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art educator

John Lewis Risseeuw, American art educator. Member American Printing History Association, American Typecasting Fellowship, Association Book Arts Programs, Canada Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Center for Book Arts, Educators for Social Responsibility, International Association Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists, Pacific Center for Book Arts, Friends Dard Hunter.

Background

Risseeuw, John Lewis was born on June 5, 1945 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lewis Abraham and Augusta Marie (DeMaster) Risseeuw.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art with honors, University of Wisconsin, 1968; Master of Arts in Art, University of Wisconsin, 1972; Master of Fine Arts in Art, University of Wisconsin, 1973.

Career

Teacher art and printing, Washington Junior High School, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1968-1971; instructor art, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1975-1978; assistant professor, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1979-1980; visiting assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978-1979; assistant professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1980-1985; associate professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1985-1994; professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1994; member of advisory board Visual Arts Research Studios, Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1984. Proprietor Cabbagehead Press, Tempe, since 1972. Board directors Pryacantha Press, Tempe.

Conductor works, lecturer, in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Tyler School Art, Philadelphia, 1977, Lawrence Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1979, University Wisconsin Union, 1980, Arizona State University Art Museum, 1992, Knoxville (Tennessee) Museum Art Factory Gallery, 1992, Indigo Press and Paperworks, Edmonton, Alberta, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 1994. Exhibited in numerous group shows, since 1972. Represented in permanent collections Arizona State University Art Museum, Artpool, Budapest, Hungary, Center for Book Arts, New York City, House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, Minneapolis Institute Art, National Baseball Hall of Fame, British Library.

      , Library. Of Congress, Fudan University, Shanghai, Yale University, Newberry Library., Chicago, Folger Shakespeare Library.

      , Bodleian Library., Oxford, England, also numerous others.

Membership

Member American Printing History Association, American Typecasting Fellowship, Association Book Arts Programs, Canada Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, Center for Book Arts, Educators for Social Responsibility, International Association Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists, Pacific Center for Book Arts, Friends Dard Hunter.

Connections

Married Linda Lee McDonald, July 5, 1969. Children: Katherine Melissa, Laura Gabrielle.

father:
Lewis Abraham Risseeuw

mother:
Augusta Marie (DeMaster) Risseeuw

spouse:
Linda Lee McDonald

children:
Katherine Melissa Risseeuw

Laura Gabrielle Risseeuw