Where creativity is nurtured, skills are acquired, and art is made
Artist Denise Kraemer is a very versatile, well known and respected member of the Inland Empire arts community. She is a professional curator, a juror, an educator and an exciting artist in her own right. She has served behind the scenes and in the middle of the action in many of the developing arts programs and projects in the region.Denise Kraemer predominant medium is printmaking. She is especially well versed in monoprinting in which she creates exciting, organic and spontaneous prints. She's been called “The Queen of Printmaking “, and she reigns over the Inland Empire. Her skills are adept in all methods from traditional etchings to contemporary digital methods.”Printmaking perfectly unites my analytical left brain and my creative right brain, allowing me to process, alter, and develop ideas satisfying my inquisitive nature. Each print lends itself to a definite progression of discovery which is the driving force of the work”, says Kraemer.Kraemer currently teaches at Riverside Community College, Moreno Valley College, Mt. San Jacinto College and Cal State San Bernardino. Kraemer was the Education Curator at the Riverside Art Museum for three years and was active in the Monothon programs during those years. She was the curator for the exhibit entitled Pressed at the Museum in 2006. She is a member of the Printmakers Network @ RAM (PNET) and was a founding member of RIP, Riverside Independent Printmakers. Kraemer sits on the education board of RAM and is currently director at the SCA project Gallery in Pomona.Kraemer’s work is currently on display at T. Elliot Studio on Main in Riverside, Division 9 Gallery on Lemon in Riverside, llo Salon on Merrill in Riverside and at Sara Palacios Designs in Los Angeles.