Zach Lang Zach Lang’s previous connections to the Flint local art scene include many album covers and promotional artworks for Big Donut as well as promotional posters for Seth Addison’s monthly standup comedy night at Soggy Bottom Bar. His self-published works include a zine about Billy Zane called Billy Zine and a western composite novel called Rodeo Man. Lang is currently working on a comic book and hopes to publish more zines in the future.
Matthew Osmon Matthew Osmon was born in Flint, Michigan. His fine art studio practice is focused on drawing, watercolor and screen-printing. He also works as a freelance graphic designer focusing mainly on logo design and print media. He is the co-artistic director of Fly-Town Puppet Theatre and Puppet Theatre Sisu. Matthew is currently teaching fine art, design, photography, digital art, puppet making and video production full time at Mott Middle College High School. He is a lecturer at U of M - Flint and is the flat stock screen print guy at Factory Two. In addition he teaches various combinations of puppet making, painting, drawing, digital manipulation, portfolio development and theater make-up part time at the Flint Institute of Arts. Matthew earned a BA(2000) in Visual Art and Theater Design from Columbia College Chicago and an MA(2012) in Technology in Education from the University of Michigan-Flint.
Janice McCoy Janice McCoy is a visual artist with interests in printmaking, drawing and painting. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited across the state of Michigan. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint, having earned degrees in Visual Arts Education (BS 2018) and General Studio Art (BFA 2018). Janice works at MW Gallery as the Gallery Assistant & Programs Coordinator for the Mott-Warsh Collection, one of the largest private fine art collections of art of the African diaspora in the United States. Additionally, she is an artist collaborator with the Buckham Fine Arts Project, where she also serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for Buckham Gallery. In addition, Janice also teaches part-time at the Art School at the Flint Institute of the Arts. Janice is from Leonard, MI and currently lives in the College Cultural neighborhood of Flint with her partner, pets and plants.
Emily Legleitner Emily Legleitner is a full time studio artist based in Flint, MI. She works within the expanded fields of print media, fibers, and small metals. Emily’s printed imagery is informed by lens-based inquiry, performance, and the body. Emily often works with self-portraiture through which she shares auto-biographical narratives and self-scrutinizes her reactions and behaviors related to life-altering experiences. She received a BFA in Studio Art from Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. Her work has garnered critical acclaim throughout the Midwest, winning the 2019 Michigan Greater Artists Exhibition Best of Show at Midland Center for the Arts, and the 2020 Body Building: Art of the Human Figure Exhibition Best of Show at Indianapolis Art Center, among other awards. Legleitner’s work has exhibited in numerous acclaimed print shows and been published in the London based print publication Printmaking Today (2018). Legleitner was an artist in residence at the Icelandic Textile Center (Blönduós, Iceland) in 2019 and will be an artist in residence at Kala Art Institute (Berkeley, CA) and Sager Braudis Gallery (Columbia, MO) in 2020/21.
On Screen Support:
Factory Two and Artist Liaison: Matthew Osmon Nonprofit Organization Coordinator: Nic Custer On Screen Coordinator and Buckham Executive Director: Michele Leclaire If you are interested in participating, please contact Michele at Director@buckhamgallery.org
Buckham Gallery is funded by the following organizations:
Generous support is provided by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
Our activities are sponsored in part by an award from the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS.
This program is sponsored by the Greater Flint Arts Council Share Art Genesee Grant Program made possible by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Millage funds. Your tax dollars are at work!