Deborah Maris Lader (Artist, Musician, Performer, Administrator) is the Founder/Director of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative since 1989, and member of the touring Altfolk band, Sons of the Never Wrong. Deborah exhibits her prints, drawings, photography, and mixed media artwork internationally, and her work appears in many permanent collections, including the Chicago History Museum, the New York Public Library, and the City of Palo Alto. Deborah was awarded Outstanding Printmaker 2016 by the Mid America Print Council for her work and her contribution to the printmaking community. She was the featured speaker and solo exhibitor at the MAPC Conference in October 2016. Other awards for her service to the artistic community include "The 2007 Arts Advocate Award" from ArtWalk Ravenswood, "The 1999 Paul Berger Arts Entrepreneurship Award" given by Columbia College, Chicago, and "Cultural Contributor of the Year", presented to her by the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce in 2003. She is a former Board member of the Mid America Print Council, the Chicago Artists Coalition and the American Print Alliance. Her artwork has been featured in numerous books and publications. Recent exhibitions include solo exhibitions at Firecat Projects (Chicago), Yonder Gallery (Wisconsin), Jennifer Norback Gallery (Chicago), plus work shown at Spazio 74/b Milano Gallery (Italy), Chav Studio (Iran), Sagene Kunstsmie Gallery (Oslo, Norway), Dan Addington Gallery (Chicago), Galerie La Hune-Brenner (Paris, France), The Kunstverket Galleri (Oslo, Norway), The NY Society of Etchers, Artist Project Toronto, Santa Cruz Art League, Carthage College, Loyola University Art Museum, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, the NOVA Art Fair, Fermilab Art Gallery, New Leaf Editions (Vancouver) and the Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial. Deborah also plays guitar, mandolin, and banjo and writes songs and sings with her band, which recently released their 10th CD on Waterbug Records. Her artwork can be viewed at www.deborahmarislader.com, and her music can be heard at www.sons.com.
Sons of the Never Wrong: www.sons.com
September 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
art, casting, challenge, chicago, coins, collaboration, copper, creativity, electronics, group work, head, little free library, los angeles, making, money, printmaking, rhino, temporary services
Deborah Lader, artist and founder/director of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative is our guest this episode! Chicago in tha house!
Capital is our challenge!
Deborah, Taylor and Rob dive into the joys of music playing and project longevity. Chicago Printmakers just turned 30! We also talk about working in groups (Shout out to the art-making and publishing group Temporary Services) and the creative power of collectivity.
Taylor adds value. Deborah dreams with the fishes. Rob might have the cable you're looking for.
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