2008 Archive

Identity: Unlimited Editions

Sept. 21, 2008 through Jan. 11, 2009


IdentityIdentity: 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

Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM)

CAFAM

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.

Identity: Unlimited Editions

Sept. 21, 2008 through Jan. 11, 2009


Identity
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

Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM)

CAFAM

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.

A Stones Throw: Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Exchange Show

stones throw

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.

Prospectus

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


LA ARTCORE
, 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
California.


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