Carmon Colangelo was born in Toronto, Canada. He is an artist and educator living and working in St. Louis, Missouri.
BFA in Printmaking and Painting from the University of Windsor in Ontario (1981)
MFA in Printmaking from Louisiana State University (1983)
first dean of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis (since 2006)
Ralph J. Nagel Dean (since November 2016) and E. Desmond Lee Professor for Collaboration in the Arts, Washington University in St. Louis
Headed the Printmaking Department at West Virginia University (1984 to 1996) and chair of the Division of Art (1993-1996)
director of the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia at Athens (1997-2006
Colangelo participated in a collaborative project with Normal Editions in the Wonsook Kim School of Art at Illinois State University with a short-term residency October 31 - November 4, 2022 and public lecture at University Galleries October 27, 2022. Colangelo also served as juror for Beyond the Norm 2022, international juried print exhibition celebrating the 45th anniversary of Normal Editions hosted by University Galleries.
Artist Carmon Colangelo at Normal Editions Workshop in 2022.
Mixing the CMY colors and creating the rich black for run #4.
The printer at work printing one of the CMYK mylars.
Peytin Fitzgerald holding up one of the CMYK layers.
Morgan Price processing one of the photo litho plates.
Veda Rives Aukerman and Peytin Fitzgerald looking at one of the CMYK mylars.
Veda Rives Aukerman making sure that the registration will be tight throughout the image.
Morgan Price and Veda Rives Aukerman discussing a game plan for the six-run print project.
Peytin Fitzgerald, Veda Rives Aukerman, and Ian Cooper tearing paper and preparing materials.
Peytin Fitzgerald sponging the yellow plate for printing.
Reveling the first color run, yellow.
Morgan Price showing a visitor the first color run!
Morgan Price discussing the CMYK photo litho process with his Litho 1 class.
Veda Rives Aukerman showing off the 3rd color run cyan to the print shop.
Carmon Colangelo proudly holding a proof of the print in-progress (3 colors applied so far)
Mike Willie and Veda Rives Aukerman looking at the dot pattern on the photo litho plate,
Peytin Fitzgerald, Veda Rives Aukerman, Jim Butler, and Kathy Butler pause for a photo during the magenta run.
Veda Rives Aukerman and Peytin Fitzgerald rolling ink and sponging the plate with magenta ink.
Veda Rives Aukerman pulling the final CMYK layer, black ink, to reveal a full image.
Morgan Price talking about the process of CMYK using the photo litho technique with Jason Reblando.
All of the color layers laid out on the table to observe and study while printing.
Carmon Colangelo using a tusche wash on the stone element of the print (run six)
Carmon Colangelo using a tusche was on the stone element of the print.
Morgan Price processing the stone while students visit from a class.
Morgan Price etching the stone while Jim Butler observes.
Jim Butler and Morgan Price discussing print project.
Carmon Colangelo working on velvet tone mylar with tusche washes for the 5th run, color gray.
Mixing the process grey for the 5th run.
Veda Rives Aukerman pulling the surrounding gray image.
Carmon Colangelo and Veda Rives Aukerman discussing next steps and how to proceed with the image.
Morgan Price opening up the image with lithotine.
Morgan Price rolling up the final layer on the stone.
University Gallery staff and Mike Willie gather around the separation proofs while learning about the project.
Kendra Paitz and Peytin Fitzgerald checking out the image on the stone after it has been processed.
Morgan Price pulling the 6th and final layer from the stone.
Morgan Price pulling the first proof with the 6th layer (black ink) from the stone.
Mike Willie examining the first impression of the final print!
Veda Rives Aukerman admiring the prints as we wrap up the printing week with an impression signed as "Right to Print" for the upcoming edition printing session.
Peytin Fitzgerald, Erica Neal, Spencer Ray, and Veda Rives Aukerman working together during the 5th run using gray ink during the edition printing for Carmon Colangelo's project
Veda Rives Aukerman displays the last impression printed on run#6 of the Carmon Colangelo project, signalling the completion of all the print runs for the edition