Service Figure Dash/Advance
Woodcut on handmade paper with colored pulps, serigraphy
Peter Sowiski was born in 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received a BA in 1971 in Studio Art from Oberlin College, and an MFA in 1974 in Printmaking from Ohio State University. He is primarily known as a pulp painter, with work in numerous collections in America. Over the last fourty years he has shown in over two hundred exhibitions, help over eighty workshops, lecture and visiting artist posts locally to internationally.
Peter is Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts at SUNY Buffalo State, where he taught from 1974-2007, did stints as Chair of Fine Arts, of Design, and recieved the President's Award for Excellence in Service. He investigated printmaking in Korea, China, Vietnam, and is currently the President of The Friends of Dard Hunter, Inc. He has worked at Abaca Press as chief screen printer since its inception in 1994.
Since retiring, he continues working for Abaca press, and messing up his studio in Buffalo.