Profile: Tia Blassingame (1971-)

Tia Blassingame is an American book artist, publisher, and professor at Scripps College. Blassingame holds a B.A. in Architecture from Princeton University, M.A. in Book Arts and printmaking from Corcoran College of Art & Design, and M.F.A. in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design She was Artist-in-Residence at International Print Center (2019), Yaddo (2011), MacDowell (2010), and the Santa Fe Art Institute (2010).

Blassingame is Assistant Professor of Art and Director of Scripps College Press at Scripps College, Claremont, CA.

In 2019, Blassingame was a contributing writer in Freedom of the Presses: Artist Books in the Twenty-first Century. She has been proprietor at Primrose Press, since 2009. She serves on the Board of Directors for the College Book Art Association and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the American Printing History Association (APHA).

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