Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator of Printmaking



Johnny Plastini received his BA in visual art with a painting emphasis from the University of California, Santa Cruz and received his MFA in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University. Johnny’s current research focuses on analyzing architectures of the natural world in relation to human-derived systems of logic. His pluralistic approach to critical studio engagement has been exhibited extensively at museums, conferences, and galleries, nationally and internationally. He has been featured in numerous publications including CRED, West Branch (Bucknell University), Studio Visit, and New American Paintings. Johnny’s work is held in the permanent public collections of Zayed University, United Arab Emirates, and in the Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University. His work is also held in the Special Collections Archive in the Norlin Library at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and in the Artist Printmaker Research Collection (AP/RC) at the Museum of Texas Tech University.


  • ART 265: Intaglio and Relief

  • ART 366: Intermediate Printmaking Workshop

  • ART 465: Advanced Printmaking Workshop

  • ART 466: Printmaking Capstone

  • ART 380a4: Post-Digital Printmaking


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