Archive for July, 2013

2014 MAPC Conference – Print City: Detroit 2014

July 26, 2013

The Mid America Print Council is proud to announce our 2014 Conference, Print City: Detroit 2014, September 24th -27th in Detroit, MI. Mark your calendars!  The Print City 2014 Conference will be hosted by Wayne State University in collaboration with the Mid America Print Council.

The conference will include workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and exhibitions. In addition to activities on the campus of Wayne State University, area galleries, museums, letterpresses, colleges and universities, and other cultural venues, in and around Detroit, will host conference events.

Check out the website and Facebook Page:

http://www.art.wayne.edu/MAPC2014/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/pages/PRINT-CITY-Detroit-2014/515572755149763

 

Save the date and start getting excited!

Fall Journal submissions: Due Aug. 15‏

July 26, 2013

Just a reminder that submissions for MAPC’s Fall Journal are due August 15. We’d love to hear your take on the theme Printmaking as a form of Social Practice (PDF for guidelines attached).

Printmaking as a form of Social Practice Social Practice is in constant flux as ideas are molded and explored by different artists and artist collectives. How does printmaking as social practice promote a wide range of approaches and methodologies in your community? To what degree does environment and audience influence this dynamic? How does it add to the complexity? Submit your compelling stories, articles, and images.

For questions, please contact Jennifer Ghormley: jenghorm@hotmail.com

PDF Guidelines: Fall Journal sumbissions_MAPC-1

Job Opportunity – Duluth, MN

July 26, 2013

The Department of Art & Design at the University of Minnesota, Duluth has a full time Printmaking/2 D Design term position available beginning August 26, 2013.  Job duties and responsibilities include teaching and research in the field of Printmaking and 2D Design.  Essential qualifications include an MA in the field of Art & Design, an exhibition record, and experience with or education in appropriate technologies.

The University of Minnesota requires that you apply online for this position.  For a complete position description and information on how to apply online, visithttp://employment.umn.edu and search for Job Requisition 185369.  Complete applications will be reviewed beginning July 31st and continue until position is filled.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Questions? Please contact : rrepinsk@d.umn.edu

2nd International Mokuhanga Conference 2014: Exhibition, Panel and Demo Proposals

July 26, 2013

2nd International Mokuhanga Conference 2014,  September 10 – 14, 2014, at the Tokyo University of the Arts GEIDAI.

Submission for all  panel and demonstration proposals is October 31, 2013.

The submission dates for the Open International Competition Exhibition  and the Open International Artists Book Exhibition is February 1 – March 14, 2014.
Further information can be found on the website:   www.mokuhanga.jp
PDF attached here: IMC2014flyer

MAPC Workshop Specials at Anderson Ranch

July 4, 2013

Special Discount for MAPC members:  20% off Summer Printmaking Workshops at Anderson Ranch!

Email jmueller@andersonranch.org with questions or to collect your 20% off enrollment discount!

More info on classes online at: http://www.andersonranch.org/workshops/courses/index.php?page=printmaking

Some of our picks:

Intaglio with Charlene Liu:

Re-introduce yourself to copper and ferric acid with a basic course that will touch on techniques like dry point, hard ground, soft ground, aquatint and more!

August 19-23

http://www.andersonranch.org/workshops/courses/details/index.php?page=printmaking&id=3899

 

Ink and Letter with Brad Vetter

Make your own wood type using our CNC machine! Then, over the course of the three week class, experiment with different letterforms to make artfully inspired monoprints!  Sept 9-27

http://www.andersonranch.org/workshops/courses/details/index.php?page=printmaking&id=3901