Continental Drift: Printmakers Converge
The Icelandic Printmakers Association & The Boston PrintmakersAn exhibit of work by The Boston Printmakers and the Icelandic Printmakers Association inspired by a recent trip to Iceland and collaboration between the two groups of artists. Read about the trip.
BELMONT GALLERY OF ART
Opening Reception at the Belmont Gallery of Art:
Print Talk by Artist Members from Boston and Iceland:
BELMONT GALLERY OF ART
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Friday: 10 AM – 4 PM, Sunday 1 – 4 PM
Companion Exhibit of Icelandic Prints
Palate to Plate
Prints & Recipes From Members of The Boston Printmakers
Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Ninety-nine artists created prints and recipes in a cookbook-catalog available at the events
Tasteful Prints: a Gallery Talk and Food Tasting
The Boston Printmakers is pleased to announce the release of Palate to Plate: Prints and Recipes from Members of the Boston Printmakers. This full-color, 216-page book is also the catalogue for the 2014 Boston Printmakers Members' Exhibition at the Newport Art Museum (Fall 2014 – early January 2015). This beautiful book contains prints and favorite recipes by 99 members of the Boston Printmakers. The book is available through www.blurb.com. The ordering process is simple and easy. Delivery time is 2-4 weeks and the price for the book is $40.09. There are discounts available for purchasing multiple copies.
Trip to Iceland
August, 17 – August 24, 2014
The Boston Printmakers went to Reykjavik, Iceland, "Land of Contrasts" for a
Cate Francis, Around the Tree,
Screenprint on stained Gampi,
chine-collé, 25" x 18"
– Materials Awards: Blick Art Materials,
Galesburg, IL (Biennial 2013)
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2015 North American Print Biennial
Online entry opens December 10, 2014
"The North American Print Biennial, can answer any and all questions about the state of printmaking today...printmaking is alive, well, and thriving.... "
-Roberta Waddell, Curator Emerita, The New York Public Library
LOOK AGAINMEMBERS EXHIBITION: Boston Printmakers Respond to ACM Collection
May 17, 2015 – September 6, 2015"Look Again: ACM Collection inspires The Boston Printmakers"
We are delighted to work exclusively with the Art Complex Museum(ACM) which houses a rich and comprehensive print collection. The collection on this regenerative exhibition showcases the astute talent, tradition and innovation among our members. For this collaborative exhibition, ACM's contemporary curator Craig Bloodgood and collections manager Maureen Wengler have selected 42 works for response pieces to be created by members of The Boston Printmakers. READ MORE
A Dialogue with Jim Dine and Clifford Ackley
Video clips from the 2011 North American Print Biennial
This series of video clips of world-renowned artist Jim Dine speaking to Clifford Ackley, Department Chair and Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston was filmed at Framingham State University as part of The Boston Printmakers 2011 North American Print Biennial. The video segments turn out to be a remarkable confluence of art media: printmaking, drawing and sculpture, all found within the life and work of one artist, Jim Dine. READ MORE
Publication of 60 YEARS OF NORTH AMERICAN PRINTS 1947-2007Written by David Acton
September 2009 marks the publication of 60 Years of North American Prints by David Acton, a hardcover history of the Boston Printmakers and their long tradition of promoting and presenting contemporary prints. This 204 page, full-color volume chronicles the growth and expansion of the print medium since 1947 through sixty prints carefully selected by David Acton—exemplary works that he describes as “astute and flawless impressions made by some of the finest printmakers working in drastically changing times.” Acton has written extensive essays for each of the sixty artists and a historical overview of printmaking in North America since the 1940s. READ MORE