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Maggie Denk-Leigh

Title Associate Professor/Chair of Printmaking
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7480

Courses  Image + Form II: Reproducibility | Intro Printmaking: Image Construction I: Line + Sequence | Material Color | Printmaking: Advanced Topics | Propaganda: Media, Dissemination, Technique

Degree MFA Clemson University, Printmaking; BA Xavier University, Printmaking, Graphic Design & Business

Maggie is an Associate Professor and Printmaking Department Chair. She is a founding member and Board President of the Morgan Conservatory, a center for book and paper arts. http://morganconservatory.org

Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at the University of Mount Union and inclusion in the 2013 MAPC Juried Members Exhibition at the McDonough Museum.

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Sarah Kabot

Title Associate Professor/Chair of Drawing
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7931

Courses  100 Drawings | BFA Statement + Exhibition | Drawing I | Drawing II | Illusionism: Intro to Drawing | Image + Form I | Image + Form II: Reproducibility

Degree MFA, Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art; BFA, University of Michigan

Sarah's work has been exhibited in galleries such as Vermont Studio Center; the Cultural Center of Polecni, Pieksamaki, Finland; Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art; and SPACES gallery, Cleveland, among others. Her awards have included a CAA Tuition Grant (2000-2002); a Merit Scholarship and Grant to the Vermont Studio Center (1999); and a Merit Scholarship for the University of Michigan (1998).

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Karen Beckwith

Title Technical Specialist/Tamarind Master Printer
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7480

Degree TMP, The Tamarind Institute of Lithography; BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

Amber Kempthorn

Amber Kempthorn

Title Lecturer
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  100 Drawings | Drawing Beyond Observation | Drawing I | Drawing: Style Context | Image + Form I | Visual Arts: Aesthetics, Style + Content

Degree MFA, Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art; Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art; BA, Art, Hiram College

Artist Amber Kempthorn explores memory and cultural mythology through drawing and collage. Her work is exhibited regionally and nationally. She is a graduate of Hiram College, the Maryland Institute College of Art and the Cranbrook Academy of Art, where she received her MFA in Sculpture in 2008. Amber has been an adjunct member of the faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Art and the College of Wooster since 2011.

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Jessica Pinsky

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Design I | Intro Printmaking: Image Construction II: Color + Form | Material Color

Degree MFA, Painting, Boston University; BFA, Studio Art, New York University

Jessica grew up in Akron, Ohio and moved to Cleveland in 2011 after receiving a BFA in Studio Art from New York University in 2006 and an MFA in painting from Boston University in 2009. She was hired as the Technical Specialist in Fiber and Material Studies Department and began teaching adjunct classes in the Foundation Department. In Collaboration with CIA, Jessica helped to relocate weaving equipment from the fiber department and open up a nonprofit textile studio in the Waterloo Arts District of East Cleveland. Jessica is currently a practicing artist and the Executive Director of Praxis Fiber Workshop.

Corrie Slawson

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7480

Courses  Artist's Book: Narrative + Form | The Liberated Print: Investigation of Alternative Methods

Jennifer Craun

Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Artist's Book Now: Artist's Book as Image | Artist's Book: Narrative + Form

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Kyle Holland

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Printmaking
Phone 216.421.7000

Degree BFA, Printmaking, Memphis College of Art

Kyle Holland was born and raised in Memphis, TN where he earned his BFA in printmaking from Memphis College of Art in 2012. His work has been exhibited internationally, including recent shows at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN; The Printmaking Center of New Jersey in Branchburg, NJ; the Center for Book Arts in New York City; and the King St. Stephen Museum in Székesfehérvár, Hungary. His work is in the collections of the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, the Nevada Museum of Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Yale University among others. Holland was awarded the Scholarship for Advanced Studies in Book Arts at the New York Center for Book Arts in 2012 and was selected to participate in the 11th portfolio published by Hand Papermaking, Inc., Negative Space in Handmade Paper: Picturing the Void, in 2013. Holland currently lives and works in Philadelphia, PA where he continues his artistic practice.

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