Anthony Mead is an artist and educator living in Lexington, KY, and working as the Director of the Morlan Gallery and faculty in Studio Art at Transylvania University in the areas of printmaking and graphic design. Mead received his Master of Fine Arts at Arizona State University in 2019 and his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010 from Kendall College of Art and Design following studies abroad at Florence School of Fine Arts. Also, in 2010, he co-founded Dinderbeck, a community artist and printmaking studio, in Grand Rapids, MI. Mead has exhibited nationally and internationally, presented on topics such as the role of digital technology in printmaking and arts education and the history of printmaking at museums and national conferences and taught classes at Transylvania University, University of Kentucky, Arizona State University and Kendall College of Art and Design in the fields of printmaking, graphic design and art foundations. Mead’s work focuses on concepts related to the universal elements of the human condition such as the use of fire, trade, and the chemical composition of the body and how these relate to human origins, societal development, identity, ecology, and responsibility.