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These classes are starting soon
Mondays, 6:30-9:30 pm, 4 weeks starting April 28 Instructor: Douglas Collins Solarplate etching, or photopolymer gravure, is a versatile and safe, non-toxic medium that produces results akin to the finest etchings.
Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm, 9 weeks starting April 29 Instructor: Margaret Nussbaum Silkscreen is ideal for those who enjoy experimentation and a variety of approaches in art. It is especially suited for multi-color work. Water-based inks can be used on paper, fabric, canvas and metal to create infinite colors, textures and images.
Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm, 9 weeks starting April 29 Instructor: Frederick MershimerFor both beginners and experienced printmakers, this course focuses on traditional methods of working copper plates. The class covers etching, drypoint, aquatint, use of soft and hard grounds, combined techniques and color printing.
Wednesdays, 2:00-5:00 pm, 9 weeks starting April 30Fridays, 10:30 am-1:30 pm, 9 weeks starting May 2 Instructor: Vijay KumarTraditional techniques of etching, drypoint, and aquatint, and the use of soft and hard gounds are demonstrated, as well as contemporary methods such as non-toxic photo etching, viscosity printing, toner and xerox transfer. Extensive work on a single plate and experimental techniques may be undertaken.
Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm, 9 weeks starting April 30 Instructor: Arnold Brooks The most direct form of printmaking. The immediacy of the artist's hand is kept throughtout the process. The course covers the basic techniques of hand-drawn aluminum plates, photo-lithographic plates and printing in black-and-white and color.
APRIL EXHIBITIONS / IN THE GALLERY
Etchings and Monoprints
IN THE PROJECT SPACE
curated by Richard Turnbull
exhibitions viewing hours:
Mon 6-10pm, Tue-Fri 10am-10pm Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
Scholarship Artist's Talk
Paige K. Bradley
Saturday, May 3, 2014
at 6:30 pm
Paige K. Bradley (b.1988) is from Los Angeles and studied fine art and printmaking at the California Institute of the Arts and the National College of Art & Design in Dublin, Ireland before receiving her B.F.A. in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011. She works mainly in drawing, printmaking, and painting as well as animation and book arts.
In addition to her artistic practice she is a writer and critic forArtforumand has also published essays and criticism withThe Art Book Review, Los Angeles,The White Review, London, andArt in America. She has shown her work in Ireland and New York City and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Please join us for this informal presentation by the artist about the development of her work.
Image title, top right:Lake Air
Tracklights:MGC Member News
Anneli Armsis exhibiting her prints in an exhibition entitledAnimalia: Creatures
in Printatitmarksthespot., located at 508 West 26th Street, studio 7f, in NYC. The show is on view until May 8. For more information:917-304-0714 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Katerina Kyselicahas her work included in the group show entitledStructure, curated by Agnes Murray, at thePrintmaking Center of New Jersey, located in Branchburg, New Jersey. The opening reception will be on Saturday, April 26 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The exhibition closes on June 14.www.printnj.org
Elin Rodsetha 2012 scholarship artist at MGC, is showing her prints in a three person exhibition,Collectors, with Islelin Kleiva and Tonje Boe Birkeland, at theTrygve Lie Galleryat the Norwegian Seamen's Church, 317 East 52nd Street in Manhattan. The show is on view until May 15.212-319-0370
Virginia Smit, Abby DuBowandDouglas Collinsare showing their prints in a exhibition entitled3 Uptownat theMehu Gallery, 21 West 100th Street, #1, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue in NYC, from May 15 to June 15. The opening is on May 15, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. 212-222-3334