Artwork in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”…

I was so excited to see two of my prints appear in the background in the new movie about Mr. Rogers "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood". The top print is titled “IRON MAN Vol.01 Issue 178 Page 16″ and is from the series of prints made deconstructing the color palette compositions of each page... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist at the University of Southern Maine…

I just got back from visiting the University of Southern Maine. I was asked to come to campus in conjunction with my solo exhibition at the Area Gallery in Portland. We had a number of activities planned for my visit, critiques, a relief workshop, and a few lectures. It was a great time, and a... Continue Reading →

WVU Magazine…

Recently, I was asked to write a short synopsis of my research into the relationship between American comics and contemporary art for WVU Magazine. Thank you to WVU Magazine Editor Diana Mazzella for asking me to do this.

Nicole Hand visiting artist…

I am so excited to post pictures from our second artist coming to WVU under the “WVU Master Printmaking Series in honor of Joe Hestick” funded by Beth Hestick. Nicole Hand is the Assistant to the Dean and Professor of Art & Design at Murray State University. She is also a master at Intaglio printmaking.... Continue Reading →

“Witness” at G1/CW…

My work was included in a group exhibition titled “Witness". A five-person exhibition featuring Pittsburgh Print Group members Casey Connelly, Katie Kaplan, Adam Linn, Laura Zurowski, and myself in collaboration with G1/CW gallery in Pittsburgh. The exhibition was curated by Aaron Regal, from his curatorial statement: "To bare witness is at the fundamental core of... Continue Reading →

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 →

Post residency travel in Italy…

After my residency at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, I was able to travel to multiple cities in Italy and see artwork and important cultural sites throughout the country... The first stop was at the Cinque Terre...absolutely beautiful landscape and towns... The second stop was Florence... Obvious stops to see David and the... Continue Reading →

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