The following information was provided by the artist unless otherwise noted.
Marjorie Tomchuk, Canadian by birth, has resided in the United States since 1953. She attended the University of Michigan, earning both a BA and an MA. She taught art in Tokyo and studied at Sophia University, learning woodblock printing from Toshi Yoshida. Tomchuk also lived in Frankfurt, Germany for two years, where she created etching in the studio of Helga Kaiser. In 1965, Tomchuk moved to New York City, working at Pratt Graphics Center, before setting up a fully equipped studio in SoHo. Since 1970 she has lived and worked in New Canaan, CT. Her art was carried by Lublin Graphics, 1968-76.
Tomchuk explored embossings and progressed to the use of handmade paper. In 1980, she had a mill installed in her studio and began producing unique embossings on handmade paper.
Tomchuk's work is semi-abstract, often with a theme of space and/or landscape. Her art is recognized throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. It is in the following museums: The Smithsonian Institution; National Air and Space Museum; the Library of Congress, Print and Poster Collections; Art in Embassies Program; The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Denver Art Museum, CO; DeCordova Museum, MA; Davidson Art Center, CT; Tacoma Museum of Art, WA; Museum of Native American Culture, Spokane, WA; Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkart, IN; the Museum of the City of New York, and the Newark Museum, NJ.
Regina Stewart, Executive Director