Reductive Wax-cut Monoprinting

Reductive Wax-cut Monoprinting

I've tried for years to come up with a short name for the process I work with, now that I have that, I will do my best to explain what it is. First, there's the term “Reductive”, it means that the print is made from a single block or plate. Additional colors are created by reworking or re-cutting that plate in between printings. Since there is little left of the original image after the “reductions”, new prints cannot made from that plate once the series or edition is completed. In my version of…Read more
Biography

Biography

Troy Zaushny is a printmaker, painter, and muralist from New London, Ct. His work is a contemplation of the natural world, consciousness, and spiritual identity as they are being transformed by science and technology. Though incorporating imagery from popular culture, observation, and dreams, his rich colorful visions also explore the influences of faith and fantasy on our evolution. Troy has recently received a Public Art Community Project grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts. His project,“The Art of Community Protection and Service” guided a group of New London area High School students…Read more

Résumé

EDUCATION 2001 : : BFA, Drawing. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 1990 : : Printmaking. University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT.   AWARDS / GRANTS 2016 : : Recipient, Public Art Community Grant, Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) - Office of the Arts 2016 : : Recipient, Assets for Artists matched savings grant and workshops, Mass MoCA. 2013 : : Semifinalist, Gloucester Harborwalk Public Art Challenge, Gloucester MA Committee for the Arts (CFTA) 2012 : : Finalist, New London Mural Walk, funded by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development…Read more