Printmaking Faculty

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Printmaking Faculty

  • Associate Professor and Program Head of Printmaking
    Printmaking, Visual Studies

    Amze J. Emmons

    • Email: amze.emmons@temple.edu
    • Phone: 215-777-9126
    • Office: Tyler 260C
    • Website: www.amzeemmons.com
    • Amze Emmons is a multi-disciplinary artist with a background in printmaking and drawing. His research results in prints, drawings and paintings that explore systems of local experience, architecture, vernacular design and print culture. He also produces temporary collaborative projects that investigate the potential of the multiple.
       
      He has held solo exhibitions in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco, among other locations. His work has been included in group exhibitions in innovative commercial galleries, artist-run spaces and museums. Emmons has...

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  • Professor
    Printmaking

    Richard Hricko

    • Email: hricko@temple.edu
    • Phone: 215-913-0877
    • Office: Tyler 260
    • Website: www.richardhricko.com
    • Richard Hricko is a printmaker whose work presents composite details of the natural and built environment that honor nature, industry and the course of decay and recovery. Influenced by the tradition of ruins in Italian art, he similarly expresses the passage of time and invokes longing and the pathos of things forgotten but from a uniquely magnified perspective. He embraces new technologies and experimental approaches to his medium as well as the traditional skills and focus of the master printer. Layering such disparate ideas and techniques, he explores the generative fusion of real and...

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  • Professor
    Printmaking

    Hester Stinnett

    • Email: hesters@temple.edu
    • Phone: 215-777-9126
    • Office: Tyler 260
    • Website: www.hesterstinnett.com
    • Hester Stinnett's studio practice seeks to utilize the various tools and processes of printmaking as a direct means of drawing rather than primarily as techniques for reproduction. Process and concept go hand-in-hand and are dependent upon one another in her work. Her images are made, as it were, through the press rather than before the press. They embody an ongoing challenge and balance of chance and control inspired by John Cage’s steadfast use of indeterminancy as a creative strategy in musical composition. Their internal structures reveal our attempts to tether ideas,...

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  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Galen Gibson-Cornell

    • Email: tuk46964@temple.edu
    • Website: www.galengibsoncornell.com
    • Galen Gibson-Cornell's practice combines urban exploration, found-material collage and Situationist principles of détournement. Through the manipulation, cutting, weaving and scrambling of layers of native paper, posters, flyers and advertisements, his work suggests an alternative viewing of cityscapes in a technologically and culturally shifting global community. 

      MFA and MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
      BFA, Truman State University

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Devin Kovach

    • Email: d.kovach@temple.edu
    • Devin Kovach is an American artist currently working abroad at Temple University Rome, where he teaches printmaking and book arts. He also organized the program's first international installment of the ongoing series of symposia on contemporary printmaking called, Print Think Italy. His artistic practice incorporates elements of printmaking, photography and installation.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University

      BFA, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Jenn McTague

    • Email: jennifer.mctague@temple.edu
    • Website: www.secondstatepress.org
    • Jennifer McTague is the co-founding director at Second State Press, a communal printmaking studio dedicated to fostering the development of ideas and innovation in printmaking by providing artists with a professional, affordable and supportive workspace. She has an expertise in screen printing on paper and fabric and is also passionate about providing young artists with tools to excel their professional careers.

      MA, New York University
      BFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Alexis Nutini

    • Email: nutini@temple.edu
    • Website: alexisnutini.com
    • Alexis Nutini runs Dos Tres Press, a printshop in south Philadelphia where he maintains a print publishing business and develops collaborative print-based projects. He focuses on rigorous experimentation with relief printmaking techniques through hand-carved, reduction woodblock printing and the digital technology of platemaking with Computer Numerical Control (CNC) routing.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BA, St. Mary's College of Maryland

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Alyssa Piro

    • Email: a.piro@temple.edu
    • Alyssa Piro is a multidisciplinary artist working across drawing, printmaking, ceramics and installation. Her work has been included in exhibitions locally, nationally, as well as abroad.

      MFA, Columbia University
      BFA, Pratt Institute

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Kayla Romberger

    • Email: kayla.romberger@temple.edu
    • Website: www.kaylaromberger.com
    • Kayla Romberger is an artist and arts organizer based in Philadelphia. She is co-founder and co-director of the bookshop and exhibition space Ulises, where she has organized exhibitions with artists and publishing groups including Hannah Black, Martine Syms, Pablo Helguera, Hardworking Goodlooking and Bidoun. 

      MFA, University of Michigan
      BFA, University of Montana

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Andrea Santos

    • Email: tuf19167@temple.edu
    • Website: www.andrealynnsantos.com
    • Andrea Santos makes paintings, prints, plaster reliefs and sculptural objects that consider the connection between materiality and emotional perception. She has recently completed a studio apprenticeship at The Fabric Workshop and Museum and currently teaches printmaking workshops at Second State Press. Santos has also worked as an edition printer for print publishers including Pace Editions, Durham Press and Princeton University. 

      MFA, Rhode island School of Design
      BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

  • Adjunct Professor
    Printmaking

    Marisha Simmons

    • Email: marisha.simons@temple.edu
    • Marisha Simons is an artist and printmaker whose artwork borrows images of flora and fauna from landscapes and translates them into abstracted forms of themselves that build a theatrical scale slice of the outdoors. Her installations are hand-printed on silk and hung in spaces in layers, utilizing the transparency of the silk to create a sense of depth.

      MFA, University of the Arts
      BA, Colorado College