Glen Alps

(American, born 1914, died 1996)

Late artist and professor Glen Alps is credited with developing the collagraph method of printing. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State College of Education, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in 1947. He began teaching at the University of Washington while a graduate student, and taught until his retirement in 1984. He was honored with a Washington State Governor's Arts and Heritage Award in 1972.