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     Grace Bentley-Scheck was born in Troy, New York and now lives in Narragansett, Rhode Island where she maintains her studio, Sassafras Press.  She holds BFA and MFA degrees from the State University of new York at Alfred University.  Her work has been exhibited in the United States, Poland, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Ireland and Australia and has been included in many private and public collections including the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, the Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee, and the Newport Art Museum, Rhode Island.  She has been a full-time printmaker since 1972.

     In December, 2014 to January, 2015, her work was included in a two person show at the Old Print shop, New York.  In 2015, it was in The Society of American Graphic Artists Centennial National Exhibition at the Art Students League of New York where her print was awarded the A. Friedman Materials Award.  She also participated in The Future: LAPS International Print Exhibition  at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Gallery, Venice, Italy.  She was elected Print Artist of 2016 by the Print Club of Rochester (NY). Her work was also included in the Pacific States Biennial in Hilo, Hawaii and in 2016, a State of Mind , a Boston Printmakers Members  exhibition.

     She is a member of The Society of American Graphic Artists, Boston Printmakers, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, The American Color Print Society, The Printmakers Network of Southern New England, the Art League of Rhode Island, nd 19 on paper.

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