Opening January 26, 2023 in the Visual Arts Center Gallery, Sean Star Wars: American Dream / Mississippi Nightmare is an exhibition of bold, multi colored prints by Mississippi printmaker Sean Star Wars.
The exhibition is open to the public January 26th through February 25th. The Visual Arts Center Gallery, located at 808 University Drive, is open Monday through Fridays, 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Sean Star Wars lives in Laurel, MS with his wife and five young children. Sean earned his MFA in Printmaking from Louisiana State University. In addition to making woodcuts for over twenty-five years, Sean has experience teaching printmaking courses at the University of Oklahoma, University of Southern Mississippi, Tulane University, and Old Dominion University. In 2020, he served as Artist in Residence at Eton College, Eton, UK. Sean currently works full time as a printmaker and makes visiting artist appearances at many of the nations’ leading art programs. Sean is a proud member of the legendary Outlaw Printmakers and his work is in numerous public and private collections. Star Wars’ work can be seen on book covers, album covers, magazines, films, and in popular television programs The Big Bang Theory and Workaholics. His corporate clients include Hurley International, Juice Brothers, and Signature Ink.