Students will pursue an interdisciplinary approach to book arts and become proficient in traditional and contemporary printmaking processes.
They will experience the unique differences in printmaking media with the aim of developing personalized imagery and technical expertise. Students will participate in regional, national, and international portfolio opportunities and conferences. Possible career options include: fine artist, commercial printer, various gallery and museum art related industries. The field of conservation also has opportunities for skilled book artists and printmakers.
The studios are equipped for creating work in lithography, silkscreen, intaglio, woodcut, letterpress, artist books, alternative photography, polymer plate making, bookbinding, papermaking, and sculptural paper. The printmaking and book arts faculty encourage interdisciplinary work promoting experimentation, invention, and interaction. Final projects meld creativity with image, structure, sequence, and text.