Wendy Blickenstaff was born in upstate New York and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. She holds a bachelor’s degree in studio art from California State University Fullerton and a Bachelor of Fine Art degree in printmaking from Boise State University. Wendy lived in California for twenty years as a student, practicing artist, visual merchandiser, instructor, and designer. In 2005, she moved to Boise Idaho with her husband and two daughters. Wendy has continued her work in Idaho.
In fall of 2019 Wendy set up a print making studio with an 800bl Takach floor press. Through her work in 2020 she has acquired a Grant from the CCCFund and has purchased a small portable press. Her COVID-19 prints have been reported about in the Press Tribune, Boise Weekly, Statesmen, North End News and other online media. NPR’s, Idaho Matters, conducted an interview about the spring COVID-19 guerrilla art.
Wendy is continuing her work in the community by reaching out to nonprofits physically and virtually by providing workshops, project leadership, proceeds, images, resources and help to marginalized artists. She continues her main body of print work created to aid in the psychological treatment of people.
Visit her website: wendyblickenstaff.com