Wax cut monoprints

Video by Mattias Lundblad. 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 surface of the plate creating shades and textures that cannot…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