Sophie IsaakAssistant Professor of Printmaking
Area of Focus: Printmaking
Sophie Isaak comes to Nebraska from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, where she was a visiting assistant professor.
After graduating from the University of Vermont with a degree in English and studio art, Isaak went on to receive an M.A. and M.F.A. in printmaking from the University of Iowa.
Bound to intense colors, awkward and surprising forms and idiosyncratic compositions, Isaak utilizes printmaking, drawing and painting techniques to create complex compositions. Her work has been displayed nationally in several solo and juried exhibitions. Most recently Isaak has exhibited at the Richard D. Baron Gallery in Oberlin, Ohio; Ortega y Gasset Projects in Brooklyn, New York; and Collar Works in Troy, New York.
Isaak has completed artist residencies at Vermont Studio Center and Zea Mays Printmaking. In 2021 she served as a visiting artist at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire, wherein she completed a print project and curated an exhibition of contemporary printmaking. Isaak is a member of the Mid-American Print Council and Southern Graphics Council International. She has taught printmaking at Skidmore College, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lesley University and Oberlin College.