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Winter/Spring Workshops & Programs - Center for Contemporary Printmaking - Norwalk | CT | 06850

Dedicated to the Art of the Print

* 2015 Winter/Spring Workshops & Programs Brochure
Exhibition Opportunities
* Upcoming Workshops
* Artist Talk and Book Signing
Holiday Hours

Winter/Spring Workshops & Programs

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking has just published the 2015 Winter/Spring Workshop Brochure. CCP was established to support and encourage serious, emerging and professional artists in the creation of original prints.  In our latest publication, we are highlighting our higher level Master Classes and Special Programs in the front of the brochure. We also have carefully selected course offerings that will appeal to all levels of aspiring artists including lithography, etching, collagraph, linoleum block printing, silkscreen, bookmaking, and monotype, among other techniques.

CCP has evolved into a printmaking facility providing first-rate workshops, classes and master classes that are unequalled in other facilities throughout the United States and farther afield. 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of our doors opening.  To view the online listings of course offerings for 2015, click here.

Exhibition Opportunities

CCP is excited to offer several upcoming exhibition opportunities. The first is our2014 Cash and Carry Holiday Show, where members will have the opportunity to offer their works for purchase just when people are looking to find original works of art at reasonable prices.  Unframed works must be 22" x 30" or smaller, and will be hung using clips provided by the Center. Framed works should measure no more than 36" in any direction and be ready-to-hang. Works should be dropped off at the Center on Monday, December 15. As works sell, they will be taken home by buyers and additional works will replace them. Works under $500 are preferred, artists receive 50% of sale price and 50% will go to the support programs at the Center.  Entries limited to 2 per person.

The second opportunity arrives at the beginning of the new year with Kindred, our annual Members' Show. This exhibition is an exploration of family and the varied ways that we define it. Submitted works of art might deal with the complicated networks of dependence and support, identity and history, shared experience and unconditional love embedded in those familial relationships. This exhibition will explore how family experiences have influenced our lives and how we, at the same time, resist, reject or embrace it to build anew.  Works must be received by January 5, 2015. For more information, download the prospectus here.
CCP is dedicated to not only showcasing high quality original prints, but also to giving our members and the print community the opportunity to exhibit their works of art.
Upcoming Workshops

December 2 - December 16
Heather Varco, Untitled, Monoprint
with Heather Varco
Tuesdays, 10am - 2pm
3-week Workshop, limited to 8

The emphasis of this weekly workshop will be on miniature printmaking.  Under the guidance of Heather Varco, artists will incorporate the composition, medium and techniques of classic printmaking, including Monotype, Collagraph and Intaglio, into the miniature size.  Participants in this workshop will receive one free entry into the Biennial International Miniature Print Show at CCP in 2015.

December 9 - 12
with Christopher Shore
Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 4pm
4-day Workshop, limited to 8

January 10
Nomi Silverman
Saturday, 1pm-4pm
½ day workshop, limited to 6

Artist Talk and Book Signing
Join us Wednesday, December 10, 7-8:30pm for an evening with John Ross as he discusses the Clare Romano & John Ross: 70 Years of Printmaking exhibition.  John Ross will sign copies of their book, "The Complete Printmaker" that is available for purchase at the Center. The show is on display at CCP through December 14.

Holiday Hours
Please note the following hours for the coming holiday season.
  • Wednesday, November 26, 9am to 1pm
  • Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving, Closed
  • Friday, November 28, Closed
  • Saturday and Sunday, November 28 & 29, Open
  • Wednesday, December 24, Christmas Eve, 9am to 1pm
  • Thursday, December 25, Christmas, Closed
  • Wednesday, December 31, New Year's Eve, 9am to 1pm
  • Thursday, January 1, New Year's Day, Closed

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