This year School of Art welcomes Louis Schmidt as the Distinguished Visiting Artist from the Navigation Press Printing Program. Join us Thursday, April 6 (time/location TBD) for an artist book with Louis, hand printed and bound, in an edition of 40. (!)
Louis M Schmidt is an artist based in Los Angeles, CA. He earned a BFA in Studio Arts (graduating Summa cum Laude) and a BA in Art History in 2004 from the University of Colorado, and an MFA in Visual Arts from UC San Diego in 2010. His work is centered on drawing, installation photography and self-publishing, he has produced over 40 books of his own work. Schmidt has participated in the LA Art Book Fair at MoCA Geffen for many years, as well as the NY and Tokyo Art Book Fairs. His publishing work, drawings and photographs have been featured in group and solo exhibitions in San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere.
More details to come when available.