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The MFA Book Arts + Printmaking Program at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the release of five new editions by renowned artist Nicola López. For information on purchasing please contact Cynthia Nourse Thompson at cythompson@uarts.edu.

Nicola López

As part of the graduate Atelier course taught by Master Printer Alex Kirillov, our students worked side by side in collaboration with artist Nicola Lopez and Master Printer Alex Kirillov of Stone Fox Editions to produce a set of five gorgeous editions utilizing lithography and relief processes. Each print is available for $1,750 or $8,000 for the full set of five. Each 22″x22″ print is a limited edition of 20. For information on purchasing please contact Cynthia Nourse Thompson at cythompson@uarts.edu or 901.679.1227.

Born in Santa Fe, NM, Nicola López lives and works in Brooklyn and teaches at Columbia University in New York City.  Through her work in installation, drawing and printmaking, López describes and reconfigures our contemporary—primarily urban—landscape.  Her focus on describing ‘place’ stems from an interest in urban planning, architecture and anthropology and it has been fueled by time spent working and traveling in different landscapes.  López has received support for her work through a NYFA Fellowhsip in Drawing/Printmaking/Book Arts and a grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, among others.  Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States and internationally: it been included in group exhibitions at museums including MoMA in NY, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in LA, the Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City and the Denver Art Museum in Denver, CO and featured in solo exhibitions at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison, WI and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.  López’s site-specific work “Un-building Things” is currently on view the Balcony Lounge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY. This semester students enrolled in the Atelier course will be collaborating with Lopez on an editioned print under the direction of faculty and Master Printer Alex Kirillov.