DAN WELDEN - Instructor at MISSA 2020

Since the 1970s as one of the original pioneers of alternative printmaking and in the forefront of ‘health and safety’, Dan Welden developed the revolutionary process called Solarplate. As an innovator of water based monotypes, he has been educating artists of all levels on every continent with environmental and spiritual awareness.  As co-author of “Printmaking in the Sun”, and director of Hampton Editions, Ltd. in Sag Harbor, NY, he has collaborated with many artists including, Willem de Kooning, Eric Fischl, Kiki Smith, and Kurt Vonnegut among many others...

He has been the recipient of international artists’ grants traveling to China, Belgium, Peru, Australia and New Zealand and has had over 85 solo exhibitions and professional visits in 53 countries on 6 continents. He was juror for the international Printmaking Biennal in Aqui Terme, Italy and is represented by BCB Gallery in Hudson, NY. He recently received a ‘Lifetime Achievement Grant’ from A/E Foundation in 2016 and honoured as Professor Emeritus at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Cuzco, Peru.