We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday starting at 6:00 pm on Wednesday November 26 and reopen on Monday December 1 at 6:00 pm. A winter storm may affect our open hours on the 26th,so please call the studio to check for any weather updates!
DECEMBER EXHIBITIONS In the Gallery
Members Holiday Show
Submissions accepted until November 26. Put work on shelves 104 and 105.
This show is open to all current members. The print must be hand-pulled, not previously exhibited at MGC, may be framed or unframed and no larger in any direction than 16" x 20". Unframed prints must have backing and plexi the same size as print. Label on back with artist name, title, date, medium and price.
December 1 - 21, 2014
In the Project Space
T-SHIRT HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
Unique Tee Creations by Member Artists
Decorate MGC in Style!
All T-shirts will be sold for $30 with $15 going to benefit MGC.
exhibitions viewing hours:
Mon 6-10pm, Tue-Fri 10am-10pm Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
Holiday Party for Members and Friends Saturday, December 13, 2014 6:30 pm
It's our year end celebration and you are invited. Bring a beverage or your favorite food for this annual potluck get together. A time to meet, greet, taste and enjoy.
Consider Collage for your holiday gifts & cards
A 1-Day Workshop, 10:30am-4:30pm
with Instructor Jenn Adams
Your old prints cut up and re-purposed! New mixed media projects with decorative papers, fabric, old books and more.Packing tape transfers, tea drying and gelmedium transfers. A one-day class exploring materials and techniques.
Download the Registration Form from the web site and mail it to MGC with your payment by check, call MGC to register with
a credit card or visit the studio to sign up in person.
PRINTMAKING CLASSES and STUDIO January 5-April 26, 2015
LONG CLASSES Intaglio / Etching / Silkscreen: Water-based
Lithography / Japanese Woodblock
SHORT CLASSES Linoleum Cut / Experimental Photography: The Chemigram / Photogravure / Solar Plate Paper Lithography / Photolithography
MGC thanks all our members, friends and guests for your generous participation in our PaperView 2014 benefit exhibition, silent auction, raffle and party at the Highline Loft Space. We raised a substantial amount of the funds we need to meet our operating costs and to continue offering workshop access and instruction to artists. The night was memorable for the quality and variety of the prints on view and for the great spirit of our supporters.
Tracklights: MGC Member News
Matthias Kernis participating inJACO'S UNILATERALISM, a group show of seven artists atJACO ART New York, located at 98A Audrey Avenue in Oyster Bay, New York. The show can be viewed by appointment from through December 23, 2014. Email:email@example.com.
Franco Marinaiwillhave his filmBlue Pleasure- a 1981 16mm film on Times Square's seedy world of sexual desperation in the late seventies - screened in Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro (11/26/14-1/5/15). it is included in "Little Histories of the Avant-Garde: Downtown New York, a film series about the NO WAVE film scene in NYC from 1978 to 1984. The series is sponsored by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. For more info go to:
Larry Schulteis exhibiting a 30-year survey of NYC weavings of paper, photos, and paintings based on the Fibonacci Sequence. The survey, entitledLarry Schulte: Math + Weaving = Art, is on view at Guild Gallery II at theHudson Guild Fulton Center, located at 119 9th Avenue (between 17th and 18th Street) in New York City. The exhibit will be on view from November 13 through January 24, 2015. There will be a Meet the Artist Talk on Thursday January 8 from 1:00-2:00 pm. Viewing hours are Weds-Fri/3:00-6:00 pm and by appt. For information, call: Jim Furlong, Director of Arts, 212-760-9837. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
In January 2015, Larry Schulte will have a one person show in the
gallery at MGC.
Of interest to our Members:
BBLA Gallery at Bohemian National Hall
Works by MGC members are being shown in several of the current group exhibitions at the BBLA Gallery. Celebrating Print 2014, presented by KADS NY, features fine art prints by artists of Czech and Slovak background, curated by MGC membersKaterina Kyselica andEva Nikolova, will open on December 9th with a reception at 6:30pm and will continue to January 15, 2015.Anneli Arms'printElephant Headis included in the show.A guided tour of the exhibition with Katerina Kyselica will be held on Monday, January 12th at 6:30pm. CPC 2014 Challenge: Homage to Jiri Kolar, is a presentation of objects by NY-based printmakers created to celebrate the work of Czech modernist artist and poet Jiri Kolar. MGC members exhibiting areArnold Brooks, Vijay Kumar, Katerina Kyselica, Paula Praeger, Moses Ros-SuárezandLarry Schulte. The gallery is located at 321 East 73rd Street, 3rd floor, NYC. Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm Please call 212-988-1733 to verify gallery access.
who presented a visiting artist talk at MGC on her printmaking research in "mokulito', a technique using wood as a matrix for lithography and woodcut, is showing prints in a group show titledResidual Impression,curated by Osman Can Yerebakan, at the Abrazo Interno Gallery, located atThe Clemente,Clemente Solo Velez, at 107 Suffolk Street, 2nd floor, in NYC. The show will have an opening reception on Friday, Dec.5 from 6-8pm and continue on view to January 3, 2015.
is exhibiting her hand-pulled prints and monumentally scaled works in a show entitledParableat theNew York Public Library's Muhlenberg branch, 209 West 23rd Street in Chelsea, New York City. Featuring woodcuts and etchings that are part of her seriesMississippi Voices, her artwork envisions themes of racism, resiliency and spirituality as they emerge from oral history interviews conducted in Mississippi. The exhibit hours are October 16 to January 16, 2015.www.kristincasaletto.com
Dominican York Proyecto Grafica
a printmaking collective, including MGC membersLuanda LozanoandMosesRos-Suárez, is exhibiting a new portfolio of printsis exhibiting a new portfolio of prints entitledCOMMUNIDAD COMMUNITYatMetropolitan College of New York,
located at 431 Canal Street, 12th floor. The show will be on view until January 31, 2015.dypg.org
International Print Center New York is celebrating the past two years of the IPCNY New Prints Program with an End of Year Holiday Sale -New Prints 2013/2014Benefit Exhibition and Silent Auction. The auction will consist of 120 prints donated by artists and publishers whose work had been selected by IPCNY juries for New Print exhibitions in 2013 and 2014. Many of these artists are MGC members or have worked at MGC. All the prints included in New Prints 2013/14 will be sold to benefit IPCNY's exhibitions and programs. A Buy Now price is available for each print. The auction prints remain on view and the auction ends on December 13th at 6pm. IPCNY is located at 508 West 26th Street, 5th floor.www.ipcny.orgIPCNY is also offering Holiday Membership Gift Packages, visitwww.ipcny.org/membership
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Each year, LMCC welcomes between 25 and 30 individual artists or collaborative groups into theirWorkshop Studio Residency Programto work on their creative practices in LMCC's studios at 315 Hudson Street. The most recent cohort of artists has been announced for theWorkspace 2104-2015program, and theupcoming deadline for applications for 2015-2016 is January 29, 2015. To learn more about the program, eligibility requirements for application and the schedule of information sessions in early January, visit the LMCCWorkspace program pageor email email@example.com
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