|Subtitle||Dead End Ahead|
|Artist / Creator||Cynthia Back|
|Place of Publication||Lansdowne, PA|
|Image Process||Hand-drawn imagery. Hand-pulled prints. Etching, aquatint, chine collé, hand coloring.|
|Structure / Binding||Accordion fold|
|Paper Stock||BFK Rives|
|Number of Pages||14 pages|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||8.5 x 5.375 x .5 inches|
|Edition Size||Edition of 10|
|Signed & Numbered||Yes|
This book graphically shows the changing landscape surrounding many cities—from rural to suburban tracts where the only reminders of the past are in the name of the subdivisions.
Artist BioCynthia Back is a printmaker and painter who has exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe. Recently she has been included in exhibitions at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New Delhi, India, the Delaware Art Museum, the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia, and Central Booking, Brooklyn, NY, among others. Her most recent solo exhibitions were at Galerie Pascal, Suchitoto, El Salvador in 2012, the Fireside Gallery, Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon, PA, in 2011 and at Abington Art Center, Abington, PA in 2010. Ms. Back is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation grant in 2009 and 2005, a Puffin Foundation grant in 2003, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant in 1996; a residency to Acadia National Park in 2009; fellowships to The Ballinglen Arts Foundation Ltd., Co. Mayo, Ireland in 1997 and 1999, Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain in 2000, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in 2000, The Cill Rialaig Project, Co. Kerry, Ireland in 1999, and The MacDowell Colony in 1994. Her work is included in numerous private and corporate collections, including The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., the New York Public Library, the Newark Public Library, Newark, New Jersey, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and The New-York Historical Society. Ms. Back received her B.F.A. at Minneapolis College of Art and Design and studied at Wimbledon School of Art and St. Martin's School of Art in London, England.