Arnold Saper: Face to Face
February 8 - April 27, 2014
Arnold Saper was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1933. He attended the University of Manitoba and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1961. After earning a Certificate in Education, Mr. Saper taught for several years in high schools in rural Manitoba and Winnipeg. In 1963 he received a Pre-Masters grant from the Canada Council to study with the American artist Mauricio Lasansky at the State University of Iowa. He held a Graduate Assistantship with Lasanky for two years and graduated with a Master’s Degree in 1966. Arnold Saper taught printmaking and drawing at the University of Manitoba from 1966 to 1996 and was appointed full professor in 1979. He received a Canada Council Grant for a printing press in 1969. He retired from teaching in 1996.