Role: Faculty

Position: Assistant Professor

Concentration:
  • Printmaking

Biography: Johnny Plastini received his BA in visual art with a painting emphasis from the University of California, Santa Cruz and received his MFA in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University. In addition to teaching, he has also worked professionally in the museum world at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz, California and at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Johnny currently is an assistant professor and area coordinator of printmaking at Colorado State University where he instructs all levels of printmaking ranging from introductory undergraduate courses to graduate level research. Johnny’s interdisciplinary approach to vital materialism has been exhibited extensively at museums and galleries both nationally and internationally. His work is also held in the permanent public collection of Zayed University, United Arab Emirates.

Education

M.F.A. (2012 Tyler School of Art, Temple University), B.A. (2008 University of California, Santa Cruz)

Portfolio

  • (04) Five Color Lithograph from Stone [20in  18in]
  • (05) Eight Color Lithograph from Stone [20in x 18in]
  • (06) Five Color Lithograph from Stone [20in x 18in]
  • (07) Five Color Lithograph from Stone [20in x 18in]
  • (08) Installation view of Sandcrawler
  • (09) Intaglio on Rives BFK [42in x 60in]
  • (10) Intaglio on Rives BFK [42in x 60in]
  • (11) Intaglio on Rives BFK [42in x 60in]
  • (12) Intaglio on Rives BFK [42in x 60in]
  • (13) Intaglio on Handmade Paper [37in x 24in]
  • (14) Detail
  • (15) Intaglio on Mulberry paper [36in x 25.5in]
  • (16) Detail
  • (17) Installation of six Intaglio Prints [40in x 70in each]
  • (18) Installation of Intaglio Prints [40in x 70in each]
  • (01) Five Color Lithograph from Stone [20in x 18in]
  • (02) Six Color Lithograph from Stone [20in x 18in]
  • (03) Five Color Lithograph from Stone [20in x 18in]