603.225.2515

Read the McGowan show review in the Concord Monitor

More information about this show...

Drift Sequence #1
Monotype
17½" x 77"
2011

art sites

sea impressions:
monotypes by Wendy Prellwitz

July 2 to August 7, 2011

Reception:
Saturday, July 9, 5 to 7 pm

art sites
651 W. Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
631.591.2401

Gallery web site...

See complete show information below.


Night Passage #2
Monotype
2009

Printmakers

Soprafina Gallery
February 4 to February 26, 2011

Opening Reception:
Friday, February 4, 2011
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday through Saturday: 11:00 AM to 5:30 pm
Tuesdays or other times by appointment

Soprafina Gallery
55 Thayer Street
Boston, MA 02118
617.728.0770

More information...


Strand
Monotype
16" x 35½"
2009

10th Annual Small Works Show

Cambridge artists support Maud Morgan Arts

October 15 to November 27, 2010

Opening Reception: Friday, October 15, 2010, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays Noon to 5 pm

The Chandler Gallery
at the Agassiz Baldwin Community
20 Sacramento Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6287

Vernon Street Fall Open Studios

November 6 and 7, 2010, Noon to 6 pm

20 Vernon Street
Somerville, MA 02145

Night Glow, Peconic Bay Monotypes
Lenz Winery, 2009
Peconic, New York

These moonlight monotypes reflect a lifetime of gazing out over Peconic Bay, on the North Fork of Long Island. I will never cease to love that silvery glow that fillls the bay when a full moon first rises, and then the path that glimmers as the moon rides high in the sky. The images are intended to captures the dark on dark texture of barely-seen waves, constrasting with luminous moonlight, and a moment on a still fall night, when the distant horizon beckons with a shimmering glow.

Arc of Visibility : Between the Sea and Shore
Whitney Artworks, 2008
492 Congress Street
Portland, Maine

On my recent trips to the west coast of Ireland and Monhegan, I've been exploring the patterns and shapes of rock ledges and am intrigued by the forces that shape them.

The cracks I see under my feet on the ledges below the Down Patrick cliffs in Ireland are bizarrely regular as if some unseen hand drew a repetitive pattern of horizontal and overlapping vertical lines, according to hidden rules. In fact, as I learned from my geologist brother Henry, the forces that created the cracks are shifting continental plates, that created stress fractures along the shifting lines of compression.

Those same shapes are repeated on the indentations of the coastline cliffs, as wave action eroded cliffs and sections dropped off into the sea along stress lines — creating an affinity between the micro and macro view. The ragged, angular cliff shapes are dramatic, with deeply shadowed cliff walls above the ocean. The texture of the limestone layers on the cliff faces reveal in section what is seen in plan on the top of exposed ledge layers.

In the Fissure monotype series, both cliff shape and rock cracking are combined a symbiotic expression of the forces, the patterns, and the coastline landscape. There is an emotional resonance for me between the gigantic, seemingly solid cliffs and the sudden astounding chasms at the edge, as sunlit meadow gives way to shadowed dramatic depths, down to the pounding surf that is felt, not seen, slowly eroding it all... juxtaposed with the delicate, deliberate pattern of cracks, the rifts and fissures, seen underfoot on the safety of the shoreline ledges.

Read this show's press review...

American Artists in Rural Ireland
The Ballinglen Experience

Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
October 7 to November 2006

When I first went to Ireland in 1998, I expected to continue in the same vein as the abstracted rocks I'd been painting for many years. Instead, the experience broadened my view out to wider expanses of bogland and sea; I became interested in a sense of the "beyond" that is out of my grasp, like a fascinating infinity that pulls one outside of oneself.

In the following years back home, I continued to paint water, captivated by luminous coastal situations: the drift of the sea and atmosphere in diffuse morning light, the enormity of space... and still the sense of an expansive place beyond.

On my most recent trip 2 years ago, I was struck by the peaceful view from our cottage doorway out towards Down Patrick head, and painted this show's "First Light" on several successive mornings.

I am in fact addicted to painting outdoors; a day out in the elements can be a high like no other, translating the feel of a place and the weather into a painting. I tend to paint in a portable small scale — oils and watercolors — that are either finished pieces or sketches to gather information. Painting inside in my studio, one step removed from direct experience, is an opportunity for me to focus on the panel and the paint, and the essence of an image or remembered experience.

wendyprellwitz@gmail.com