Liz Maugans, Will Communicate

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Liz Maugans
Will Communicate
Monoprint created at Zygote Press's Monothon Event June 17, 2017
Image Size: 20x18"
Paper Size: 20x18"

Liz Maugans, co-founder and Executive Director of Zygote Press, received her BFA in printmaking from Kent State University and her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. As an advocate for artists and the visual arts, Maugans has served as a consultant for many organizations and art business start-ups. Her passion for cross-disciplinary partnerships includes collaborations with the North Shore Federation of Labor, The AIDS Taskforce, Community Assessment and Treatment Services and Slavic Village Development Corporation. She is the co-founder of the Collective Arts Network, a quarterly journal and arts network that works to promote Northeast Ohio artists and organizations to a greater audience through a quarterly journal and collective events. Maugans’ work is included in the Progressive Art Collection, BF Goodrich (Charlotte, N.C.) and The Riffe Center for Government and the Arts, (Columbus, OH) collections. She received an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in 2000 and a 2005 Artist-in-Communities Grant. She was honored, along with her Zygote co-founder, the Martha Joseph Prize for Distinguished Service from the Cleveland Arts Prize in 2012. In 2013, she was awarded a $20,000 Creative Workforce Fellowship from Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. Liz’s work can be seen here: lizmaugans.com. contact her at: liz (at) zygotepress (dot) org