Bryn Perrott visiting artist…

This week we were so incredibly lucky to have Bryn Perrott in our studio! Bryn took some time away from her studio here in Morgantown to come back to the WVU Printshop and talk with students. Bryn, also known as DEERJERK on Instagram, is a prolific artist balancing her own work, commissions, traveling to festivals,... Continue Reading →

Visiting artist at Northern Illinois University…

I was recently asked to be a visiting artist atNorthern Illinois Universityin Dekalb. This was a really exciting opportunity because NIU's printmaking program has such a great reputation and printmaker Michael Barnes is definitely a living legend in our field. During my visit, we printed an edition of a new CMYK silkscreen print, had critiques... 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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