Students will learn the traditional technique to create a graphic image with subtle wood grain texture. Create multiple prints to trade with other workshop participants and go home with a mini portfolio of prints! All skill levels welcome. A $20 materials fee is included in the course fee. All skill levels welcome.
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Barbara Putnam, artist working with large scale woodcuts will be printing throughout the week with students. Public lecture, Tuesday April 12, 7pm, Visual Art Building (22nd and Willet), University of Wyoming campus, Laramie Wyoming
This lecture event is held in conjunction with Melanie Yazzie’s exhibition for MoPrint 2016, “Salt Water/Bitter Water Girl: Monotypes by Melanie Yazzie,” currently on view at the Dairy Arts Center through April 8th, 2016. Lecture is from 7:00-8:00pm, please come early to view the artist’s exhibition and enjoy a reception at 5:30pm in the MacMillan Family Lobby. Melanie Yazzie’s work draws upon her Diné (Navajo) cultural heritage and follows the Diné dictum “walk in beauty,” literally creating beauty and harmony.
“Book Art: One Theme, Three Interpretations” features open book presentations from Lang Ingalls, Sammy Lee, and Gail Watson – three artists from the Rocky Mountain region with varied concentrations and practices in the book arts. Each artist will discuss one artwork in detail exploring the materials, methods, and meanings involved and revealing their creative process along the way. These diverse presentations review a variety of book arts approaches which are also visible in the 43 works on display in “Vessel:
Demonstration and talk about how to combine various techniques, including stenciling, using brayers, color layering, and transparency in mono prints
Demonstration and discussion of using stencil and other techniques with monotypes
Demonstration of mixed media techniques in printmaking by Master Printer and Art Students League faculty member Mark Lunning
Indigenous Ways of Knowing: Symposium featuring talks with printmakers Mary Hood, Marilee Salvator, C. Maxx Stevens and Warren Montoya
The daylong symposium will include presentations by the artists exhibiting in the GOCA downtown gallery in two printmaking exhibitions – Inhabiting with Mary Hood & Marilee Salvator, and the Map(ing) Project, developed and curated by Mary Hood and featuring a diverse gathering of 27 Native American/Indigenous artist prints. Artists Mary Hood, Warren Montoya, Marilee Salvator, and C. Maxx Stevens will speak on their work and the projects at the symposium. Readings by visiting writers Koyangk’auwi Maidu, Pikes Peak Poet Laureate
Collaborative exhibition of prints by Fawn Atencio and Catherine Chauvin. The artists will give a gallery talk on Thursday, March 17, at 7 pm. Reception:Thursday, March 10, 4:30-7 pm
Utilizing simple hand-cut stencil techniques, students will create full color monoprints. Combining repetition with spontaneity, participants will explore the vast potential of the print medium. A $20 materials fee is included in the course fee. All skill levels welcome.