Fw: [LABAC] LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKING SOCIETY - 17th NATIONAL EXHIBITION
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Sent: Friday, April 11, 2003 10:06 PM
Subject: [LABAC] LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKING SOCIETY - 17th NATIONAL EXHIBITION
...at the Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave., Old
Pasadena Opening Reception this weekend, Saturday, April 12, 7-9 p.m.
The Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS), in collaboration with the
Armory Center for the Arts, will present the 17th National Juried
Print Exhibition at the Armory located in Old Pasadena, California,
April 13 - June 1, 2003. Juried by Kevin Salatino, Curator of Prints
and Drawings at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the exhibition
will feature a wide variety of prints by 69 artists from the U.S. and
Canada. There will be a public opening reception on Saturday, April
12, 7 - 9 p.m. As part of the exhibition, there will also be a panel
discussion titled "A Revolution in Printmaking," held at the Armory on
Friday, May 23, 8 p.m. Admission to this discussion is $5 (LAPS and
Armory members free).
Some of the most important printmakers and printmaking workshops in
the country have participated in these exhibitions. Participants in
this year's exhibition include: Salomon Huerta, Linda Stark and Diane
Gamboa from El Nopal; Emerson Woelffe and Goerge Condo from Hamilton
Press; Brice Marden, Malcolm Morley and Vija Celmans from Gemini G.E.L.;
Charles Arnoldi and Sheila Newmark from Angeles Press; Ed Ruscha from
Mixographia Workshop; John Millei from Cirrus Editions; Self-Help
Graphics; Pat Merrill Fine Arts Prints; Josephine Press; and numerous
Incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1963, LAPS supports the
art of printmaking and printmakers through its local and national
exhibitions, symposia, demonstrations, grants and publications. Since
its inception, the LAPS National Juried Print Exhibition has been the
major printmaking exhibition and competition in the Western United
states, open to all printmakers in the U.S. and Canada. The 17th
National received about 2,000 entries from about 400 printmakers,
representing a wide variety of printmaking techniques, including
intaglio, lithography, block prints, screen prints, monotypes,
photographic and digital processes, and various combinations of these
techniques. About $5,000 in prizes will be awarded. Some of the prize
prints will become part of local museum collections. An illustrated
catalog will be available.
The Armory Center for the Arts is a community arts center that offers
innovative approaches to creating, exploring, and presenting the
visual arts to students of all ages. In addition to providing an
outlet for contemporary art exhibitions and performances, the Armory
offers studio art classes and a variety of educational outreach
programs to schools and in the community. Find out more at
17th National Exhibition run: April 13 to June 1, 2003
Opening Reception: April 12, 7 - 9 p.m.
For public information: (626) 792-5101 x 122
Armory Gallery Hours: Wed., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 12 noon - 5 p.m. &
Fri. noon - 8 p.m.
Panel Discussion: New Directions in Printmaking
Date & Time: Friday, May 23, 8 p.m.
Location: Armory Center for the Arts
Admission to this discussion is $5 (LAPS and Armory members free)
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