I periodically present papers at conferences and symposia, organize print portfolios, and curate exhibits. The following are a few selections from these activities.

Wordplay: Print/Text/Image
An exhibition co-curated by Edie Overturf and Kevin Haas. 

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Wordplay features artists who use text as an integral element of their creative practice in printmaking and print based media. The work in this exhibit illustrates the charged relationships between images, text, formats and their context. Pulling from popular forms of advertising and display, ordinary written notes, reinterpretations of existing texts, to forceful political statements, these artists play with the familiarity of text to unexpected ends. They create dissonant, satirical, humorous, deadpan, or urgent messages, often through the contrast between what the text says and its means of presentation. The works included in Wordplay require interpretations beyond the simple reading of the text, offering the opportunity to read between the lines.

In April of 2018 the Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance Symposium was hosted at Washington State University and the University of Idaho and was coordinated by myself and Mike Sonnichsen.   
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Symposium on Place
In 2017 I hosted an interdisciplinary symposium on the topic of 'place' with Ayad Rahmani, Professor in the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University. Symposium on Place Program >>

Beyond Printmaking 4
Every two years, Texas Tech University organizes the exhibition Beyond Printmaking. I was honoured to be selected as the juror and curator for this fourth iteration of this exhibition. The essay I wrote questions what is 'beyond' and issues of temporality.  
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Prints and the Built Environment Discussion 
Questions, themes, and images for a discussion session at the Southern Graphics Council International Conference. New Orleans, LA. 2012.  
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Authentic Experience: Multiplicity and Dislocation in Printmaking and Contemporary Culture 
A paper presented at the 2009 IMPACT Conference. (Revised 2011).  
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Embedded Practices 
A paper presented at the 2008 CAA Conference on the SGC Panel titled: Digital Printmaking: A Knight in Shining Armor, a Death Sentence, or Another Tool in the Toolbox for Traditional Printmaking? Kristin Powers Nowlin (chair), Todd D. Anderson, Shaurya Kumar, Kevin Haas and Sandra Murchison.  
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Convergent Theories: Printmaking, Photography and Digital Media 
The introduction to the 2006 CAA Conference Session. Chair: Kevin Haas. Speakers: Ruth Pelzer Montada, Donna Moran, Dorothy Simpson Krause, Nancy Jo Haselbacher.  
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Boundless was an exhibit curated by Kevin Haas for the Northwest Print Council in Portland, OR on display during the Crossing Boundaries International Print Symposium in October of 2001.  
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