Christopher Hagen | Director, Printer

Raised by a biologist and a journalist in the forested stretch of northern Wisconsin, Christopher Hagen received a Bachelor of Fine Art in Digital Art & Photography from the University of Minnesota Duluth, and has a Master of Fine Arts from Illinois State University. Chris has completed a professional internship at the Highpoint Center for Printmaking (Minneapolis, USA), printed with Normal Editions Workshop (Normal, Illinois) and Northern Prints Gallery (Duluth, Minnesota). Now based in Brisbane, Australia, Chris teaches printmaking at the Queensland College of Art and the Brisbane Institute of Art.

Chris and Claudia met whilst at the Tamarind Institute of Lithography in Albuquerque, USA in 2013.

Claudia Husband | Director, Printer

Claudia Husband is a practicing visual artist and artsworker from Brisbane, having studied printmaking in Australia and America. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Art with Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art (QCA) in 2012, and has attended the Tamarind Institute of Lithography. Claudia has printed with Manneken Press (Illinois, USA) as well as independently as a contract printer in Brisbane. Upon completing her studies at QCA, Claudia was one of the few printmakers in Queensland teaching the medium of lithography to artists outside of tertiary institutions, and has mentored many emerging artists at the Queensland College of Art and through Brisbane’s local artist run cooperative, Impress Printmakers Studio. Claudia has also worked with several museums and arts institutions and brings arts administrative experience to the studio.