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December 4th, 2008
LAPS exchange show with Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop opens at LA ArtCore. The RBPMW is a celebrated community based print shop located in New York City. Founded by Robert Blackburn,
(1920-2003) an artist and master printer, who was mentored by the
Harlem Renaissance alongside Romare Bearden and Jacob Lawrence.
Blackburn modeled his workshop on the WPA-sponsored Harlem Community
Center. The workshop was founded in 1948 and became the largest
non-profit workshop in the United States and remains one of the most
vital open print studios in the world. In 1992 Robert Blackburn
received a MacArthur Fellowship.
The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop is located at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, 323 West 39th Street, NYC. Along with an active and diverse artists community, the Foundation maintains a small on-site gallery.

A Stones Throw:
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop (RBPW) Exchange Show at LA ARTCORE, BREWERY ANNEX December 4- 31, 2008.


A special holiday opening reception and small print fundraiser: Sunday December 7th, 1PM to 4PM

, founded in 1979 by Lydia Takeshita
to present exhibitions that create dialogues between artists of diverse
cultural backgrounds and the art viewing public. LAAC sponsors several
exchange shows that bring artists from all over the world to southern