Adrian Tio Diaz (1951 - )
Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Tió studied at Temple University, the Tyler School of Art in Rome, and The University of Cincinnati. His drawings, prints, and paintings have been widely exhibited for more than three decades, and have received numerous awards. His work can be found in a wide range of public and private collections. Tió resides in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he operates Hare of the Dog Press and Studio, and serves as Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at The University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
Letterpress broadside with linoleum cut in three colors and text in Romulus. Artist's proof printed on Lana Laid paper, outside of an edition of 26 (A/Z - Z/Z) plus 55 additional copies on Mohawk Superfine paper. The poem, Colibri (Hummingbird), by Martin Espada, is printed in both English and Spanish. Overall size 12" x 16". Fine overall condition.