Joseph Lappie, MFA

Associate Professor and Chair

Joseph teaches classes book arts, printmaking, and drawing.

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Education and Training

  • MFA, Columbia College, Chicago, Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts
  • BFA, Ball State University, Painting and Graphic Design

More About Joseph

Courses Taught

2D Design
Figure Composition
Figure Drawing
Advanced Printmaking
Artist's Books
Senior Honors: Book Arts

Recent Exhibitions

Permanent Collection Part 3, WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2019

The Book As Art: Flight Edition, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, GA, 2019

Me, You, and a Few of Our Friends, Ann Wright Wilson Gallery, Georgetown, KY, 2019

Personal Mythologies, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA, 2018

Faculty Exhibition, Catich Gallery, Davenport, IA, 2018

Book, Prints, & the Procession, Mills Gallery, Pella, IA, 2017

Marks & Byways, Maquoketa Arts Experience, Maquoketa, IA, 2017

Legacy Exhibit, Gordy Fine Art & Framing Company, Muncie, IN, 2017

Prints and Book Arts, Maquoketa Art Experience, Maquoketa, IA, 2017


Joseph's work appears in the collection of Yale Art Library, Ringling College of Art & Design, University of Wisconsin, University of Dallas, and Wesleyan University.


Joseph Lappie

Galvin Fine Arts Center 07
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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