Art Werger's Tidal Shift
Art Werger's Tidal Shift
Etching, aquatint and mezzotint

Art Werger is a Professor of Art in the Printmaking program at Ohio University where he was recently named a Presidential Research Scholar. He also taught at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, where he served as Division Chair of the Fine Arts.

Werger recieved his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in printmaking in 1978 and his MFA from the University of Wisconsin in 1982. As a master printmaker, he works with aquatint, etching and mezzotint, with some of his images printed in multi-plate colors.

In addition to etchings, aquatints and mezzotints displayed throughout this site, Werger's work is available in galleries throughout the United States and online.

Art Werger has received over 250 awards in national and international exhibitions including:
  • Special Award for remarkable contribution: 9th International Graphic Triennial, Bitola, Macedonia, 2018
  • Grand Prize: Third International Mezzotint Festival in Yekaterinburg, Russia, 2015
  • Award of the Rector: International Print Triennial in Krakow, Poland, 2012


Featured work: Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow is Werger's newest work to date. This four panel etching totals 2 ft x 12 ft; each panel is 24" X 36".

Ebb and Flow pano view

Panel 1 - East

Ebb and Flow east panel

Panel 2 - South

Ebb and Flow south panel

Panel 3 - West

Ebb and Flow west panel

Panel 4 - North

Tidal Shift panel 1