Monday, September 28, 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015

Ruben Urrea Moreno


"Before the Migration"


Ruben Urrea Moreno from Tucson, did his print at New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery (Albuquerque).


Ruben Urrea Moreno 
created his woodblock at home in Tucson




Japanese and American cutting knives


Regina Held, 
received the print


Ren Adams printed the edition


New Grounds is a non-toxic print shop,
and favors water-based inks.
Several colors of Akua inks were mixed
to create a burnt umber color












Regina Held, director,
delivering the editions
in Albuquerque


Ruben signing
in Tucson

3 TP  -- Trial Proofs  (TP I/III)
1 BAT -- Bon a Tirer Proof
1 PP -- Printers Proof   
5 AP -- Artist Proofs   (AP I/V)
50 Edition prints    (1/50)
13 Tear prints      (paint or throw away)





We did a pop-up gallery, 
showing the YayBig Southwest prints 
at New Grounds for one night,

Friday, September 18, 2015

Patzcuaro


The Desert Triangle showing in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico -- at the El Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita -- opening September 18th.

We exhibited the first 18 (not including that of Manuel Guerra), which are all that had been received at that time.



18 prints shown on the 18th!




Martin Quintanilla in front of the museum,
with the prints
which he packed well in a cardboard box


Martin about to hang the prints,
inside the gallery



OPENING













Acrylic sheets protected the prints


Martin Quintanilla showed some of his prints,
in addition to those of the Desert Triangle






In the same building as the gallery
is also a print shop





Note: The Tucson National Print Invitational opened on the 17th, at the Davis Dominguez Gallery



Update:  We are donating a carpeta to El Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita.  Martin Quintanilla delivered 10 more prints just after New Years 2016.  We still need to send two more prints and a presentation box.

10 more prints 
were delivered to 
Patzcuaro, Mexico

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Michael Contreras


"Encierro"


Michael Contreras of Tucson did his print in his personal studio (Tucson).








Michael Contreras also runs the Contreras Gallery in Tucson.  The picture of him below is from the opening during First Saturday (September 5, 2015) at his gallery, when he was showing paintings from Mykl Wells and Tom Baumgartner.



The Sonoran Arts Network did an online article on the Contreras Gallery.