2017 Ravneberg Lecture by Sergio Soave
The inclusion of prints in books has been an integral part of publishing for centuries, yet few people are intimately familiar with the many processes: intaglio, relief, planographic, and so on, used to produce them. OSU Professor Sergio Soave will give us an overview of the various techniques, their preparation, and execution.
Sergio Soave currently serves as an Associate Executive Dean and a Professor of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University.
An internationally recognized artist in the field of printmaking, Soave’s creative practice incorporates various technologies into hybrid modes of production. His works have been included in over 200 regional, national, and international exhibitions. Residencies include Nanjing College of Fine Art, Beijing Academy of Fine Art, Universidad de Guanajuato, Frans Masereel Studio in Belgium, University of Georgia’s Cortona Program, Artists Image Resource in Pittsburgh, PA, and Peacock Printmaker’s Workshop in Aberdeen, Scotland. His work is represented in E.C. Cunningham’s book, Printmaking: A Primary Form of Expression.
Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Sergio Soave received his BFA from the University of Windsor (1984) and his MFA from West Virginia University (1987). Soave joined the faculty at WVU in 1988 and served as department chair from 1997-2005. In August 2005, he became department chair at The Ohio State University.