Georgia Deal is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Printmaking and Papermaking Program at the Corcoran School of Art & Design of George Washington University in Washington DC. Former teaching experience is at Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, NY, and as Resident Printmaker at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum (then, the NCFA). Grants include Maryland Individual Artist Grants, the Washington Project for the Arts, and NY State Council of the Arts. Workshops abroad include the University of Georgia’s Study Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, Skopelos, Greece, the Santa Reparata School, Florence, Italy, and in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. U.S. workshops include the Penland School of Crafts, NC, The Paper & Book Intensive, MI, Arrowmont School, TN and the Haystack School in Maine. Her work is in collections including the Philadelphia Museum, the Library of Congress, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and Yale University Library amongst others. She currently lives in Asheville, NC and is proprietor of the papermaking studio, Swannanoa Paper. This past year, she was invited as Guest Editor of Hand Papermaking Magazine, featuring prints and handmade paper.