I'm thrilled to be joining friends and fantastic artists Polly Morwood, Tess Doyle, and Liz Hermanson for a four-printmaker exhibition this Fall at UMHB. Many thanks to John Hancock and Hershal Seals at UMHB. A selection of this exhibition will be traveling to Austin to Slugfest Printmaking Workshop for East Austin Studio Tour this November!
The invention of paper contributed greatly to the rise of literacy and art around the world. For the past 2000 years, paper has evolved in a multitude of directions. It continues to inspire and impact almost every aspect of our lives. The artwork in this exhibition celebrates paper’s versatility as a medium and represents a selection of innovative and visually striking approaches by contemporary artists. The Morgan Conservatory is the largest arts center in the United States dedicated to every facet of papermaking, book arts and letterpress printing and to cultivating the talents of established and emerging artists. An international destination that is free and open to the public, the Morgan Conservatory is a working studio, gallery, gathering place for...
Thrilled to be announcing the exhibition Loved to Death, the culmination of my collaborative work with Polly Morwood including etchings with embroidery and chine collé etching collages. Opening September 7th at Leona Gallery on East 12th Street in Austin, Texas. Loved To Death is an exhibition of collaborative works on paper created over the past year by Annalise Gratovich and Polly Morwood. Utilizing copper plate etchings and embroidery, each handmade piece was pulled from a manual printing press in the Flatbed Press printshop of East Austin and completed in each artist’s respective studio. This new body of work explores innocence and tragedy, desire and sexuality, femininity and violence, and the boundaries in-between.
Really happy to have my Borderland woodcut and some etchings in this exhibition at Camiba Art curated by Emerson Granillo. We'll be giving artist talks Sunday October 7th from 1-3pm. Past and Present showcases artist who are using old mediums to have current conversations and present mediums to continue old conversations. The works included in this exhibition range in media and depict different narratives and realities. Pulling from different histories, perspectives and concepts allows for the artist to mediate and express themselves through their practice... Annalise Gratovich is using one of the oldest mediums, wood carving to explore themes of displacement and the search for home, settling and heritage of womanhood. Read more about the exhibition on the Camiba Art website.