Recently retired, Art Werger was a Professor of Art in the Printmaking program at Ohio University where he was named a Presidential Research Scholar. He also taught at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, where he served as Division Chair of the Fine Arts. Werger received his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in printmaking in 1978 and his MFA from the University of Wisconsin in 1982.
Over the last thirty years, he has focused on etching, aquatint and mezzotint and has become an internationally renowned artist and master printmaker having received over 250 awards in national and international exhibitions. Werger has works in The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Boston Public Library, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, to name a few.