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Palate to Plate

Prints & Recipes From Members of The Boston Printmakers

Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
August 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Opening Reception: Friday, September 26, 2014, 5:00 – 7:00pm

Ninety-nine artists created prints and recipes in a cookbook-catalog available at the events

Tasteful Prints: a Gallery Talk and Food Tasting
Sunday, November 2, 1-3:30pm
Talk at 1pm, Tasting at 2pm, $10 entry fee
Fifteen member-artists will present their prints and food at this sociable gathering

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 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.


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Trip to Iceland

August 17 – 24, 2014
Next summer, during the week of August 17 thru the 24th, the Boston Printmakers will travel to Iceland to engage in an artistic and cultural exchange with the Icelandic Printmaking Association. Just a short plane ride from Boston, all members of the Boston Printmakers are welcome to visit Iceland, the land of contrasts, from its geologic wonders to the bustling capital city, Reykjavik. Stay tuned for more information and details about this trip in upcoming newsletters.
For more information, please contact Bob Tomolillo.



Warrington Colescott

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) has a rich, comprehensive print collection. The collection on this regenerative exhibition showcasing 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

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Down in the Green Zone, 2007


Jm Dine, Clifford Ackley Jury

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

Jim Dine and Clifford Ackley selecting prizes

60 Years of N.American Prints

Publication of 60 YEARS OF NORTH AMERICAN PRINTS 1947-2007

Written 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

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