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Student Book Cover Designs

Sophomores display print-inspired book covers

Posted 12.02.16 by Allison Fischbach

Book covers designed by sophomore students

Shadra Strickland's Sophomore 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 display are the final book covers, as well as drafts and working materials, including carved linoleum blocks and proofs from selected designs.

Students whose work is featured include:

Ronnie Phillips
Kathy Guo
Vivian Xiong
Sophie Fisher
Angelie Yap
Stephanie Bulante
Alexus Crockett
Sydney Lee
Sarah Purnell
Yueqi Sun
Molly Kaye
Julia Sale
Kei Lee
Laura Deren

Image Information

Thumbnail: Cover for "The Shining" designed by Sarah Purnell, photo by Meredith Moore.
This Page: Student books cover designs, photo by Meredith Moore.

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 12/02/2016.