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2020 AIR Gabriella Boros and her Bernheim inspired work featured in international drawing magazine

By Jenny Zeller

FUKT #20 – The Faces Issue. Left side is the cover in its original format, left intentionally blank to encourage everyone to fill in their own faces as part of the theme. Gabriella participated by drawing her self portrait on her personal copy (featured at right).

 

For 42 years, Bernheim’s Artist in Residence program has hosted visual artists from nearly every medium on a regional, national and international level. Alumni artists become our ambassadors and help tells our story, broadening our mission and extending Bernheim’s reach into the community as well as the art world.

2020 Artist in Residence Gabriella Boros and her woodblock prints celebrating historically significant Kentucky women and native plants is featured in FUKT Magazine, an annually produced German magazine for contemporary drawing with an international focus. After two years of wearing masks during a global pandemic, the 20th edition FUKT – The Faces Issue celebrates the art of portraits and the human face in drawing. Boros discovered the magazine through its call for submissions in early 2021 and is one of 34 contemporary artists featured. Through interviews conducted by the magazine’s editor, the artist shared her experience as an Artist in Residence and provided context for her Bernheim inspired series FEMMEnomenal Bluegrass Botanicals. The robust layout additionally features 9 of the 10 prints highlighting Kentucky women and their vast contributions to the state and society as a whole.

Congratulations to Gabriella Boros for being featured in one of the world’s leading, engaging and inspiring drawing magazines while connecting Bernheim and Kentucky to international audiences!

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FUKT has won multiple awards including Art Director’s Club Germany 2021, The ADC Annual Awards 2021 – Silver Cube for publication design, D&AD Graphite Pencil 2020, D&AD Wood Pencil 2019 and was awarded cover of the year at Stack Awards in 2019. It has previously been featured on It’s Nice That, magCulture, Stack Magazines and more.

 

The Artist in Residence program has attracted artists from around the world who seek to use Bernheim as their inspiration. Established in 1980, this internationally renowned program annually awards artists the opportunity to live and create site-specific work inspired by their total immersion experience in the natural environment. Work created through the program allows our visitors to connect with nature in new and exciting ways.

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