Master Printmaker Christopher Creyts to Speak at WSU

Salt Lake City based Master Printmaker Christopher Creyts will deliver a slide lecture on the WSU campus Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center, Lindquist Lecture Hall (Room 120).

Creyts received his B.F.A. degree in printmaking from the University of the Arts, in Philadelphia in 1990. Creyts received a full tuition grant to study at The Tokyo School of Art in 1991, and was also a research student at The Nagoya University of Arts, Nagoya, Japan, in 1991.

Creyts has worked professionally as a Master Printer for Tyler Graphics, Sheridan Graphics Ltd., and Universal limited Art Editions. He is currently the Director and Master Printer at Evening Editions, Ltd., in Salt Lake City, establishing fine arts Intaglio and Woodblock printing, publishing and educational atelier.

Throughout his career Creyts has collaborated with many world-renowned artists including Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Hellen Frankenthaller, Anthony Caro, Kiki Smith and Donald Sultan to mention just a few.

This lecture coincides with the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery's current exhibition, American Woodblock Prints, which runs through Oct. 15.

The lecture is sponsored by the Weber State University Department of Visual Arts and is supported by grants from the Browning Lead Trust, the Utah Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts Washington, D.C., the Utah Office of Museum Services and Autoliv.

All lectures are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. For additional information visit our website at


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