is known for distinctive color woodcuts. Using non-endangered wood and
brilliant color palettes, Conner creates conceptual woodcuts exposing the
intrinsic wood grain.
exhibits nationally and internationally. Woodcuts are included in over fifty
museum and corporate print collections in the U.S. and internationally: Museum
of Fine Arts, Boston; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco;
Equitable Center, NY; Colorado Springs; Capital One Art Collection, Austin; Fidelity
Investments; State Department Art in Embassies; New York Public Library; Fogg
Art Museum, Harvard University; Library of Congress; List Visual Arts Center,
MIT; Credit Suisse First Boston, London; Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond; University
Health System, San Antonio; Ritz Carlton Hotels; and Neiman Marcus.
and announcements of Conner’s publications appear in Art In Print, Art On Paper,
New Art Examiner, Who's Who in American Art, and Who's Who of American Women. She
collaborates with Katherine Brimberry, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX, publisher of
her woodcuts; and Leslie Miller, Grenfell Press, NYC.
was born in Wilmington, NC, 1948. She received a BFA from Salem College,
Winston-Salem, NC; and MFA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and
is Professor Emerita at University North Carolina Wilmington. She lives in
The metal plate retains a trace of every successive stage of etching and carving, recording a process of spontaneous change and development.And new and unexpected images are born out of the process of exploring various printmaking methods.I explore symbols of hope surviving in the face of nature’s disasters and human destructiveness. I have recently experimented with abstractions of thoughts and images taken from daily life.