Dan Welden, pioneer of alternative printmaking since 1970, has been in the forefront of ‘health and safety’. He developed Solarplate printmaking and water based monotypes and co-authored “Printmaking in the Sun.” As director of Hampton Editions, Ltd., he has collaborated with artists including Willem de Kooning, Eric Fischl, Kiki Smith and Dan Flavin, among many others. He received international residency grants for China, Belgium and New Zealand, as well as several domestic awards. His 83 solo exhibitions have taken him to professional visits in 53 countries. In 2016 he received a ‘Lifetime Achievement Grant’ from A/E Foundation. In 2017 he was presented with a Professor Emeritus award from Escuela de Beas Artes, in Cuzco, Peru. His recent ‘solo exhibit’ of 94 works on paper was paramount in The Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA.