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Thomas Faulkner

Thomas Faulkner

Profile Location
Ruston , LA

Thomas Faulkner is a first-year master of fine arts candidate at Louisiana Tech University; school of design. Faulkner is a north Louisiana native where summers were full of taking apart old appliances and using those components to create new objects in his grandfather’s shop. With that upbringing in mind, being a family man, and experience in production printmaking, Faulkner finds domestic objects and creates playful tools for printmaking. However pointless the investigations may at first appear, Faulkner believes these experiments with different shape and size printing blocks and homemade instruments will lead to breakthroughs not yet considered via well-established printing methods.

Artist Statement

The sculptures or apparatus being created use found objects narrative quality. The work often centers around the experience of printmaking and family life. They can resemble tools often found around printmaking rooms such as a brayer, squeegee, or even a press itself. They are reflecting on the domestic environment the artist is surrounded by using toys like a pogo stick or utility items for creation. The sculptures in themselves are arduous and pointless because there are far better well-established means to achieve similar printmaking techniques.

Print / Paper

Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

Joanna Anos
Cameron Bailey
Diana Behl
Laura Bigger
Annie Bissett
Denise Brady
Noah Breuer
Chandler Brutscher
Hunter Bryan
Anne Burton
Kyle Chaput
Paul Coldwell
Julian Davies
Barbara Duval
Meryl Engler
Drew Etienne
William Evertson
Thomas Faulkner
Enrique Figueredo
Jonathan Fisher
Floki Gauvry
Colin Gillespie
Jean Gumpper
Amy Haney
Melissa Harshman
Cheryl Hochberg
David Johnson
Nina Jordan
Wendy Ketchum
Sarah Kinard
Jun Lee
Charlene Liu
Jennifer Martin
KyeongAh Min
Brooke Molla
Steven Munoz
Kathleen Neacy
Mia O
Bonnie OConnell
Ali Osborn
Jager Palad
Endi Poskovic
Elizabeth Powell
Marilyn Propp
Eric Rewitzer
Mark Rice
John-Mark Schlink
Una Scott
Emmeline Solomon
Piotr Stachlewski
Valerie Syposz
Taro Takizawa
Adrian Tio
Roberto Torres
Catherine Wild
Josh Winkler
Una Scott
6/5/20 to 8/28/20
Print / Paper

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