Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment
Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

We had a great time teaching our workshop The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops, held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This week long course covered woodcarving and printing on fabric, basic machine sewing techniques, crochet, and related! To see a summary of the course and some materials provided to students, check out […]

Story Maps: Contemporary Creative Nonfiction

Posted on Sep 29, 2012 in art | 2 Comments

My sketchbooks have always been an integral part of my life, my memory and my artwork. When I was in graduate school, I started a series of screen prints that emulated the relationship between text and image that emerges in my sketchbooks. I called these prints Story Maps. I combined autobiographical narrative with fantastical elaboration […]

Shut up and Draw. It’s Good for You!

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 in art, teaching | 90 Comments

In order to get myself back in gear this summer and prep myself for the drawing classes I’m going to be teaching this semester at Murray State, I delved into the simple but effective EDM drawing challenges. These drawing challenges were started by artist Danny Gregory, whom I’ve been following off and on for  about […]

The Amazing Hancock Brothers

Posted on Jul 24, 2012 in art | 3 Comments

I had a great time second week at Frogman’s studying with The Amazing Hancock Brothers: Charles + John. We learned down-n-dirty carving, printing, transfer and stamping techniques while chugging coffee and getting visibly winded. I got a 12″ x 12″ woodblock and a linoleum block of the same size carved and proofed during the week, […]

The Honeymoon is Over: An Exhibition of Works by Blake & Hannah Sanders

Posted on Jul 1, 2012 in art, life, travel | 8 Comments

Yesterday, Blake and I installed a collaborative exhibition at the Nuance Gallery in Beresford, South Dakota called The Honeymoon is Over. We will have a reception for the show on Wednesday, July 11th from 7pm to 9pm. This reception takes place during the second session of Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop, so I hope all […]

Addendum: Studio Right Now Update

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in art | One Comment

As I was working on the post I just put up, Nomadic Artists, Blake has been printing his most recent woodcut. He started this print nearly three years ago, and things kept getting in the way of its completion. He worked diligently on it at MTSU last week and has been carving in our down […]

Nomadic Artists

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in art, food porn, life | 3 Comments

After moving into our new place in Kentucky, Blake and I immediately took off for our friend Ann Flowers‘ wedding in Columbia, KY. Then we spent a fun-filled week in Murfreesburro, Tennessee with our friend Meghan “Shotgun” O’Connor as visiting artists at the Governor’s School gifted art high school students program she was teaching at […]

Installing Uncharted Territories

Posted on Mar 6, 2012 in art | 3 Comments

This weekend, Blake and I installed our collaborative piece for the Uncharted Territories exhibition at the Healing Center in New Orleans. This exhibition opens this Saturday, March 9th from 6pm-9pm during the St. Claude Arts District 2nd Saturday Arts Night. We also have a reception on the Friday during the Southern Graphics Council Conference, Friday […]

Once Again: Another Studio Day! (Life’s Little Miracles.)

Posted on Feb 27, 2012 in art, food porn | No Comments

I carved into my hydra drawing! This could be a print one day. But it is a sculpture always! BACK, in progress. Stencil Meanwhile, Blake is busy cutting, sanding and spray painting his shaped dino sculptures. Screen printed images on top coming soon! After studio, we went to one of our favorite sushi places, Little […]