Martin Kruck is an artist specializing in printmaking who earned his M.F.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his B.F.A. from Queen’s University in Canada. His work has been featured in 25 solo exhibitions and in more than 100 group exhibitions in Germany, Japan, Estonia, Northern Ireland, Mexico, and across the United States and Canada. Kruck is the recipient of numerous grants and artist fellowships including those from the American Academy in Rome, the National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, and the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. He is currently a professor of art at New Jersey City University and lives and works outside of New York City.
Martin Kruck worked in the Putnam studio.
The Graphics Studio, converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to Union Street. Inside the building, an engine powered…