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koreloy wildrekinde-mcwhirter




2000-present           Founding operator of hellbendre presse~leathrewingeditionnes, South Toe North Carolina:                                           drawing, line etching, stone lithography,  letterpress, hand bookbinding.




1950-present             Essentially self taught, I learn by constant practice and am willingly influenced by everything and 

                                    everyone at hand.


2002                           Plate lithography week with Wayne Kimball and stone lithograph week with Charles Massey,

                                    Frogman's Printmaking Workshops, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.


2001                          Wood engraving week with Gaylord Schanilec, Penland School of Art and Craft, Penland,  

                                   North  Carolina.


1996-97                      Printmaking at the University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC.


4/2001                       Teacher’s assistant, printmaking, University of North Carolina in Asheville, NC.  


1983-2000                  Letterpress apprentice/assistant, Celo Press, South Toe, NC.


1983-2000                 Drawing and letterpress instructor, Arthur Morgan School, South Toe, NC.


7/1997                        Printmaker’s assistant, David Schorr, Les Fleur du Mal portfolio edition and

                                     book, Penland School of Art and Craft, Penland, NC.


7/1996                        Studio assistant, Robert Johnson, egg tempera, Penland School of Art and Craft, Penland, NC.


1985-1991                   Apprentice/assistant, Robert Johnson, fresco and egg tempera, South Toe and Burnsville, NC.




10/2014                     Visiting artist, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.


10/2014                     Visiting artist, Wells College, Aurora, NY.


3/2012                        Printmaking residency, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, IL.


3/2012                        Visiting artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


9/2011                        Visiting artist, State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL.


9/2010                       Visiting artist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.


3/2009                      Visiting artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.                                                                                                                     

2/2009                      Visiting artist, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.


5/2008                      Visiting artist, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC.


4/2008                      Visiting artist, UNCA, Asheville, NC.


2/2008                      Visiting artist, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.




9/2012                        redhanded: a songe forre the loste solo exhibition, Berea College, Berea, KY .


9/2011                         redhanded: a songe forre the loste, solo exhibition, State College of Florida Fine Art Gallery,

                                    Bradenton, FL.


2/2010                        redhanded: a songe forre the loste, solo exhibition, Tucker Cooke Gallery, UNC Asheville,

                                    Asheville, NC.


10/2008                      redhanded: a songe forre the loste, solo exhibition, Holden Gallery, Warren Wilson College,

                                     Swannanoa, NC.


11/2006                      redhanded: a songe forre the loste, line etchings, solo exhibition, Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL.



8/2014                       redhanded: a songe forre the loste, selected line etchings and complete portfolio exhibition,     

                                    Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA.


9/2010                       Drawing Revisited exhibition, Green Hill Center, Greensboro, NC.


2008-2010                 One World International Printmaking Exhibition, Beijing, Seoul, Canada, United States.


3/2009                       Picturing the Beast, traveling group exhibition, Southern Graphics Council conference, Chicago, IL.


2009                           Black Flag on the Moon, traveling group exhibition, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, FL.


1/2006-2009            Southern Graphics Council Traveling Exhibition.


1/2008                       Printed: Contemporary Prints and Books, Greensboro, NC.


1/2008                       Pressing Matters in Printmaking, Asheville, NC.


3/2007                       Making It New, Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC.


11/2006                      SAGA Exhibition, Ringling School of Art,  Sarasota, FL.


9/2006                      Women’s International Print Portfolio, Birth Project, Mid-Atlantic Print Conference, Ohio State

                                    University at  Athens.


2/2006                      Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands Exhibition, Juror’s Choice Award, Chapel Hill, NC.


12/2005                     Green Hill Center Collector’s Choice Exhibition, Greensboro, NC.


8/2005                      New Orleans Triennial Print Exhibition, New Orleans, LA.


7/2005                       SAGA 90th Anniversary Show, The Art Student’s League, New York, NY.


3/2004                      Women’s International Print Portfolio, Women’s Work, Southern Graphics Council,

                                    Washington, DC.


4/1997                       University of North Carolina, Owens Gallery, Asheville, NC.




Studio collections: Kathy Caraccio, New York, NY.  Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL. 


University collections: UNCA, Asheville, NC.  UNCC, Cullowhee, NC.  SCAD-S, Savannah, GA.


Numerous private collections.




Available on request.


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