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Northwest Missouri State University


Philip Laber

Philip Laber

Email

Office

248A Fine Arts

Phone

660.562.1323
660.562.1346 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 1976

Professor


Education

  • M.F.A.; University of Iowa
  • M.A.; University of Iowa
  • B.F.A; Northwest Missouri State University

Courses Taught

Photography

  • Creative Photography
  • Advanced Creative Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Color and Digital Photography
  • Individual Problems
  • Photography Studio
  • Graduate Workshops in non-traditional processes

Summer Graduate Workshops

  • Engraving
  • Etching
  • Non-toxic etching
  • Color viscosity
  • Woodcut
  • Linoleum
  • Monotype
  • Monoprint
  • Silkscreen
  • Digital imaging
  • Van Dyke Brown
  • Cyanotype
  • Photo-etching
  • Photo-silkscreen
  • Digital

Drawing

  • Drawing
  • Life Drawing
  • Advanced Drawing
  • Drawing Studio

Printmaking

  • Printmaking
  • Advanced Printmaking
  • Printmaking Studio

Other

  • Survey of Art History
  • International Studies in Studio
  • International Studies in Art History
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Senior Seminar

Academic Interests

  • Etching
  • Engraving
  • Drawing
  • Photography (digital and analog)
  • History

Scholarly Activity

  • UMKC National Print Exhibition 2011: UMKC Hand Print Press and UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, September 9 -December 2, 2011.  Juror Award
  • Los Angeles Printmaking Society at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Blackburn 20 20 Gallery, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, 323 W 39th St, Fl 5thNYC, New York City, NY, June 9-30, 2011
  • New York Society of Etchers, 1st National Exhibition of Intaglio Prints, The National Arts Club, New York City, NY, June 5-17, 2011.  Juror: Ms. Roberta Waddell, Curator Emeritus-The New York Public Library.
  • Los Angeles Printmaking Society: Juried Membership Exhibition 2011, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA, June 4-July 15, 2011.  Juror: Mike McGee, gallery director and professor, University of California, Fullerton
  • Synthesis, 2011 Juried Print Exhibition, printSPIVA, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, May 14 - July 3, 2011.  Juror: Hugh Merrill, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • 2011 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, January 20 - February 20, 2011.  Juror: John Caperton, Jensen Bryan Curator at The Print Center in Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Hilo, October 15, 2010 - April 21, 2011.  Jurors: Professor Sandria Hu, University of Houston at Clear Lake Texas and Professor Sam Coronado, Austin Community College, Texas.
  • Curiouser, 13th Annual Southeast College Art Council / Mid-America College Art Association Members' Exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, October 15 - November 13, 2010.  Jurors: Joe Seipel, Vice President for Academic Services, Savanah College of Art and Design.
  • Paperworks 2010, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, New York, August 1-29, 2010.  Juror: Eleonore Hungendubel, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Prints: Now in 3D, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, July 9 - October 31, 2010.  Juror: Jeff Tathermel, MCBA Artistic Director
  • Soap Box Prints 2: Prints, Politics & Democracy, A two year traveling exhibition organized through the American Print Alliance, a consortium of non-profit printmakers' councils, Peachtree, City Georgia, Director/Juror: Dr. Carol Pulin; http://www.printalliance.org/exhibits/SoapBoxPortfolio/SoapBoxExhibit2.html
  • 2010 Venue: University Art Gallery, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center,
  • Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia October 25 - November 7, 2010

Other Professional Experiences

  • MidAmerica College Art Association, Past President/Vice President for Continuity; Los Angeles Printmaking Society, member; American Print Alliance, member; College Art Association, member
  • Art Department International Studies Programs Director leading programs to countires in Wester Europe, Morrocco, and Turkey every other year since 1995; recent programs have focused on central Italy
  • 2006 Visiting Professor, American University, Washington, D.C., Study Abroad Program, Corciano, Italy
  • 2006 Visiting Artist, Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua, New York
  • 2004 Visiting Artist, Taller Experimental de Gráfica, Habana, Cuba
  • 1998 Missouri London Program Faculty member, Imperial College, London, England
  • 1973-1975 Medical Photographer, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

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