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Catherine Ruggie Saunders

Title:Professor/Art Gallery Dir
Office:Visual Arts Center
Department:Art & Design


Cathie Ruggie Saunders teaches courses in printmaking, drawing, artists' books, children's book illustration and the capstone Art and Design Senior Seminar thesis course. She is the director of the SXU Gallery and the Visual Arts Center (VAC) student gallery. Her own artistic practice focuses upon the production of hand-printed, illustrated and bound limited edition artists' books under the imprint of The Hosanna Press. In 2013, she co-authored "For the Love of Letterpress, A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students," published by Bloomsbury of London and selected as a text in several letterpress curriculum across the country. A revised and expanded second edition was released in August 2019.


MFA in Art
University of Wisconsin-Madison (1976)