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    Processual Abstraction, a print portfolio organized by Janet Marcavage, is currently displayed through December 8th at Kittredge Gallery at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. Participants include Susan Belau, Virginia Hungate-Hawk, Travis Janssen, Kamla Kakaria, Janet Marcavage, Kathleen Schroeder, Sarah Smelser, Mike Sonnichsen, Jon Swindler, Takizawa Taro, Jon Vogt, Erin Wheary, and John Willis.

    Processual Abstraction is a portfolio showcasing how printmaking allows for materiality and invention. Some of the abstract works are self-reflexive, while others have an external subject, material, or philosophical force. The ways of working in print, with its limitation and potential, are catalytic in the works.

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    In 2021, Marcavage was named a Distinguished Professor of Art at the University of Puget Sound, where she has taught since 2004.

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    Read The Printmaker, Sept. 2021 University of Puget Sound Faculty Story

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    New work by Janet Marcavage was included in Ctrl+P: Printmaking in the 21st Century, juried by Mike Sonnichsen, at Third Street Gallery, 206 East Third Street in Moscow, ID. The exhibition runs July 15 - October 8, 2021.

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    Work by Janet Marcavage was included in the Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational co-curated by Romson Regarde Bustillo and Sam Davidson, and presented by Seattle Print Arts. The exhibition runs August 6-20, 2021 at Davidson Galleries, with a reception on Friday, August 6th from 5 - 7pm. Davidson Galleries is located in Pioneer Square in Seattle at 313 Occidental Ave S.

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    Work by Janet Marcavage is included in Twenty Years of Marais Press: Imprinting a Campus and Collection at the Hilliard Art Museum at The University of Louisiana-Lafayette, which features Marais Press printmaking collaborations led by professor and artist Brian Kelly. Marcavage's work was included in the East/West Portfolio which is displayed in this exhibition.

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    Work by Janet Marcavage was included in Artists Under Quarantine at Augen Gallery in Portland, OR from July 1 through August 29, 2020.

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    Prints at Play, a solo exhibition of prints by Janet Marcavage was held at the Kittredge Gallery at the University of Puget Sound from Sept. 3–Oct. 18, 2019.

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    An etching by Janet Marcavage was included in the Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational 2019, presented by Davidson Galleries and Seattle Print Arts in August 2019.

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    Three screenprints by Janet Marcavage are included in the King County Public Art Collection. These portable works are rotated throughout the public spaces of County-owned facilities. Works were purchased in 2018 and 2014.

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    Janet Marcavage participated in the Technology and Craft panel at the Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance 2018 Symposium along with Mary Farrell (panel chair) and Jenny Hyde and Chris Tyllia.

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    Marcavage's solo exhibition of prints, Lineation, was held at Augen Gallery in Portland, OR from November 2–December 2, 2017. In 2015, Warp and Weft, Marcavage's first solo show at Augen was held, as well as the group show, Gallery Artists' Prints.

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    Marcavage is a recipient of the 2017 Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Art Award. The GCTF exhibition of work by 2017 awardees was held at 950 Gallery at 950 Pacific Ave. #205 in Tacoma, WA from Sept. 4 – Oct. 19, 2017.

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    Marcavage's work was included in Try to See it My Way, an exhibition of prints dealing with optical phenomena, curated by Travis Janssen at the Surplus Gallery at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

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    Marcavage's work was included in Breaking New Ground, an exhibition of prints by international artists using Baldwin Intaglio Ground, curated by Andrew Baldwin. The exhibition has traveled from the School of Art Gallery at Aberystwyth University to the Swansea Print Workshop in Wales and also made its way to Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH, US.

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    Marcavage's work was included in Play Matters, a national print portfolio exhibition curated by Johanna Paas in the Baber Exhibition Room, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI. The portfolio was originally presented at the Mid America Print Council Conference in 2016.

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    Two of Marcavage's prints are included in the RACC Portable Works Collection in Multnomah County and the City of Portland, OR.

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    The Washington State Arts Commission purchased two prints by Marcavage which are installed in Maier Hall at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, WA.

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