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Ellen Heck

Indirectly Attached 3 & 4

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The Indirectly Attached Series

"Many of my prints from 2013 and later have focused on the theme of connection. While several pieces from the Plus a Century portfolio are focused on the interaction between mother and child or between children, after two years focused mostly on isolated portraits, it took some time to coax my figures back into each other’s picture planes.

The gradual process began with a series of prints in which garlands, ivy, and bunting were used to metaphorically depict the character of our relationships to one another. This physical link between figures could be restraining, loosely held, tied in knots, etc… to show the different ways in which we experience attachments to others."

Edition of 3

Woodcut and drypoint.

46cm x 53cm (image size)
63cm x 68cm (paper size)


Ellen Heck has degrees in printmaking and painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and in philosophy from Brown University. She is currently living and working as a fine art printmaker in California. She has work in many notable collections including the V & A, Dartmouth University Library and The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA.

Ellen’s work was selected to be shown during International Print Biennale 2014, during which she won 2 prizes – the Northern Print International Residency Prize and the V&A Print Prize, which gave the artist the opportunity to have their winning print/s included in the V&A's collection and featured on the V&A's website with text about the work by Gill Saunders, Senior Curator (Prints)

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Est. 1994

The centre for excellence in printmaking in the North East of England