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Printmaking Kicks Off Spring with Invitational

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Relief prints by undergrad student Ryan Vicente. Courtesy of the School of Fine Art – Printmaking.

This past February, the School of Fine Art - Printmaking started out the semester by putting on their first annual Printmaking Invitational, showcasing print and book arts, highlighting work from current students. Faculty and students were on hand for the opening reception, as the gallery had a steady stream of people coming through.

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Relief prints by undergrad student Ian Powell. Courtesy of the School of Fine Art – Printmaking.

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Lithographs and a Mezzotint/Collagraph by graduate student Helen H. Wu. Courtesy of the School of Fine Art – Printmaking.

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Book Arts case with an interactive game by undergraduate student Keisha Mrotek. Courtesy of the School of Fine Art – Printmaking.

Graduate and undergraduate students were hand selected to submit framed prints on the gallery walls, as well as three-dimensional book art pieces in a display case.  Students showcased were undergraduates Tyler Balogh, Se Ryung Kim, Caitlin Kerrigan, Erin McAdams, Keisha Mrotek, Ian Powell, Ronald Robles, Ryan Vicente, Jen Wright and Nina Wright. The graduate printmaking department was represented by Yishu Wang and Helen H. Wu.

The Academy gallery at The Cannery allowed the students to also include a print bin, allowing art appreciators to walk home with the work from our emerging artists!