Join us for a conversation and virtual studio visits with the founder and artists of Black Women of Print (BWoP). BWoP was founded in 2018 by Tanekeya Word to promote Black women printmakers who have been underrepresented in the discipline of printmaking.
Tanekeya Word, Founder, Executive Director, Black Women of Print
Leslie Diuguid, artist
Delita Martin, artist
Introductions by Ann Marshall, Durham Press.
BWoP founder, Tanekeya Word, is a Black woman, visual artist, art educator, scholar, and fine art printmaker based in Milwaukee, WI. She earned a BA in English and Afro-American Studies, 2006, from Howard University and an MA in Arts Management from American University and she is currently an Urban Education Ph.D. dissertator with a specialization in Critical Race Theory in Art Education.
Leslie Diuguid is the founder of Du-Good Press, a fine art printing platform established in 2017. She works collaboratively for artists by screenprinting editions in her home studio along with teaching screenprinting at Cooper Union. Leslie has first hand experience in a broad range of printmaking techniques picked up through working and apprenticing in several printshops in New York and Kansas City. She received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2009.
Delita Martin received a BFA in Drawing from Texas State University and an MFA in Printmaking from Purdue University.