Larry Cressman is an artist and Emeritus Professor of Art. He retired from teaching printmaking and drawing at the University of Michigan in December 2014. Born in Pennsylvania, he has spent most of his adult life in Michigan. He grew up in Port Huron, graduating from Port Huron High School in 1963. He continued his education, receiving his Associates Degree from St. Clair County Community College in 1965 and a Bachelor of Science in Design from the University of Michigan in 1968. After serving in the Navy from 1969-1971, he returned to the University of Michigan, completing a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1975. He has been a practicing and exhibiting visual artist since that time. Site-specific work has been a particular interest and his installations have been on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts; the Dennos Museum of Traverse City, Michigan; Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan and recently at the Ross Museum of Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio as well as numerous other sites. His work is included in a variety of public and private collections. In 2009 he participated in Spora II an international exhibit of ephemeral art in Granada, Spain. Cressman lives with his wife Margaret in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he also maintains an art studio.