Summer Ventis’s work uses the printed surface to address internal and external landscapes and their intersections; the imprints we leave on each other and our surroundings and the imprints that our surroundings leave on us. She received a BA in Art from Grinnell College and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Colorado Boulder. Her work has appeared in national and international group exhibitions, including “Liminal Space” at the DMZ Museum, South Korea and “Collectivity” at Durden and Ray Gallery, L Read more...os Angeles, CA and Galleries of Contemporary Art (GOCA), Colorado Springs, CO; and is held by collections including those of the Denver Art Museum and Proyecto ’ace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Recent solo exhibitions include “Emigrant Lake[s]” at the Oregon Governor’s Office and “I looked up at the sky and saw what I had put into the ground” at the University of Iowa. She is Assistant Professor of Printmaking at California State University Sacramento.
Skills: Woodblock monotype screenprint lithography
Putting the Sky Back into the Ground I
Putting the Sky Back into the Sky I
defensible space III
a void isn't always a vessel