monotype, 16 X 20"
Leslie Kramer has a BA in French from Brown University, Providence, RI and a MFA in Printmaking from The Rhode Island School of Design. She participated in Studio Printmaking at The Stanley Hayter Atelier 17 in Paris, France. She has been teaching for most of her thirty year career and has been on the faculties of Smith College, Northampton, MA and The Rhode Island School of Design. She is a lecturer in Printmaking, Museology, Art History and Design at Elmira College, Elmira, NY. During the summer of 1999, she was Artist in Residence at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France. She has received awards from The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Mass., and a Faculty Development Award from Elmira College.
One-woman shows and group shows have been in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania and New Mexico. Her monoprints are in the collections of The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Mass., The Albuquerque Public Library, New Mexico and numerous private collections. She is included in the textbook, Design Principles and Problems, Zulanski and Fisher. Ms. Kramer is a member of The College Art Association and The Monotype Guild of New England. Her monoprints incorporate her interest in nature as she employs innovative and sophisticated techniques.
"Palimpsest with Gold Leaf"
etching, 8 x 12"
monotype, 16 x 20"