Dale Klein was born in Buffalo NY and
spent most of her life in Upstate New York. After 25 years as a Clinical
Social Worker, she received her Bachelors Degree in Studio Art in 2006 and her
MFA from Rutgers in 2010. She is now living and working in Rochester.
Dale is a painter and printmaker whose primary
interest is in the post-industrial landscape of the Northeast United States as
a microcosm of what is happening to our country and most of the developed
is interested in the concept of entropy and how it affects contemporary life.
Working on the boundary of abstraction and realism, she transforms her world in
order to delve into it deeper emotionally and let the viewer bring his or her
preconceptions to it.
Since 2006, Dale’s prints have been in numerous national juried shows and have
won several prizes including the Purchase Prize at Hunterdon Museum of Art.
She had solo show at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in 2012, a
two-person show in Rochester in 2009 and a three-person show at Nazareth College
in Rochester in 2105. She has been chosen to participate in two juried
portfolios, the Syracuse University Printmaking Department MFA Portfolio and
the Purdue University Portfolio, Disguise. In 2012 Dale was commissioned to
create the annual patron print for the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester and in
2015, The College at Brockport purchased a print for its new Liberal Arts
Her work was also selected to be in the Los Angeles Printmaking Society’s 20th
annual show and she was admitted to the LA Printmaking Society. She has been
awarded a residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, the Hambidge Center, and
The Millay Colony. She has taught printmaking at the Garfield Middle
School in Revere, MA and printmaking, painting, and drawing at the Creative
Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester.
July 9 - August 15, 2021 Opening Thursday, July 8th, 2021
Artists in the Paper Boats Portfolio:
Florence Alfano McEwin, Mary Sherwood Brock, Lise R Drost, Aunna Escobedo, Beth Fein, April Flanders, Sherry Jankiewicz, Gesine Janzen, Irena Keckes, Catherine Kernan, Carolyn Liesy, Hilary Lorenz, Martyna Matusiak, Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Stephanie Mercado, Bill Pangburn, Jennifer Anderson Printz, Mumu Wang, Cathy Weiss and the artists of Mono Grafico Colectivo, including Marianne Sadowski, Kay Brown, Nguyen Ly, Don Newton, Beth Peterson, and Victor Rosas.
The Paper Boats Portfolio was sponsored by Los Angeles Printmaking as part of the 2020 SGCI conference that has now been re-scheduled for the 2023 SGCI in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with a stop visiting the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy in May, 2022.
All LA Printmaking members, both students and artist members, may join the Paper Boat Flotilla going to Venice in 2022! Stay tuned for the CALL for ART coming in August 2021.
Exquisite Corpse is a collaborative approach to making Art first used by the Surrealists to create bizarre and intuitive writing and drawing. The LA Printmaking membership, both Student and Artist members, are invited to get creative and collaborate in this project this summer!
Join us February 1st, 2020 from 1PM-3PM For or a Gallery Walk through with participating artists followed by a Panel Discussion on "Migration and Art” with Pavel Acevedo, Marianne Sadowski and Phumilelele Tshabalala
Included in this exhibition is a special preview of PAPER BOATS, a small flotilla will be on view in preparation for LA Printmaking on view at SGCI 2023 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The ImMigration Project, back from an exciting installation in Venice Italy, in October 2019 currently comprises 145 artists from all over North America and Europe!