Brian Shure is a painter and printmaker working with representations of people in public spaces. He received a BA from Antioch College. He worked as a professional lithographer for 15 years, has published and printed editions under the Smalltree Press imprint, and was a Master Printer and Coordinator of the China Woodblock Program at Crown Point Press from 1987 to 1994. His etchings of Ise-Jingu were printed in 2000 when he was resident artist at Tokugenji Press in Nara, Japan. In 2004 he completed a group of murals for the Pittsburgh Federal Courthouse. In the winter of 2013 he created a suite of prints while in Residence at David Krut Projects in Johannesburg, South Africa, and in the summer of 2015 he completed a print project at Rongbaozhai in Beijing. Brian has been on the faculty of the Printmaking Department at the Rhode Island School of Design since 1996.
Source: NetWorks 2015 – 2016 Catalogue
Video by: Richard Goulis
Music: Tim Coutis
Executive Producer: Joseph A. Chazan, M.D.
Artist’s Website: http://www.brianshure.com/