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803 Central Avenue, #2
Mezzotint engraving, oil paint, watercolor + gouache, graphite + color pencil drawings, pastels, mixed media on paper
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Carol Wax is known for mezzotint engravings, paintings, pastels and drawings that explore our underlying relationships with industrial relics and other inanimate objects. Recognition of her work includes two grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, The Louise Nevelson Award for Excellence in Printmaking from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, and residences at The MacDowell Colony and Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s Space Program. Among collections that own her prints are The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The National Museum of American Art, and the New York and Boston Public Libraries. She is the author of “The Mezzotint: History and Technique,” (Abrams, 1990).