Sunday, 30 March 2008

Colangelo, Zdzislaw, Niederhausen and Piasentin

All four of the artists are working in higher educational faculties on different parts of the American continent. Their roots, going by their family names point towards Italy, Eastern Europe, Germany and France ??.

Colangelo is a Canadian Born, American, who lives and works in St. Louis, Missouri. Where inkjet is concerned , he uses a variety of printmaking processes to accompany it. Usually he employs one technique, at a time, i.e., these include collagraph, "chine colle" or silkscreen. More of his work can be seen at the Bruno David Gallery

As well as being a printmaker, Niederhausen also makes bookart which includes altered books as well as collaborations with poets. You can see more of her work on her personal website

Sikora Zdzislaw hails from Illinois, where he teaches fine art.

Piasentin is from California and is yet another professor (Pepperdine University) . He has had many international exhibitions and likes to experiment tradigitally by incorporating collage and embossing elements.

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