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by Wesley Pulkka,
May 7, 2017
of the "Prints by Southwest" exhibition
We are showing 83 prints at the "Prints by Southwest" exhibition, April 20 - June 2nd, at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The night after the big opening, April 21st, we showed 19 more prints at Karsten Creightney's studio in downtown Albuquerque, for the "Off Broadway Pop-up Print Show."
Oaxaca style opening with mezcal,
for the "Off Broadway Pop-up Print Show"
by PAVEL ACEVEDO
THE CARVED LINE
AT THE ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM
The Albuquerque Museum put together a great print show -- "The Carved Line" -- with works from New Mexican relief artists, from both historical and contemporary printmakers. From January 14th - April 16th, 2017. Catalog available.
"Artist in Studio"
was carved by Japanese woodblock printers
LATIN AMERICAN COLLECTIONS
The Carpetas (print portfolios):
- "Oaxaca Collective (Carpeta Nacional de Estampa en Mexico)"
- "Por La Madre Tierra"
- "El Cuerpo Intervendio"
- "Karwinskii Effectus (Carpeta del Mezcal -- Oaxaca)"
- "La Autonomia es la Vida, la Sumision es la Muerte"
- Carpeta "20 Años de la UPICM-Peña Morelos"
Prints from the "Por La Madre Tierra" portfolio,
just one of the Mexican portfolios
brought out for temporary display
Visitors enjoy the various Mexican print portfolios
displayed on tables
in the Waters Room
was one of the portfolios on display
Dr Suzanne Schadl also took us to the vaults below
to show us more Latin American prints
below the Zimmerman Library
at the University of New Mexico
PRINT//MAKE PRINT EXCHANGE
After the Latin American collections tour, we went to the OutPost Performance Space to see the exhibition of the "Print//Make::UNM Printmakers Exchange Portfolio."
Sneak preview of the UNM student print exchange
(Eugene) Chaney Howe
pochoir monotype and serigraphy
We also went downstairs
to visit the working studios of Tamarind
Grinding the litho stones is an art.
as they have to be perfectly flat
Antique offset machine,
is still used occasionally a Tamarind
UNM PRINT DEMO
BY GRADUATE PRINT STUDENTS
The evening of April 28th, the graduate students gave a printmaking demo in the basement of the Art Annex building at the University of New Mexico:
Graduate student print demo
A visitor points to his preference
We previously showed the YayBig Print Exchange at Tathagata Coffee in Santa Fe, from October to November, 2016.
Experiments in Contemporary Native American Printmaking
at the MoCNA
The Argos Studio/Gallery in Santa Fe, had their annual incredible historical print show -- "The Art of the Print Cycle" -- from December 2nd 2016 - Jan 6th, 2017. These selections from the collection of Dr Robert Bell, included masterpieces from Duer, Rembrandt, Goya, Hogarth, Dore, Kathe Kolwitz, Max Klinger, Otto Dix, Gustave Baumann, Eli Levin, and many more. Article in Pasatiempo.
One year ago, April 2016, was also a very active month, as we were showing prints from Portland to Houston, in addition to our big opening in El Paso.