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koreloy wildrekinde-mcwhirter

7036 State Highway 80 South, Burnsville, North Carolina 28714

phone: 828-675-5909, email:






2000-present           Founding operator of hellbendrepresse~leathrewingeditionnes, drawing,   

                                    line etching, stone lithography,  letterpress, hand bookbinding.





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



2002                           Plate lithography with Wayne Kimball and stone lithograph with Charles 

                                    Massey, Frogman's Printmaking Workshops, University of South Dakota,

                                    Vermillion, SD.


2001                          Wood engraving with Gaylord Schanilec, Penland School of Art and Craft                                    Penland, North  Carolina.



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





1967-present            Artist’s model for Katherine and William Bernstein, Sandy Wilcox and

                                    David Lewis, University of Ohio Bowling Green, Penland School of Art and

                                    Craft, Warren Wilson College, University of North Carolina Asheville,                Ringling School of Art at Wildacres, NC.

10/2014                     Vising artist/guest lecturer, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.


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


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


3/2012                        Guest lecturer visiting artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,


9/2011                        Guest lecturer/visiting artist, State College of Florida, Bradenton, FL.


9/2010                       Guest lecturer/visiting artist, Savannah College of Art and Design,

                                    Savannah, GA.


3/2009                      Guest lecturer/visiting artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.                                                                                                                     

2/2009                      Guest lecturer/visiting artist, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.


5/2008                      Guest lecturer, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC.


4/2008                      Guest lecturer, UNCA, Asheville, NC.


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


11/2006                     Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, FL.


2/2006                      Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


10/2005                     Visiting artist/guest lecturer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.


3/2005                       Graduate student workshop instructor, stone lithography, University of North Carolina in

                                    Cullowhee, NC.


10/2004                    Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.


3/2004                      Visiting artist/guest lecturer, Kathy Caraccio Print Studio, New York, NY.


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 and artist’s model for David Schorr, Les Fleur du Mal portfolio edition and

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


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


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




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

                                    Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA.


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.


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


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

                                    Asheville, NC.


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.


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


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

                                     Swannanoa, NC.


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.


11/2006                      redhanded: a songe forre the loste, line etchings, solo 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.


1/2006-2009            Southern Graphics Council Traveling Exhibition.


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


8/2005 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.


Private collections: Will Barnet, New York, NY.  Curtis Bartone, Savannah, GA.  Gwen Diehn, Swannanoa, NC.  Lenda and Lucius DuBose, Nashville, TN.  John Gall, Greensboro, NC.  Tom Huck, St. Louis, MO.  Patricia Hunsinger, Ithaca, NY.  Bette Bates, Black Mountain, NC.  Pat Niffenegger, Evanston, IL.  Walter and Mary Schatz, Nashville, TN.  Art Werger, Athens, OH.  Chris Flynn, Chicago, IL.  Danny Miller, Chicago, IL.  David Jones, Chicago, IL.  Mark Pascale, Chicago, IL.  Susan Sawyer, Montpilier, VT.  Kathleen Vetter, Keene, NH.




Curtis Bartone, SCAD-S Printmaking Department, Savannah, GA.

Bette Bates, Warren Wilson College Art Department, Swannanoa, NC.

Virginia Derryberry, UNCA Art Department, Asheville, NC.

Gwen Diehn, Bookworks, Asheville NC.

Patricia Hunsinger, Ithaca College Printmaking Department, Ithaca, NY.

Marilyn Kushner, Prints and Drawings Collection, N-Y Historical Society, New York, NY.

Mark Pascale, Prints and Drawings Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

David Schorr, Department of Art & Art History, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT.

Robert Tynes, UNCA Art Department, Asheville, NC.



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