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Keith M. Cummings
Bellefonte, PA



Lacrima
digital composition, image transfer, cotton broadcloth and embroidery floss
8" x 8" x .5"
2005

   



Mini-Mauler
digital composition, laser output, binderís board, craft paper and spoons
4" x 10" x .5"
2002

   

Keith Cummings is associate professor of graphic design at Penn State University. Keith received his BFA in Communication Design from Otis/Parsons, and his Masterís Degree in Visual Communication and Design from Virginia Commonwealth University. Upon graduating, Keithís first teaching position was at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He joined the faculty at Penn State in 1997. Keith has been creating hand-made books since his introduction to the craft in the print shop at Otis. As a graphic designer, Keithís books focus on the juxtaposition and integration of imagery and typography, and incorporate various graphic processes in their production. Book arts are an integral part of Keithís professional career, both as creative research and in his teaching, where elements of book design are incorporated both into his studio classes and into his history coursework on graphic design.



Keith M. Cummings's work appeared in the following exhibition(s) organized by The Center for Book Arts
2004 Artist Member Juried Exhibition
 juried by Mindell Dubansky & Milan Hughston
Lacrima
(2005) digital composition, image transfer, cotton broadcloth and embroidery floss
2002 Artist Members' Juried Exhibition
Golden Days
(2002) bass wood, brocade, Japanese paper, thread

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