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Printing Without a Press: Make Your Mark
May 20, 2017 - May 21, 2017
May 20-21, Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-4 pm
How does one print without a press and still create images and patterned end papers for one’s own artist practices? In this class students will make their own stamps, using brayers, stencils and natural elements along with an array of direct and indirect modes of making marks to create one’s designs. We will explore image transfer, registration and hand printing to create monotypes and editioned work. You’ll discover numerous image-making methods that can all be recreated in your home studio or apartment. This workshop is designed for teachers, writers, artists and anyone who loves to create a richer and expansive vocabulary for their work.
No experience necessary.
Maria G. Pisano is a book artist, curator and educator. Her oeuvre, encompassing prints, works on paper and artists’ books, are published under the Memory Press imprint. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, in museums and galleries. Her book Hecatombe 9-11 and the three accompanying prints from the deluxe edition – Night Before the Day, Skeletal Remains and Waiting Urns, have been selected by The National September 11 Memorial Museum and the book is on permanent view at the Museum. Currently her work can be seen at Lavori su Carts: Works on Paper, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli, Marimo, NYC, Reflections – A solo exhibit of works on paper by Maria G Pisano at Italian Educational and Cultural Center for the Arts at Casa Colombo in Jersey City, and The Sculpted Book, Therese A Maloney Art Gallery, College of St Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ.
Tuition: $300 members / $325 non-members. Become a member.