Jeff Sippel, Professor of Printmaking, joined the faculty of the University of St. Louis, Missouri in 1998. Before that time he served as Education Director of Tamarind Institute from 1988 to 1998, The Ohio State University from 1985-1988 and in 1981 directed the Quensen Lithographic Studio in Lamspringe, Germany. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his M.F.A. from Arizona State University.
Sippel has presented over 60 lectures and workshops throughout the world. Sippel’s prints and mixed media artworks have been exhibited in over 20 solo exhibitions, including exhibitions at the Sala Negro, EL Instituto Chileno Nortreamericano, Santiago, Chile; the Schmidt Art Center, Belleville, IL: Gallery KO 25, Hanover, Germany: C.D. H., Hanover Germany; Burke Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV; and the Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium. He has also participated in over 200 group exhibitions at the Lalit Kala Academy, Madras, India; the Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO: Haggar Gallery, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX: Steinberg Gallery of Art, Washington University, St. Louis, MO: Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel MS: the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN: Grunwald Center for the Arts, University of California, Los Angeles: as well as many others.
Sippel’s passions for making art at the In 2009, Sippel was presented a prestigious award, one of ten, at the 4th International Drawing Competition Wroclaw, Poland. There were eight awards presented to artists from Poland, one from the United Kingdom, and Sippel from the United States.
Sippel is represented by Gruen Galleries in Chicago and his work is in numerous public and corporate collections on four continents, including the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO; Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France, and the Smithsonian National Museum of Art, Washington DC.
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