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In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of
Normal Editions Workshop
1976-2006

Frontiers in Printmaking
conference October 3, 4, & 5, 2007
presenter information
Eric Rohmann Eric Rohmann

Eric Rohmann was born in Riverside Illinois in 1957. he grew up in Downers Grove, a suburb of Chicago, IL. As a boy, Eric played little league baseball, read comic books, collected rocks and minerals, insects, leaves, and animal skulls. In high school, he was a volunteer keeper at the Brookfield Zoo (worked in the Childrenísí Zoo, feeding animals and cleaning cages).
Eric has his BS in Art and an MS in Studio Art from Illinois State University, and an MFA in Printmaking/Fine Bookmaking from Arizona State University. Rohmann also studied Anthropology and Biology. Eric taught printmaking, painting, and fine bookmaking at Belvoir Terrace in Massachusettes and introductory drawing, fine bookmaking and printmakingat St. Olaf College in Minnesota.
Ericís work has been exhibited at various galleries in Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota and Indiana. His work is in the permanent collections of several institutions in the United States and Europe. Eric has created book jackets for a number of novels including His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. Caldecott honor Book award for Time Flies and Caldecott Medal award for My Friend Rabbit. Eric has written three childrenís books; My Friend Rabbit, The Cinder-Eyed Cats and Pumpkinhead.

Panel: Making Books: Text/Context
Topic: Book Art and Illustration
(Friday morning)

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                  "My Friend Rabbit" illustration from "My Friend Rabbit"
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In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of
Normal Editions Workshop
1976-2006

Frontiers in Printmaking
conference October 3, 4, & 5, 2007
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