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Out of the Ruined Place- grayDuck gallery

Seep, screenprint on newsprint, 2014

Out of the Ruined Place

Works by Tonja Torgerson & Margaret Craig

To celebrate Print Austin, grayDUCK gallery presents two artists with an atypical approach to printmaking. Out of the Ruined Place finds beauty in unlikely settings. Tonja Torgerson explores human impermanence, decaying/being consumed by nature, with serigraphs, wheat paste graffiti and photography.  Margaret Craig uses an invented printing process on discarded plastic to create a luminous Trash Reef installation.

grayDUCK Gallery
2213 E. Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78702

January 15 – February 14, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, January 15th  7-10pm

I am headed to Austin for the opening, so if you are in the area, come and say hello!

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Review of “Send Off”

Fed, serigraph, 22 x 15" 2010

Glasstire just published a wonderful review of Send Off,  the current print exhibition at grayDUCK Gallery in Austin, Texas. It included some very kind words about my work in the show:

“Bite by Torgerson is particular haunting, depicting a young woman ingesting (or is that regurgitating?) an unidentifiable, gold substance—a scene rendered peaceful through historical portrait conventions, Damson branch oval vignetting, and a returned gaze. Further down the wall of four (un)traditional portraits, Torgerson’s Fed is a quite sensible portrait of a conservatively dressed woman, save the absurdity of a pile of cash crammed into her mouth. The work references physical money in a secondary, more subtle way: its full-profile circular style mimics the design of a coin. I doubt that it is lost on the artist that currency is also editioned, and in the case of paper money, printed.”

You can find the whole review here.

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Send Off

Bite, serigraphy & 23k gold leaf, 14 x 11" 2012

My prints will be on display at grayDUCK Gallery in the month of December.

After three and a half years in South Austin, grayDUCK will be relocating to the Eastside. A final send off in the form of a group print show of a handful of the artists that have adorned these walls in years past, featuring original, small batch prints.

Send Off
grayDUCK Gallery
608 W. Monroe Street, Suite C,
Austin, TX 78704
(S.1st St. & Monroe)
December 6th – 22nd, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, Dec. 6th, 7-10pm

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Prints now at grayDUCK Gallery

Several of my prints are now available at the grayDUCK Gallery in Austin, Texas.



grayDUCK Gallery
608 w monroe street | suite c | austin tx 78704
www.grayduckgallery.com
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