Inter-University Sketchbook Project…

Back on Sept. 10, Barbara Westman, Associate Professor of Art at Slippery Rock University, visited the WVU Printshop to talk about a new project we will be participating in. Barbara is organizing an inter-university sketchbook project focusing on printmaking. This is the first sketchbook project my students have participated in, and I am excited to... Continue Reading →

Jay Ryan visiting artist…

We were so lucky to have Jay Ryan visit the WVU Printshop for the last few days. If you don't know, Jay Ryan has been making silkscreen posters for the last 20 years and is the artist behind "The Bird Machine". He is easily one of the most important living American poster artists, and the... Continue Reading →

“The Laser Printmaker” portfolio…

Below are images of the portfolio "THE LASER PRINTMAKER: MAPPING OVERLAPS BETWEEN PRINTMAKING AND LASER SYSTEMS" which was shown at the 2019 SGC International conference in Dallas. It was organized by Dana Potter, an MFA candidate at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. This was a fantastic portfolio that I was really glad to be a... Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts Comics workshop…

Last night capped off a two day comic project with a local Girl Scouts troop. This is actually the second workshop I have conducted with this troop. First was a short conversation about comics...we learned about artists like Alison Bechdel and Lynda Barry, the comic book burnings and bans in America in the 1950’s and... Continue Reading →

“In Plain Sight: Rediscovering Appalachian Cultural Identity” at Mylan Park Elementary…

“In Plain Sight: Rediscovering Appalachian Cultural Identity” was a semester long collaborative project with teachers from Mylan Park Elementary and community members funded by a West Virginia Division of Culture and History STEAM grant. This project included many different instructors and artists who made multiple visits with students. This project had a few major learning... Continue Reading →

Imin Yeh visiting artist…

Today we were so lucky to have a visit from Imin Yeh, Assistant Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University! We have been talking about a visit to WVU for a few years now, and I am so glad that we were able to find time in her very busy schedule to come to Morgantown!... Continue Reading →

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