Visiting Faculty

The Printmaking Studio has an active visiting faculty program. Recent visiting faculty include: Martin Mazorra, Carol Wax, Ana Tiscornia, Karl Hecksher, Betty Winkler, Melissa Braggins, Diogenes Ballester, Young Kil Yim, Jani Konstantinovski Puntos, Carlos Uribe, Dylan McManus, and Kristopher Hedley

Martin Mazorra. The American University, Washington, DC. MFA Painting. Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, NY. Summer resident. Parson's School of Design, Part Time Faculty of Fine Art, Instructor of Introductory Printmaking, Lithography, Woodcut. 2001 Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC "The Barnstormers: No Condition is Permanent". Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Grant.

painted truck

Carol Wax. Mezzotint artist. Carol Wax also lectures frequently on the medium. Numerous prizes in national and international competitions. 1986 A Resident of the MacDowell Colony for visual artists, writers, and composers.1987 Artists' Fellowship grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

piece by Carol Wax

Diogenes Ballester. The University of Wisconsin in Madison MFA. Nemerous international collective exhibitions. Forum Multicuturel diArt Contemporain, Museum of Art, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A Gold Medal in 3rd Biennial of Painting of the Caribbean and Central America, "Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

piece by Diogenes Ballester

Betty Winkler. Director of Yama Prints, a printmaking studio in New York City. She has collaborated with many artist, including Yvonne Jacquette, Kingsley Parker and David Shapiro. She was trained at Carnegie-Mellon University and at numerous printshops and artists studios. She has taught workshops at Kala Institute (Berkeley, CA), Massachusetts College of Art (Boston) and Manhattan Graphics Center. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited in New York, Berkeley, Rome and Lima.

piece by Betty Winkler

Young Kil Yim. Recieved M.F.A. degree in Printmaking from the State University at New Paltz in 1992; he received B.F.A and M.F.A. degrees in Painting from the College of Fine Arts, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea. He was a Visiting Artist in Residence at Victorian College of the the Arts, Melbourne University in Australia in 1996. His works have been exhibited internationally in Japan, China, Taiwan, Australia, Ljubljana, U.S.A., Spain, India, Korea. He teaches Printmaking at the College of Fine Arts, Hongik University in Seoul.

piece by Youn Kil Yim

Jani Konstantinovski Puntos Received Ph.D. in Graphics Department, Academy of Fine Art, Katowice, Poland 2003. Numerous international and national exhibitions including 60 European Artists, Salles des Archives departamentales, Domaine de Madame Elisabeth, Versailles, Fr., Reductions of Space, National Museum of Cracow, Transmigration Cracow New York, Taller Boricua Gallery, New York. Works in several international museum collections.

piece by Jani Konstantinovski Puntos
Melissa Katzman Braggins Received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with Honors in Painting/Printmaking Major, Rochester Institute of Technology in and is a Tamarind Master Printer, completing their Printer Training Program and Senior Printer Fellowship in 1982. Braggins and her partner founded Pondside Press in Rhinebeck, NY, where they continue to print and publish fine art prints today. Braggins is also the Master Printer and Printmaking Workshop Manager at Art Omi International Artists Residency Program in Ghent, NY, 1992-present.
Robert Capozzi Earned a BFA, 1995, and MFA, 2007 both in Printmaking from SUNY New Paltz. Capozzi has exhibited his wide range of work both nationally and internationally. His experience covers all printmaking techniques, video, graphic and web design, and fine art photography. He also has experience as a professional printer of lithographs.
Dylan McManus Dylan McManus earned a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Oregon and completed his education with an MFA from the State University of New York at New Paltz. As a result of his innovative and contemporary explorations in the field of printmaking McManus has been selected for various group and solo exhibitions, and his work has been featured at many national and international venues including the 2010 International Experimental Engraving Biennial 4 in Romania, Multiple Matters, International Print Network, Vienna Biennial in Austria, the 2009 International Print Triennial Krakow, Bunkier Sztuki Krakow, Poland, the 2009 Oldenburg Print Triennial, Horst Janssen Museum, Oldenburg, the 2009 International Triennial of Graphic Art Bitola, N.I. Institute and Museum, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia and as a award winning solo exhibition for the 2008 Now Art, Now Future, Grafikos Bienale at the Kuanas Print Gallery, Kuanas Lithuania. 
Kristopher Hedley Earned a BFA in Painting and MFA in Printmaking, 2007 from SUNY New Paltz. lives and works in the Hudson Valley. His work has been exhibited his work nationally & internationally.
Carlos Uribe Earned a BFA, 1992, and MFA, 2004 both in Printmaking from SUNY New Paltz. Uribe has exhibited his work widely both nationally and internationally, and has worked as an arts educator with diverse populations and age groups in a variety of settings. His experience covers creative development as well as technical production. During the 1980's Carlos founded Big House Studio, a silkscreen and textile design operation in upstate New York where he continues to work, specializing in silkscreen techniques.