Brian Aldrich is interested in experimenting with a variety of print processes, and using his prints to compare and contrast binary code/ order with society and human nature/ disorder. Aldrich’s work has been exhibited in the US and abroad, and at local spaces such as Minnetonka Center for the Arts, The Soap Factory, and Katherine Nash Gallery. He holds an MFA-Printmaking degree from the University of Minnesota
Emmy Lingscheit will create litihographs exploring the idea of accelerated evolution and the social and ethical issues stemming from continuing advancements in genetics and bioengineering. A graduate of Saint Cloud State University (BFA-Painting, 2004), Lingscheit recently participated in exhibits at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Impact 4 Print Conference, Berlin, Germany, among others.
Jon Renzella plans to continue making relief prints in the vein of an intricate, large-scale 7' x 33' woodcut he recently completed. He also sees the Residency as an opportunity to expand and explore his aesthetic repertoire. Renzella has studied and exhibited his work in Florence, Italy, and he graduated in 2006 with a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.