Janet Gallup, American. Serigraph, titled "Heartland". signed lower left. Image measures 22 x 18" high, framed 28 1/4 x 24 1/4" high overall. $250.00.
Artist Bio: Considered one of Ann Arbor's most successful artists, Janet Gallup's work has been featured in over 36 exhibitions. Her reputation as Michigan's leading printmaker is further demonstrated with her work's popularity among public and private collectors throughout the Midwest. Gallup graduated from the University of Michigan School of Art, and was an instructor at the Michigan Guild. She was represented by both the Troy Art Gallery and the Ann Arbor Art Association. Her work is notable for rich description of people and places, with portraits in silkscreen containing vividly textured images combined with strong colors. Dr. Baron Hirsch, professor of art at SVSU, characterized her artistry in saying "The works exhibit a sensitive analysis of individual personality. Her landscapes depict scenes from her environment, views of backyards and woods. Her still life studies in pencil have the same depth and intensity of feeling as portraits." The Janet Gallup Memorial Award is awarded annually during "The Print" exhibition at the Ann Arbor Art Center, which showcases the diversity of printmaking techniques used by Michigan artists.