Louise Kramer


Louise Kramer (born 1923, New York City) is known for working in a wide range of media – from printmaking to drawing, sculpture, and site-specific installation. She studied with Mark Rothko and Robert Morris at Hunter College and with Max Beckmann at Cooper Union. She was one of the founding artists of A.I.R. Gallery, in 1972.

Her work has been exhibited art the Whitney Museum, where a monoprint was featured on the poster for the 1976 Whitney Biennial, the Brooklyn Museum, S.F. MoMA, and the Jewish Museum, among others. Her work is held in public collections including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Oberlin College Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center and the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Kramer's work has been reviewed in The New York Times, New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, Artforum, Art News, The Village Voice, Newsday, and Arts Magazine. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts-CAPS.