Interior shot of the museum's Storytelling Studio

Demonstrating Artist

Featuring Boulder artist Alanna Austin
Image of artist Alanna Austin.

Image courtesy of the artist.

About Alanna Austin, Printmaker Using Traditional Method of Lithography, Relief, and Silkscreen

Alanna Austin is a printmaker and multimedia artist from Boulder, Colorado. She is currently a Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder in Printmaking and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Printmaking from the University of Colorado Boulder in May of 2018. Austin is the founder of the Western Printmaking Alliance that acts as a conference for artists to come together on a digital platform once every other year to discuss work and innovative techniques. Alanna Austin is also the current Mid America Print Council Archivist for 2020-2022.

The main focus within her art practice is diving into the expression of mind and self via storytelling in visual narratives through understanding dreams and memories past and present. Austin’s work is in archives spanning the United States such as Norlin Special Collection in Boulder, Colorado, Matrix Press in Montana, and more, and participated in international portfolio exchanges including artists from Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and more. Her work will be shown in the coming year at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Metro State University, Denver, Colorado, and at the Art Space in Sydney, Australia.

The Storytelling Studio is generously sponsored by Robert and Judi Newman Family Foundation.