May 2, 2019

A 2018-19 TAMARIND STUDENT PORTFOLIO is available which includes eight lithographs, 15 x 20 inches each, in an archival paper portfolio.

15 portfolios of 8 lithographs, each portfolio $280

All proceeds go directly to the PTP Class of 2018-19 

Call 505-277-3901 to support our students and reserve your portfolio
Payment will be made directly to the students; cash, check and credit card payment options available ($7.70 or $10.50 processing fee on credit card payments)
Shipping charges may apply


Artist Bios/Print Details

Roma Auskalnyte is an interdisciplinary artist from Lithuania. She received her BA in printmaking in 2012 from Vilnius Academy of Arts (Lithuania) and her MA in printmaking in 2016 from University of Arts Helsinki (Finland). From 2012 to 2013, Auskalnyte worked at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (United Kingdom) as a visiting drawing tutor. In Summer 2014, she resided in Manchester where she worked at Hot Bed Press as a studio technician. Before coming to Tamarind Institute, she was sweating in Helsinki creating her art and working part-time teaching offset lithography at University of Arts Helsinki and as a lithography printing assistant at Helsinki Litho.

Roma Auskalnyte 
It’s Fine, 2018
Paper size: 15 x 20 inches
Three-color lithograph on Rives Off White
Edition of 15

Elena Carrasco is a visual artist who graduated from the Fine Arts University Alonso Cano, Cuenca, Spain. She has participated in various international student and professional exchanges and was involved in voluntary art projects through which she began to focus on printmaking. Before coming to Tamarind Institute, Carrasco worked for two years at Seacourt printworkshop (Northern Ireland) where she focused her practice solely on lithography. After finishing Tamarind’s Printer Training Program, Elena plans to return to her home country, Spain, and get involved in the lithography community.

Elena Carrasco
Monument Valley, 2018
Paper size: 20 x 15 inches
Four-color lithograph on Arches Cream
Edition of 15

Mike Feijen, born in the Netherlands (1993), completed his BFA and MFA at the PXL-MAD School of Arts in Hasselt, Belgium. In Belgium he and two of his closest friends started the ScHmieGd collective, a place for artists to experiment. He came to Tamarind Institute to pursue a career in fine art collaborative lithography. After Tamarind, he intends to go back to Europe and open and lithographic work shop.

Feijen has been accepted into Tamarind’s Master Printer Apprentice Program and will begin his training in Fall 2019.

Mike Feijen
Untitled, 2018
Paper size: 15 x 20 inches
Three-color lithograph on Rives Tan
Edition of 15

Jon Greene is a printmaker and sculptor from Rosemont, PA. Greene graduated from Skidmore College in 2018 where he studied printmaking, sculpture, and photography. He has a particular love of the interaction between contemporary and traditional fine art techniques. In the weeks following Tamarind’s Printer Training Program, he will be printing for artists at the Roswell Artist In-Residence. In Fall 2019, he will be begin a three year MA/MFA printmaking program at the University of Iowa. 

Jon Greene
Land Wall, 2018
Paper size: 15 x 19.5 inches
Three-color lithograph on Rives Grey
Edition of 15

Perry Obee is from Asheville, North Carolina, where he taught workshops and private classes in lithography and collaborated with local artists on special projects. He has an MFA in painting and a BFA in painting and printmaking. His lithographs are held in private and museum collections including the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, CT, and the Print Club of Albany, NY. He has been an adjunct instructor of painting, drawing, and printmaking classes at The University of Connecticut, Paier College of Art, Western Carolina University, as well as other colleges and universities. He is the recipient of the Connecticut Individual Artist Grant in the area of painting and a Regional Artist Project Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council for his work in lithography. Obee is getting married in May 2019 and he and his future wife have plans to open a collaborative print and book arts studio in Asheville, NC. 

Obee has been accepted into Tamarind’s Master Printer Apprentice Program and will begin his training in Fall 2019. 

Perry Obee
Litho Crew, 2018
Paper size: 15 x 20 inches
Four-color lithograph on Arches 88
Edition of 15

Arel Lisette Peckler is a visual artist and collaborative printer from Southern California. In 2017, she graduated summa cum laude from the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University, where she received her BFA in Fine Arts. She was awarded a VSC Merit Grant from the Vermont Studio Center prior to attending the Printer Training Program at Tamarind Institute. Recent exhibitions include Forms of Enclosure at the International Print Center, New York.

Arel Lisette Peckler
End of the Line, 2018
Paper size: 15 x 20 inches
Color lithograph on Arches 88 
Edition of 15

Jenni Viita is a visual artist whose work is heavily based on drawing and anatomy. She graduated in Spring 2017 from Saimaa University of Applied Sciences where she received her Bachelor of Culture and Arts with a major in printmaking and a focus on lithography and woodblock printing. During her studies, she travelled to Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, Estonia, and worked with lithography under Maria Erikson`s watchful eye. She also completed practical training at HelsinkiLitho, a residency in Litografiska Akademin, Sweden, and fulfilled her thesis work at HelsinkiLitho’s workshop. After completing the Tamarind Printer Training Program, her goal is to keep printmaking alive for future artists and the public to enjoy.

Jenni Viita
Five More Minutes of Bliss, 2018
Paper size: 15 x 20 inches
Three-color lithograph on Somerset Velvet Newsprint Grey
Edition of 15

Jesse Wood is an artist living in New Mexico for the last two decades where he has been painting and pursuing a career as a collaborative printmaker. Before attending Tamarind Institute, he attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and later Savannah College of Art and Design. After returning to New Mexico, he was reintroduced to printmaking at Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) under the direction of Neal Ambrose-Smith. 

Jesse Wood
Coyote, 2018
Paper size: 20 x 15 inches
Three-color lithograph on Somerset Velvet Antique White
Edition of 15