Part of A Grade Series / Printmaking Survey / Comart Facility, Syracuse University 2006 / 07
...it pays to have Pre College Study. In most cases you will recieve minimal instruction at the College level. In College you get assignments in a series. Long term and short term projects. Class Work is where you get "Critique"...not instructon. I studied Printmaking with Valerie J. Maynard who is a reknown Printmaker, Sculptor and Muralist. While at the Flag Ship Studio Museum in 1971, I produced work in Wood Block, Linoleum Block, Mono Print and Paper Lithograph. While there,
I recieved a second scholarship to reknown Printmaker Bob Blackburn's Studio on 23rd Street in Manhattan. Many prominent Printmakers produced work there.
I saw the first Intaglio plate that Harlem Artist Kay Brown made which took weeks. It was featured in many books on Black Artists and Female Artists. She used a variety of textures to get her image.