Kapplinger Prints Exhibiting Nationwide
August 22, 2011
Kent Kapplinger, Associate Professor of Art with North Dakota State University, will exhibit several prints this fall throughout the nation.
Juror Robert K. Newman selected “Journey,” a small intaglio print, for inclusion in the 14th Annual National Small Works exhibition. The exhibition will run through August 28 at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Silver Spring, MD. Several prints by Kapplinger will be featured in 4 Directions/4 Printmakers, a traveling exhibition that runs August 12-September 18. The opening reception will take place September 16 at 6:00 PM at the Schoenherr Gallery, Naperville, IL. In addition to Kapplinger, the exhibition will feature artists Catherine Chauvin (Colorado), Robert Kennon (Missouri), and Ralph Slatton (Tennessee). Finally, three serigraphs were selected for inclusion in the exhibition titled Social Justice, which runs September 2-28 at the Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY.
In addition to teaching at NDSU, Kapplinger is the director of the Printmaking Education and Research Studio (PEARS) and Art Bank rental program. He received a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the University of Iowa and Bachelor of Arts in Art from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. He has received fellowships from the Hungarian Multicultural Center in Hungary, the North Dakota Council on the Arts, Woodstock School of Art (New York), and Vinalhaven Press (Maine). His work has been shown in over 180 individual and group exhibitions and can be seen in more than 30 public and corporate collections, including Johnson & Johnson Company in New Jersey, Museum of Texas Tech University, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, The Print Consortium in Kansa, and the Schenectady Museum in New York.