A linoprint by Cameron University’s Katherine Liontas-Warren, Professor of Art, has been selected for inclusion in the Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Her work, “Nature’s Indignation,” is one of 134 works of art by 108 artists from around the world selected for the exhibit, which is held at seven galleries throughout Peoria, Ill., from March 9 through April 12.
The Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition Every features contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe, including traditional and non-traditional graphic media such as printmaking, drawing, book arts, and experimental techniques.
“For the past 35 years, my art has evolved into many shapes, forms, and content,” Liontas-Warren says. “It has been a glorious art high filled with new discoveries and concepts that began through the narrative of personal experiences throughout my life. As I get older, I find myself reflecting more about passages, time, and motion. Water has become the symbol of these elements. The constant flow of water and its movement channels a new curiosity for me. The ebb and flow of water moves away from the shore; and the flow is the incoming phase of water rising again. This meaning describes my search for a purpose and to face my fears as my life descends and ascends to the thrill of a new and different chapter.”
A member of the Cameron faculty since 1984, Liontas-Warren teaches drawing, watercolor and printmaking. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Texas Tech University and a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut University. In November 2014, she was honored with the Governor’s Arts in Education Award, recognizing outstanding leadership and service in the arts benefitting youth and/or arts in education. She is also the recipient of Cameron’s Bhattacharya Research Excellence Award and has been inducted into the Cameron University Alumni Association’s Faculty Hall of Fame. Liontas-Warren has been honored as Artist of the Year by the Paseo Art Association in Oklahoma City and as Artist and Educator of the Year through the Lawton Arts and Humanities Council.
March 6, 2019