Piece description from the artist
This work was created while at an artist residency in Italy, May 2011. I was intentionally responding to the design and spatial poetics of Italy.
Dustyn Bork is a printmaker / painter who often works in mixed media. He earned his MFA in printmaking from Indiana University Bloomington in 2002 and his BFA in printmaking from the University of Michigan in 1999. He works with cultural notions of pattern, color, and design.
Dustyn is currently Associate Professor of Art at Lyon College where he joined the faculty in 2010. His work has been shown regionally, nationally, and internationally in numerous juried printmaking exhibitions. He has participated in artist residencies at the Franz Masereel Centre in Kasterlee, Belgium and the MIRA in Martignano, Italy. He has won numerous awards including the Arkansas Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship in Painting and purchase prizes at exhibitions such as the Delta National Small Prints and the Hunterdon Art Museum Annual Print.