About Us


Susan Goldman | Director Printmaking Legacy Project ®

She is Founding Director of Printmaking Legacy Project ®, a non-profit dedicated to the documentation, preservation and conservation of printmaking practice and history. Susan Goldman, is also Director Owner of Lily Press ® in Rockville, Maryland, Her collaborative print projects include artists: Jo Baer, Elizabeth Catlett, Enrique Chagoya, Sheila Crider, William Dunlap, Sam Gilliam, Sujata Gopalan, Michael Gross, Ellen Hill, Gina Lewis, Karen Kunc, Linn Meyers, EJ Montgomery, Jake Muirhead, Miriam Morsel Nathan, Rudy Pozzatti, Wendy Ross, Preston Sampson, Eve Stockton, Renee Stout, Sharon Wolpoff, and William Wiley. Goldman received a National Endowment for the Arts Grant 2011-12, as producer and director of Midwest Matrix ®, an hour-long documentary videotape/DVD on the fine art printmaking tradition of the American Midwest. Goldman exhibits nationally and internationally and her work is in private and public collections worldwide.

Selected Collections include: Abu Dhabi Nations Towers St. Regis, United Arab Emirates; Anchor Press, Columbia College of Art, Chicago, IL; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Hilton Worldwide, Headquarters, McLean, VA University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA; Cincinnati Art Museum; International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC KPMGLLP, Washington, DC; Kyoto City Museum of Arts, Kyoto, Japan; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Rutgers Archives for Brodsky Printmaking Studios at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Smithsonian American Art Museum,Washington, DC; Turner Print Museum, California State University Chico.


Bob Burnett|  Managing Director Printmaking Legacy Project ®

Bob Burnett is a proven community leader with a broad knowledge base and experience. He is committed to excellence and building better communities through collaboration and innovation. Burnett believes that the greatest strength he brings to any situation is his ability to see and make connections that bring about real and lasting change. Burnett’s career spans almost 30 years of working with nonprofit arts organizations serving as Executive Director for both Mobile Arts Council in Mobile, AL and the Columbus Area Arts Council in Columbus, IN. In addition to his work with Printmaking Legacy Project ®, Burnett manages his own consulting agency rb2 Consultants.


Erwin Thamm | Media Guru Printmaking Legacy Project ®

Erwin W. Thamm is an artist, printmaker, photographer and video editor. Born to a career military non-commissioned officer and his wife, Thamm traveled the world attending military sponsored schools until he settled back in the Washington D.C. area. The ethnicities he experienced filled his ideals with a balanced attitude that has served him well. Thamm became a professional photographer in 1996 while helping educate his two children with a full-time job selling auto parts. He became a member of the National Press Club in 2006. After putting his children through school he entered George Mason University in 2005 to further his education in photography.

Printmaking became his decided artist practice with its uses of alternate processes mixed within photography and drawing. Thamm has printed with Lily Press and Navigation Press, working with many prominent American artists such as William Wiley, Renee Stout and Michael Gross. He is currently the Assistant Manager of Digital Arts at George Mason University and is the Co-founder of the GMU Printmakers Guild. Thamm was a recent artistic contributor to Honor Flight, bringing WWII veterans to their memorial.


James Bailey | Board Member Printmaking Legacy Project ®

Professor of Printmaking at The University of Montana in Missoula

James was born in New Jersey and grew up in Minneapolis, MN.   He earned his BFA from the University of Minnesota and his MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  James now resides amongst the beautiful mountains of the bitterroot valley. As an artist, James has exhibited his work nationally and internationally in over 140 exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad and his work can also be found in numerous public and private collections including those of the Walker Art Center, New York Public Library, Jundt Art Museum and Sioux City Arts Center among others. James has presented lectures and workshops through such venues as Frogman’s press, Split Rock Arts Program, Blanden Art Museum, Holter Art Museum, PABA Center, along with being a visiting artist at various institutions.


Anita Jung | Board Member Printmaking Legacy Project ®

Associate Professor of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City
Anita Jung is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. She previously taught printmaking, drawing and installation courses at Illinois State University, Ohio University and University of Tennessee. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Arizona State University where she majored in painting and drawing. The Master of Fine Arts was awarded to her from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she worked with Bill Weege as a printer at Off Jones Road and Tandem Press. She has been involved with MAPC and SGC for many years as an officer and host. She has also participated in the international IMPACT conferences in Posnan, Berlin and Tallinn. In 2005, she had a residency at the renowned Proyecto’ace atelier in Buenos Aires, Argentina where the work and exhibition Cuentos de Hadas (Fairytale) took place. Her works of art have been exhibited throughout the United States in juried, invitational and solo exhibitions.Her art has been widely exhibited in juried, invitational and one-person exhibitions throughout the U.S. as well as Argentina, Iceland, Puerto Rico, China, and Poland.

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