Boyd Saunders is a painter, sculptor, illustrator, printmaker and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of South Carolina. He received his B.S. Degree from the University of Memphis, M.F.A. degree from the University of Mississippi, and has additional studies at the University of Alabama and the Bottega d’ Arte Grafica in Florence, Itlay.
His original prints and paintings have been exhibited and collected throughout the U.S. and internationally. He is the author of a number of books and articles about prints and printmakers. In 1965 he joined the faculty at the University of South Carolina with a mandate to establish and develop a printmaking program. He retired from full-time teaching in 2001, but still presents occasional lectures, seminars, and workshops.