“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 →

West Virginia Invitational at the Juliet Museum…

This weekend was the closing reception for the West Virginia Invitational at the Juliet Museum in Charleston, WV. The exhibition was curated by Jessica O’Hearn and includes a good representation of WVU faculty (Michael Sherwin, Alison Helm, Shalya Marsh, Amy Schissel, and Shoji Satake) with West Virginia printmakers Zach Fitchner and Robert Howsare. There was... 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 →

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