Notorious (2012- in progress) 

Fame and infamy intersect in this installation of drawings of objects and weapons that changed the course of history, the lives of those involved and the way we look at our culture.

 

John Wilkes Booth's Pistol

John Wilkes Booth's Pistol

2011, walnut ink on Polypropylene, 3" x 4"

Lizzie Borden's Axe

Lizzie Borden's Axe

2011, walnut ink on Polypropylene, 4" x 4"

About Barbara and Two Table Press ~

Barbara Ryan Gartin grew up in the woods of Northwest New Jersey, earned a BFA in Studio Art at Kutztown University and moved on to earn her MFA at Old Dominion University. She has taught and served as gallery director in universities, colleges, museums and community venues all over the country.  Working in primarily in printmaking and book arts, her most recent researchThe Story of Our Disappearing, documenting the 27 National Monuments currently being reviewed and reduced and Invisible Ancestors an exploration of the gaps between time, story and perception of familial truth and legends.   

 

In 2010, she began working under the studio name Two Tables Press producing limited edition hand pulled prints and artist books.  After living in nine states in each of the continental time zones she now resides in Flagstaff, Arizona with her amazing husband John.   

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