Karin Schepers was born in Germany and arrived in Australia with her husband, printmaker Udo Sellbach in 1955. She studied at the Kölner Werkschulen 1946-53, and worked as a lithographer at the Kölner Presse 1952-53. With Sellbach she lectured at the South Australian School of Art. Figure was exhibited in 1964 in Melbourne. Between 1950-58 she made about 50 lithographs, and between 1960-64 about 40 etchings, after which she stopped making prints.
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998
colour etching and aquatint, printed on white Arches paper
24.8 x 30.5 cm platemark; 32.6 x 38.3 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "K. Schepers 62".
Not on display
© Karin Schepers
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Project 39 - Women's Imprint (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Oct 1982–31 Oct 1982
Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999