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Blake Sanders earned his BFA from the University of Northern Iowa and an MFA from Tulane University. He has taught art and printmaking at universities, as well as workshops at colleges and community-based art organizations around the country.

Blake is currently an instructor at Southeast Missouri State University. Recent juried exhibitions include the 10th Douro Biennial 2020 in Douro, Portugal; the International Academic Print Alliance 3rd Biennale, The Boston Printmakers 2019 North American Print Biennial; and the 37th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition. Blake is one half of Orange Barrel Industries, an artist partnership and international curatorial endeavor with his wife, Hannah March Sanders. His work supports environmental mindfulness by emphasizing the inextricable bond between people and the natural world.

Email: blakesanders AT gmail DOT com

Howdy Neighbor; Freehand machine embroidery, appliqué & reverse appliqué on repurposed fabric, grommets & flag poles mounted at porch height; Six 3’x2′ flags suspended at 8′ on the wall; 2023