Gail Deery, Professor of Printmaking, Papermaking and Book Arts and Co-Director of Dolphin Press & Print at MICA, and Alex Kirillov, Senior Lecturer, MFA Book Arts + Printmaking and Studio Art at The University of the Arts, both worked with Siena when he printed at their respective institutions. Deery and Kirillov will give a tour of the exhibition James Siena: Resonance Under Pressure from the printer’s perspective, walking through the various processes used by Siena and their students during his artist-residencies in 2018.
Left: James Siena, Parentheses, Tesselating, 2018, lithograph, edition of 20. Courtesy of the Artist and The University of the Arts, MFA Book Arts + Printmaking Program
Right: James Siena, Seven Radiating Lobes, Wandering, 2018, etching and relief, 15” x 11 ¾”, edition of 20. Courtesy of the Artist and The University of the Arts, MFA Book Arts + Printmaking Program