Janet Ballweg


Professor, Printmaking
Area Head, Printmaking

MFA, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Printmaking, 1985
BS, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Art (concentrations in Printmaking and Drawing), 1983

Courses Taught
ARTS 2310 Introduction to Printmaking
ARTS 3330 Etching
ARTS 4350 Advanced Printmaking
ARTS 4380 Senior Studio in Prints
ARTS 5310 Graduate Printmaking (traditional, photomechanical and digital print)
Summer Book Arts Workshop

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus
Professor Ballweg's current research involves 3D digital modeling and 2D imaging in conjunction with contemporary printmaking processes, including photopolymer intaglio, photo lithography, and screenprint.

Recent Accomplishments
2-month residency at the Guanlan Printmaking Base in Guanlan, China
3-month residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA
Invitation to travel to China to participate at the Qijiang Printmaking Festival
Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award
First Place Award in the 15th Mini Print International Exhibition, Binghamton, NY

Professor Ballweg is an active member of numerous print and educational organizations, including:
Southern Graphics Council international
Mid-America Print Council (vice president 2000-02)
Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (President 1994-95, vice president 1992-94)
The American Print Alliance

Faculty member at BGSU since 1990