Sept. 21, 2008 through Jan. 11, 2009
Identity: Unlimited Editions
In collaboration with the Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS)
September 21, 2008 to January 11th, 2009
The question of identity is a complex and constantly evolving process of self-knowledge influenced by various factors, including profession, ethnicity, gender, disposition, and memory. This juried print exhibition explores this age-old question in a modern context, while demonstrating the rich range of printmaking techiques.
Power of the Press: Prints and the People Who Make Them a special event discussion
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 2:00 pm
Free with the cost of museum admission
Opening reception September 21st, 2008
JURORS Maryna Hrushetska is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles
Craft and Folk Art Museum. Patrick Merrill is an artist, master printer and
Director and curator of the Kellogg University Art Gallery at California State
University, Pomona, CA.
ABOUT CAFAM The Craft and Folk Art Museum is located in the Museum Row section of the Miracle Mile district, along with four museums, including the Los Angeles County Art Museum. Since its inception in 1965 as The Egg and The Eye, (incorporated as a museum in 1973), CAFAM has been an active part of the cultural life of the city. The museum’s mission has been to champion cultural understanding by encouraging curiosity about our world through the universal lens of folk art and craft. CAFAM’s curatorial mission is based on expanding traditional views of craft and folk art by incorporating contemporary perspectives on living traditions.
A full prospectus is here.