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Lawrence Hamlin
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Lawrence J. Hamlin was Master Printer at Crown Point Press from 1985 to 1994. He introduced the process of watercolor monotype to Crown Point, along with a variety of innovative techniques, e.g., dried pigment applications, the use of fire in the printing process, use of bees wax with Japanese paper, and large-scale woodcuts printed on an etching press. He also coordinated and taught printmaking workshops at the press. PERSONAL: Lawrence J. Hamlin lives in Urbana, Illinois. He is Master Printer and Proprietor of Mad Dog Press in Burlingame, California. EDUCATION: 1980 Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York, Brockport 1983 Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking, San Francisco Art Institute PROFESSIONAL: 1977-1980 Lithography apprentice, Sandstone Graphics, Rochester, NY 1991-1995 Freelance Printer, Mad Dog Press, Oakland, California 1994-1995 Freelance Master Printer, Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, Maryland 1995-1997 Master Printer and Sole Proprietor, Mad Dog Press, Burlingame, California Hamlin's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. TEACHING: Hamlin has been a printmaking instructor and guest lecturer at various institutions, including the Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C., Crown Point Press and the San Francisco Art Institute.