Music infuses the visual art of Fort Lewis professor

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Music infuses the visual art of Fort Lewis professor

Music infuses the visual art of Fort Lewis professor

Fort Lewis College’s Featured Scholar Tony Holmquist inserts a newly created copper plate onto a press in the Art Department’s print room. In addition to teaching foundational art classes and printmaking, Holmquist innovates processes to make art materials less toxic.
Fort Lewis College’s Featured Scholar Tony Holmquist focuses on making a clean print in the Art Department’s print room.
Fort Lewis College’s Featured Scholar Tony Holmquist pulls the first print from a copper plate in the Art Department’s print room. “There’s still an ‘aha’ moment when the first print comes off a plate,” he said.
A copper plate, left, and a freshly pressed print from it are produced by Fort Lewis College’s Featured Scholar Tony Holmquist. Holmquist will use the print as a base layer with different prints and colors
With a banjo on his desk representing his interest in old-fashioned string-band music, Fort Lewis College’s Featured Scholar Tony Holmquist displays one of his finished prints at his office on campus.
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