Saturday, February 21, 2015

Madonna International Print Exchange heading to Quincy University

Greetings, my fellow printmakers, Ochosi Editions is please to announce that a combination of the 1st and 2nd Madonna International Print Exchanges (60 works) will be sent this week to Quincy University, in Quincy, Illinois, where they will be on display starting in March 10th.The exhibit will be held at the Gray Gallery, located in the university's Brenner Library. If you are in the area, drop by. The gallery is coordinated by Professor and internationally renown printmaker, Bob Mejer. Thanks Bob, for bringing these terrific works to western Illinois!
Gallery hours are: Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm Phone: 217-228-5432 Contact: Bob Mejer at

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Portraiture of the 21st century exhibit at Benedictine University thru 12/30

Hi everyone, I am posting pictures from the portraiture exhibit which is on view at Benedictine University, in Lisle, IL. It will be up thru 12/30. If anyone would like this exhibit to travel to their venue, let us know and we'll make it happen! Happy holidays!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Madonna International Print Exchange holiday exhibit in South Bend

Image by Laurie S. Rousseau. Laurie S. Rousseau, one of the participants of the 1st International Madonna Print Exchange has organized and exhibit of the suite at Gallery at Church of the Saviour, in South Bend, IN. We are glad the work is being seen during the holidays. If you are in the area, please drop by to see the show. Church of the Saviour 1855 N Hickory Rd South Bend, Indiana. Ph. (574) 272-8424 Open: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Also,an exhibit of the combined 1st and 2nd Madonna Print Exchanges will be shown in February at Quincy University. More details as they develop.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Winners of the Portraiture in the 21st Century Competition!

Juror Ellen Wallenstein has made her final selections for the photo competition. Many thank to all those who entered. The exhibit will be open to the public on Friday, November 7th, on the first floor of Kindlon Hall, at Benedictine University, in Lisle, IL. The exhibit will be on display through the end of December. The winners are as follows:
Alejandro Moreno Alanis = Use Kodak film
Andrew Auten = Auten 26
Claudia Berlinski = Madonna Berlinski
Timothy S. Kump= Image 3
Carlos Colorado = San Salvador 1
Eulalio Fabie de Silva = Mikey
Mary Ann Lynch = Samoan Woman
Jeane McGrail = McGrail (woman as Madonna)
Izabela Mieszczanska = Man in Blue, Have No Fear, Inside Out & Jadwiga
Miguel Servellon = Miguel Servellon
John Sevigny = Cojute
Gayle Stevens = Know Thy Self
Beatrice K. Turner = Infant Logic, Doll
Phillip J. Turner = Merge 3
Susana Veloz = Japan Post 1, Collage 8
Ryan Muldowny = Self portrait Muldwony

Sunday, June 22, 2014

2nd International Madonna Print Exchange closes at Brannigan Cultural Center on June 30

Hello everyone, The Brannigan Cultural center, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, will be showing the International Madonna Print Exchange through June 30th. If you have a chance to go see it, do drop by. Over 50 of the images are displayed there. Rumors are beginning to rumble that the show will travel to Texas and Illinois soon. I will keep you posted on developments as they occur. In the meantime, if you or someone you know is working on photography- or photo-based images, tell them about our next call for entries "Portraiture in the 21st Century". The competition will be juried by Ellen Wallenstein of New York. Links for it are in the post before this one, and if you email me I can send you a prospectus. Hope you all are having a great summer!

Sunday, March 2, 2014

2nd Intl. Madonna Print Exchange coming exhibitions!

Dear Madonna Print Suite artists, I am happy to report that the current 2nd Intl. Madonna Print Exchange is on display at Benedictine University, (5700 College Rd., Lisle, IL) through the end of March. It is in Kindlon Hall, 1st floor, north. Upcoming after that will be a combination of the artists from the first and second suites. That show will travel to the Brannigan Cultural Center, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. May 2 - June 28, 2014. I will go give a talk about the exhibit and give a print demonstration to the good folks out in Las Cruces as a part of the exhibit's programming. Next, a combination of the first and second suite artists will also travel to San Salvador for an exhibit at La Alianza Francesa, starting June 5th. More details as that develops. I encourage any artist in either the first or second suite to contact me if you may be able to host and exhibition. Please contact me at, or call 224-202-2684. Thanks to everyone for making it a very successful suite!