The Desert Triangle opening at Hoofprint Workshop in Chicago (Facebook), Friday evening on August 5, 2016.
Beautiful print shop/gallery
All 30 prints fit on the wall,
is in an old funeral home
Big etching press
Our catalogs displayed
on the litho press
Hoofprint published a set of Zeke Peña's lithographs
Gabe Hoare and Liz Born
run Hoofprint Workshop
is apprenticing at Hoofprint
at the moment
We were happy to see
Katia Perez and Gabriel Villa,
originally from Albuquerque and El Paso,
at our show
Organized by AJ Nordhagen and Brittany Kieler
(of HOLODROME and Vulture Woman Press, respectively)
was another portfolio exhibited that night
Liz Born's print in "Sightings"
Gabe Hoare's print in "Sightings"
Kathryn Polk's (of Tucson)
print in "Sightings"
(sorry for bad photo)
atop a Chicago-style dog courtesy of Vienna Beef,
and delicious brews by Metropolitan
Martin Garcia and Bert Green came to our show.
National Museum of Mexican Art
They were showing
a traveling print show that inspired us
Another exhibition inside
asserts that art is political
and press in the exhibit
A print from UTEP
A lot of printmakers from the Spudnik Press Collective came to see our show, so I visited Spudnik Press the next day.
Nicolette Ross gave me a tour of the printshop
Clean and tidy printshiop
I did not make it to Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, but heard good things about them.
Dark Matter Coffee
Chicago looks like a very print friendly town. I saw a print show at Dark Matter Star Lounge coffee house.
Print show of
at Dark Matter Star Lounge
Art Institute of Chicago Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago museum has one of the most important collections in the world, including some nice prints that set the bar very high:
Van Dyke self portrait
Another etching by Van Dyke
Etching by Whistler
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