WVU Print Club at the WVU Art Museum

The WVU Print Club printed t-shirts during the student night reception of the “My Hero!” exhibition at the WVU Art Museum. WVU Printmaking students printed a steady stream of comics themed t-shirts in conjunction with other programming the museum staff had planned that night. The entire museum was FILLED with students and activity, it was a great night!

The “My Hero!” exhibition in general is a really fun exhibition with work that celebrates and questions our relationship to comics and superheroes. I will be giving a talk about the history of American comics and their relationship to contemporary at the WVU Art Museum on Wednesday November 28th.

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WVU Printmakers Stephanie Alaniz and Tyler Carter printing a design…

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The upstairs gallery at the WVU Art Museum…

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The gallery was filled with a lot of really great work! Some of my favorites below…

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Matt Ritchie piece reflecting the exhaustion contemporary superheroes must be feeling from their over exposure in the media…

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An absolutely beautiful Enrique Chagoya lithograph that use multiple contemporary references to talk about xenophobia…

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Classic Mark Newport crocheted costumes which talks about our assumptions about knitting, costumes, superheroes and gender roles…

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and this series of Winston Tseng images that question representation in superhero mythologies…

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