Summer Project Based Resident: Alexander Landerman

Alexander Landerman is our Summer Project Based Resident, and will be creating new work in our print studio, and teach a printmaking workshop about combining imagery & text this June. During his residency, Landerman will continue to explore the relationships between drawn images and handset letterpress printed type. He will be creating a body of work highlighting his relationship with animals and plants native to the region. The subjects of these illustrations will be those perceived as threatening, disgusting, or simply other and beneath notice with the purpose of highlighting their importance to local ecosystems.

Take a class with Alexander

  • Type & Image, June 13 – 29, Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 – 9PM, $180 ($162)

Alexander Landerman utilizes letterpress printing and drawing mediums to explore relationships between humans and animals. Landerman completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2-Dimensional Art at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and his Masters of Fine Art in Printmaking at Indiana University. His work is represented throughout the United States and internationally; he has participated in numerous residency programs such as the Jentel Artist Foundation and the Petrified Forest National Park AiR program. He is currently faculty at Indiana University where he runs the Letterpress Studio and continues to create work combining traditional drawing techniques with emerging digital practices and letterpress printing.