“Focus on the Arts” Night…

Last night was "Focus on the Arts" night at North Elementary. Although I've done Arts Night events in the past, this year was a little more ambitious, and really fun! A group of students helped out this year and we produced silkscreens. North students seemed to have a fun time, and they appreciated the joy... Continue Reading →

“The Old College Try”…

Saturday April 22 marked the closing reception for our annual WVU MFA exhibition at Artists Image Resource in Pittsburgh. This year's show was titled "The Old College Try". We first started showing student prints at AIR in 2011. This event has been such a wonderful experience for our program and our students. Thank you so... Continue Reading →

Showcase Gallery at UTK…

I'm excited to see my prints up in the Showcase Gallery at the University of Tennessee School of Art in Knoxville! Thank you Althea Murphy Price for asking me to show my work, and Hannah Shimabukuro for installing many, many prints...it all looks great, thank you! A press release was posted here on the UTK... Continue Reading →

The “Tessa Shackelford Print Revival!”…

On April 05-07th, the WVU Printmaking Program hosted alumni Tessa "Dumbkat" Shackelford who currently lives and works in Philadelphia. The visit was organized by current MFA Printmaking student Stephanie Alaniz. Anyone who knows Tessa is well aware that she is a force to be reckoned with, and she did not disappoint during her time in... Continue Reading →

Shepherd University…

On Friday April 07, I was asked to meet with graduating BFA students from Shepherd University. The Art Department annually hosts “interviews” between visiting artists and graduating students. This is the second time I have done this. It is a lot of fun, I met a lot of talented students and I get to meet... Continue Reading →

Career Week at Mylan Elementary…

On Monday April 03, I was asked to talk to 4th graders at Mylan Park Elementary School about being an artist and printmaker during their Career Week. The school had an entire week filled with speakers talking about their careers as engineers, doctors, first responders, scientists, everything! So it was a lot of pressure, but... Continue Reading →

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