Photography by Allison V. Smith / allisonvsmith.com

LARI RADABAUGH GIBBONS is a professor at the University of North Texas, where she teaches printmaking and directs the Print Research Institute of North Texas (P.R.I.N.T Press). She earned an MFA from the University of Nebraska and a BA from Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa). Lari served as editor of The Mid America Print Council Journal from 2010 to 2013.

Lari has won numerous grants — including the inaugural Research and Creativity Grant at the University of North Texas (2009–10) — and her work is held in nationally and internationally renowned collections. Lari's prints and drawings have been featured in over seventy-five national, international and traveling exhibitions in venues such as the Centre of Culture Promotion (Czestochowa, Poland), International Fine Print Dealers Association (New York, New York), and Musée d’Art Contemporain de Chamalières (Auvergne, France). During the past ten years, her work has earned more than fifteen awards, notably from “Espacio de Art” (Rosario, Argentina), Gufang Gallery (Beijing, China) and New Leaf Editions (Vancouver, Canada).

Lari has enjoyed artist-in-residence appointments at several institutions, including Banff Centre (Alberta, Canada), Anchor Graphics (Chicago, Illinois) and Ucross Foundation (Ucross, Wyoming).