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Janet Yake

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Janet Yake has been working primarily in monotype for over 20 years. A Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant in 1998 enabled further explorations of this unique method of printmaking. Yake's inviting and intimate depictions of interiors, dominated by floral arrangements, colorful fabrics and table settings, evoke the domestic masterworks of Bonnard, Vuillard and Matisse.

After a number of group shows, her first individual exhibition was held in 1988 at Fitch-Febvrel. The next year saw her first one-person overseas show, at Galleria Grafica in Tokyo. Yake's monotypes illustrate the jackets of Laurie Colwin's Home Cooking (Knopf, 1988) and More Home Cooking (Harper Collins, 1993).
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BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
• 1947: Graduate of Smith College
• Graduate work at Cooper Union
• Printmaking at Pratt Graphic Center

EXHIBITIONS
1999: Solo Exhibition, Fitch-Febvrel Gallery, New York City
1994: Group Exhibition, Fitch-Febvrel Gallery
1992: Solo Exhibition, Fitch-Febvrel Gallery
1990: Group Exhibition, Binnewater Arts Center, Rosendale, NY
1989: Solo Exhibition, Galleria Grafica, Tokyo
1988: Solo Exhibition, Fitch-Febvrel Gallery
1986: Group Exhibition, Fitch-Febvrel Gallery
1986: Solo Exhibition, Belle Arts Gallery, Nyack, NY
1985: Group Exhibition, Weintraub Gallery, New York City
1984: Group Exhibition, Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York City
1984: The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
1983: Etching & Monotype Exhibition, Smith Street Etching, Brooklyn
1983: Group Exhibition, Fitch-Febvrel Gallery, New York City
1982: Group Exhibition, The Atlantic Gallery, New York City
1981: Group Exhibition, The Atlantic Gallery
1980: Group Exhibition, The Atlantic Gallery
1980: Group Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum Community Gallery, Brooklyn
1980: Group Exhibition, Cobble Hill Printmaking Workshop, Brooklyn Museum
Work represented in numerous private collections.
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