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Artwork: Morning Dove, wood engraving, 2017

Gaylord Schanilec visiting scholar

June 11-22
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NDSU Visual Arts/Printmaking Education and Research Studio (PEARS) is pleased to present the 15th summer printmaking workshop with Gaylord Schanilec, a noted color wood engraver who established his own press, Midnight Paper Sales, in 1980.

During this two-week opportunity, participants will attend printmaking workshops and prepare an exchange project using presented methods and theory.

Participants may register for three professional development credits through NDSU-DCE  Grant opportunities for North Dakota residents are available at .

The NDSU Art/PEARS program promotes printmaking production, education and innovation in the Midwest. Directed by Kent Kapplinger, PEARS collaborates with visiting artists, offers educational printmaking workshops and artistic development residencies, and promotes studio-produced work through exhibition and sales. Located at NDSU Renaissance Hall in Fargo, the spacious studio includes a pressroom/workspace, screen print studio, aquatint and etching areas, and an exposure room where one can use traditional and non-toxic intaglio, lithography, screen print, relief and letterpress methods. Digital capabilities include access to Mac computers, scanners, large format printers, 3D printers, and a laser cutter. 



Kent Kapplinger, 
PEARS Director

Kent Kapplinger, Professor of Art, has been on the faculty of North Dakota State University since 1992. Kapplinger founded (PEARS) Printmaking, Education and Research Studio in 1998 and continues as director and master printer. He has received fellowships from the Hungarian Multicultural Center, North Dakota Council on the Arts, Woodstock School of Art, New York and Vinalhaven Press, Maine. His art has been shown in over 260 individual and group exhibitions and his work is part of more than 40 public collections, including Special Collections Department & Rare Books Room at the University of Colorado; The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette; McMaster University at Hamilton in Ontario, Canada; Northern Illinois University Art Museum; Proyecto ‘ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and (AP/RC) Artist Printmakers/Photographers Research Collection at the Museum of Texas Tech.



ART 600 Professional Development Credits (3)

Includes one-month studio access

Registration for 

Grant Opportunities for North Dakota residents  

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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