About

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Photo credit: ©2021 Sarah Lawhorne;  At South County Art Association with two altered print collage works (one of which received an Honorable Mention)  in the Open Juried Paint, Print and Drawing exhibition, Sept. 23- Oct. 16, 2021.

Janet Maher has been a prolific exhibiting artist for more than four decades. Her prints, drawings, artist books, collages, assemblages, digital images and works in clay are in many public and private collections.

She is a Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts from Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly in Rhode Island, a Signature Member of the National Collage Society, and a member of the South County Art Association and the College Book Art Association.

She researched and authored two scholarly books: From the Old Sod to the Naugatuck Valley: Early Irish Catholics in New Haven County, Connecticut (2012, Apprentice House, Baltimore, MD) and Waterbury Irish: From the Emerald Isle to the Brass City (2015, History Press, with assistance from John Wiehn and others).