Associate professor’s screen print added to collections
A screen print by Kent Kapplinger, associate professor of art, has been accepted into several collections throughout the nation. His print titled “Blood Drive” is now in collections at:
- Special Collections Department and Rare Books Room, University of Colorado Boulder
- Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana Lafayette
- Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, La.
- University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D.
Kapplinger’s work can be seen in more than 25 public and corporate collections, including Johnson & Johnson, Thrivent Financial, The Print Consortium, U.S. Art in Embassy Program Amity Art Foundation, Museum of Texas Tech University and Northern Illinois University Art Museum.
Kapplinger considers his work collaborate in nature, inspired by authors, reporters and researchers of environmental and cultural issues interpreted through his own rural-based background. He chooses to work primarily in the print medium for its complexity, ease in creating text and potential for layering color.