Janet Ballweg

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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 3350 Screenprinting
ARTS 4350 Advanced Printmaking
ARTS 4380 Senior Studio in Prints
ARTS 5310 Graduate Printmaking (traditional, photomechanical and digital print)
ARTS 4000 Summer Book Arts Workshop

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus
Professor Ballweg's current research integrates digital technologies along with contemporary printmaking processes, including photopolymer intaglio and screenprint.

Recent Accomplishments
Named BGSU Professor of Creative Arts Excellence (2018-2021)
2-month residency at the Guanlan Printmaking Base in Guanlan, China
2-week residency at Brush Creek Ranch, Wyoming
Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award

International and National Exhibitions include:
Paradox Exhibition, IKCU Art Gallery, Izmir Kȃtip Çelebi University, Ismir, Turkey
11th Biennale Internationale destampe Contemporaine de Trois Rivieres, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
Guanlan International Print Biennial, China Printmaking Museum, Shenzhen, China
Global Matrix IV International Print Exhibition, Purdue University Gallery, Lafayette, IN
Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL

Work included in selected collections:
Douro Art Museum, Douro, Portugal
Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec, Canada
China Printmaking Museum, Shenzhen, China
Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA
Guanzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou, China                                                      
Arte/Desarrollo Humano Workshop, Monterrey NL, Mexico
Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan
Florean Museum, Carbunari, Romania
International Graphics Museum, Giza, Egypt

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

Updated: 05/12/2022 02:13PM