Liz Bannish lives and works in Norwalk, CT. She earned her BFA in Printmaking and Art History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2011, winning 2nd best in show in her class for her senior thesis. Afterward, she served as an intern for Zea Mays Printmaking, bringing their research in non-toxic printmaking to SGC San Francisco in 2013. She served as Printmaking and Photo Technician for Smith College in Northampton, MA for five years, running their printmaking studio, letterpress studio, photo darkrooms, and OSHA compliance programs. She currently works as Print Shop Manager and Collaborative Printer for the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. Liz trained with masters Barry Moser (Pennyroyal Press), Peter Pettengill (Wingate Studios), and Liz Chalfin (Zea Mays Printmaking). Her personal work spans the media of sustainable and traditional printmaking and includes relief, etching, lithography, and alternative photography. When not getting her hands inky, Liz dives for the local aquarium.
Instagram: @contemprints // @lizbannish