Impressed: May First Friday

Normally I don’t write about a First Friday exhibit at The Workshop, but this one I wanted to share all the beautiful prints by many hardworking Marywood University students from the spring semester. This was my first year as the area head for printmaking and graphic design, and while it was fun, it was a…

Sandhill Crane Reduction Print

Inspired by a trip to central Nebraska to view the March sandhill crane migration, I created a reduction linocut print. What that means is using single plate for multiple colors. The design is cut from the plate for the first color, otherwise called a state. So the first state would be the background and hardly…

Teaching Intaglio

Printmaking at Marywood I’ve been teaching graphic design since the 1990s. I’ve been a printmaker since the 1980s. Recently I took over the printmaking area (much to my delight) at Marywood University and taught my first intaglio class in the fall 2018 semester. I’ve been a student of intaglio for many years and had the…

Printwork 2015 exhibit

If you happen to be in Pittsburgh, stop in to this exhibit at The Artists Image Resource gallery where I have my Hi! letterpress print on display. Show is up until February 5th. I am one of 23 artists chosen from over 320 entries, designed to showcase the best of contemporary printmaking in the United…