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Student Book Cover Design Exhibit

Students showcase printmaking techniques to create original book jacket designs

Posted 04.12.16 by Allison Fischbach

"American Psycho" cover design by Evangeline Gallagher

Shadra Strickland's Sophomore 2 students present a selection of newly designed book covers. These fanciful and detailed projects show the use of varied printmaking methods to create eye-catching jackets for your favorite novels and stories.

Students were introduced to four different techniques: mono print, transfer mono print, stenciling, and linoleum printing. Each student was asked to complete a book cover of their choosing using one or more of the techniques. All the covers are at least 50% printmaking.

On both levels we have featured the final book covers, as well as drafts and working materials, including carved linoleum blocks and stencils from selected designs.

Students whose work is featured include:

Kim Best
Shana Buckholtz
Tina Oh
Katherine Souza
Evangeline Gallagher
Brittany Kanabar
Gloria Wan
Terrell Sleeter
Casey Leach
Hannah Imel
Ashanti Fortson
Maddie Salapow
Ling Hu
NIh Luu
Jordan Purnell Jackson
Em Goheen
Emily Roberts

Image Information:
Thumbnail: "Coraline" cover design by Kim Best
This Page: "American Psycho" cover design by Evangeline Gallagher

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.

This page was last updated on 04/13/2016.