Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Bayou -- Main Event -- Houston

Printmakers descended on Houston from all over the country for the print fair -- "It Came from the Bayou!" -- on April 22nd, 2018!  At the Saint Arnold's Brewing Company.  This is always a great event!


Entrance




PRINTS PURCHASED

We brought a lot of prints back to the Southwest from Houston.  THIS LINK showcases all the prints purchased.



PRINTMAKERS


John Hancock
the most fun printmakers on the planet


Joshua Kolbow
from the University of North Dakota


Austin 
Associate director of Flatbed Press


Professsor at Texas A&M, Corpus Christi


New York


Saint Louis


University of Louisiana Lafayette




Austin


Samantha R Mendoza


New York


Saint Louis


Wesley Kramer


selling Risograph prints by Sarah Welch
Houston 


Austin


Tom Huck


Good turnout in Houston





We attended this event  twice before -- in 2015 and 2106:





We also invited a lot of these printmakers to participate in the "Ambos Lados International Print Exchange," which is open to all.  Delivery deadline November 2nd, 2018. (sign up deadline September 1st).

Also there was buzz about creating Texas Printmaking Biennial, for regional printmakers.


Stopped by Flatbed Press in Austin on Tuesday (April 24th), to once again admire this huge soft ground print by the late Robert Levers:




Outlaws of Print -- at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art -- many of the printmakers in Houston were also showing in Indiana (April 21-July 8, 2018):



Friday, April 20, 2018

It Came from the Bayou 2018

Krrrl is venturing out to Houston again, for the"Wiener Welcome" (April 21st) and "It Came from the Bayou" print fair (April 22nd), to see what the Central Time Texas printmakers are up to.

The main event takes place on Sunday (April 22nd) at the Saint Arnold Brewery -- 2000 Lyons Ave, in Houston.


-- On Instagam too! --


WIENER WELCOME


Wiener Welcome and Poster Show
Saturday, April 21st


The day before the "It Came from the Bayou" Print Fair in Houston, there was a "Wiener Welcome Poster Show" at Burning Bones Press.  28 artists from all over the country contributed prints, including Krrrl.  This is a great event, as the printmakers bring a lot of energy with them.

@burningbonespress Instagram




Krrrl's bad print is the middle red one






Some of the Printmakers
with their Prints


Carlos Hernandez
@electriccalavera on Instagram
Houston


Tess Doyle
Houston


Selene Bataille
@selene.bataille Instagram
Austin


Kendall Bradley
Austin


Emmett Merrill
Tennessee


Jackson Kissel
@darktideprints Instagram
St Louis


Casey McGarr
@inkylipspress Instagram
Dallas


Carlos Pozo
@cavemanarchitect Instagram
Houston


Martin Mazorra
@cannonballpress Instagram
Brooklyn



Joshua Kolbow
Green Rabbit Press
from the University of North Dakota


Austin God --
from the first psychedelic band
13th Floor Elevators!


Master Printmaker Tom Huck
receives the catalog for the Horned Toad Print Exchange II
as we are trying to get him and his crew
to participate in Horned Toad III/Ambos Lados


One of the Burning Bone's presses


Print legacy


Gathering of the Printmakers
(where's Manny Guerra?)




Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ambos Lados International Print Exchange

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The Ambos Lados International Print Exchange has now put out a call to printmakers!


** CALL TO PRINTMAKERS **


This print exchange is sponsored by studios on both sides of the US/Mexico border:



El Paso

Oaxaca



FROM THE HORNED TOAD PRINTS WEBSITE:


ELIGIBILITY: Open to all printmaking artists worldwide.



DEADLINES: Deadline to register: Saturday, September 1, 2018
Print editions must be received by: Saturday, November 2, 2018

SEND TO:

Horned Toad Prints
Attn: Manuel Guerra
7732 Tuscarora Ave.
El Paso Tx.
79912


PRINTMAKING MEDIA: Any traditional printmaking technique: Relief, Lithography, Intaglio, Serigraphy, Letterpress, or a combination of any of these. No digital, please.


PRINT DIMENSIONS: Paper size strictly 8” x 8” (20.3cm x 20.3cm) no larger or smaller. Printed area can be any size that fits within these dimensions.


EDITION SIZE: Each participant must submit twelve prints (12) all numbered, titled, signed, and dated. Please include preferred contact information on the back of each print for networking. Each artist will receive via mail ten (10) prints in exchange and two (2) prints will be kept for the 2018-2019 Ambos Lados International Print Exchange exhibitions.




THE BELOW PERTAINS TO THOSE OUTSIDE OF MEXICO (printmakers working with Taller Grafica Libre i Mexico will work with their rules):


PARTICIPATION FEE: $35 U.S. dollars (this fee covers international shipping, exhibition materials, and promotion). We currently accept PayPal and/or Money Orders (made out to Manuel Guerra 7732 Tuscarora Ave. El Paso Tx. 79912). No personal checks accepted.


APPLICATION FORM:

Print and fill out this form (PDF) and email it to us at gumanuel@utep.edu. Once your form is received, we will send you a PayPal invoice to the email specified in your submission form. Unpaid submissions will NOT be eligible for participation. Refunds will NOT be issued.


PLEASE NOTE: All work should be packaged appropriately with glassine/interleafing paper in between each print. Prints must be shipped in a reusable package for return purposes with legible return address; this is important for confirmation of receipt, exhibition information, and return mailing.


Horned Toad Prints is not responsible for loss or damage of prints due to improper packaging or mail carrier mismanagement. We strongly suggest insuring your package; however, it is at the discretion and cost of each participant to do so.


Also note: the prints will be scanned and posted online...a catalog may also be made of the prints.  Please include a website to be noted if we make a catalog.