Solo Exhibition Award Winners
Jason Urban and Leslie Mutchler (Brooklyn, NY) create research-intensive projects that examine the purpose and functionality of the printed form. Trained as printmakers, Urban and Mutchler define print expansively and utilize an interdisciplinary approach. Together they have exhibited in galleries across the U.S. including Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia; Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh; and SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME. Internationally, they have exhibited at numerous venues including the Center for Fine Print Research, University of West England, Bristol; Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland; and Atelier Circulaire, Montreal. Awarded residencies include Edition/Basel, Switzerland; Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium; and Cork Printmakers, Ireland.
Urban holds a BFA from Kutztown University and an MA/MFA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. He is the recipient of a Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant and a Curatorial Stipend from the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York. Urban co-founded Printeresting.org and regularly writes for the journal Art in Print.
Mutchler holds a BFA from Kent State University and an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Mutchler is Chair of the Foundation Department, Pratt Institute, New York.
Jason Urban & Leslie Mutchler: Long Lost Friend, on view at The Print Center January 18 – March