Wax cut monoprints

Video by Mattias Lundblad. Troy Zaushny, Wax Cut Monoprints from Mattias Lundblad on Vimeo. I use a wax block (wax-cut) instead of more traditional materials like wood or linoleum in a typical relief printing method - where the surface of the block is cut and that which remains is inked and printed. I usually create a small series of monoprints rather than an edition. This means that each of my prints are unique, although they come from the same block. I often use my ink rollers like brushes, applying many colors to the…Read more


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. In 2016 Troy was invited by ‘Ethiopia Reads’ to be a part of “Ethiopian Odyssey II”, a painting tour of Maji, Ethiopia; and to participate in a creating a series of children’s books which would…Read more


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