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Keyholder Residency Program

The Lower East Side Printshop, NY offers emerging artists with FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. The application deadline is September 1, 2013 for residencies that begin on October 1, 2013. Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand.

Keyholders work independently in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio and have access to a vibrant community of peers. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; printmaking skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Basic instruction in printmaking and some Master Printer assistance is included in the program.

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Lower East Side Printshop: Winter/Spring 2013 Classes

WINTER/SPRING 2013

WATERBASED SCREENPRINTING
with Roni Henning
6 weeks, 6-9 pm
Fee: $425

Session I: Tuesdays, January 15 – February 19, 2013
Session II: Wednesdays, April 3 – May 8, 2013

Explore the wide range of screenprinting techniques in this versatile medium. Silkscreen allows you to easily print hand-drawn, photographic, and digital imagery on paper, fabric, and other surfaces in a variety of colors. You will create handmade and photographic stencils and learn to use a vacuum table and exposure unit to shoot screens. Topics will include screen preparation, color separation for multi-plate prints, correct color mixing, registration, screen monoprinting, editioning, and basic methods of printing onto t-shirts.

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING
with Lisa Mackie

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Read Between the Lines

Read Between the Lines
Curated by Micaela Giovannotti
Exhibition reception: Wednesday, September 26, 6-8pm

Exhibition Dates: September 12 – November 4, 2012
Hours: Weekdays from 10am – 6pm, and weekends from 12 - 6pm
Free and open to the public

Lower East Side Printshop is pleased to present Read Between the Lines guest curated by Micaela Giovannotti, an independent art curator and critic. The exhibition will be on view at the Printshop from September 12 – November 4, 2012 with a reception on Wednesday, September 26, from 6-8pm.

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LESP Fall Class Catalogue

We are excited to announce that our new Fall Class Catalogue is now posted on our website and ready for registration! To register, please visit our website: http://printshop.org/web/Learn/Classes/Catalogue.html

RELIEF PRINTMAKING
with Justin Sanz
6 weeks, Wednesdays, 6-9pm
August 15 – September 19
$395

This course will introduce you to various methods of creating woodcut and linocut prints. This direct and versatile process is one of the oldest methods of printing. Learn how to prepare wood and linoleum blocks, carve images by hand, apply ink with rollers, and print by hand and on the press using oil based inks. Also covered will be methods for creating images with multiple blocks and colors, reduction printing, and alternative techniques.

INTRO TO PRINTMAKING

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Everything Is Not All There Is

Everything Is Not All There Is
Curated by Nicole Caruth
Exhibition reception: Wednesday, July 18, 6-8pm

Exhibition Dates: July 11 – September 9, 2012
Hours: Weekdays from 10am – 6pm, and weekends from 12 - 6pm
Free and open to the public

Lower East Side Printshop presents Everything Is Not All There Is guest curated by Nicole Caruth, an independent art writer and curator. The exhibition will be on view at the Printshop from July 11 – September 9, 2012 with a reception on Wednesday, July 18 from 6-8pm.

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EDITIONS '12 EXHIBITION OPENING AND CATALOGUE LAUNCH

Reception: Thursday, May 10, 6-8 pm

Exhibition Dates: May 10 - July 8, 2012
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday – Sunday, 12 - 6pm
Free and open to the public

Lower East Side Printshop is pleased to announce the EDITIONS ‘12: EXHIBITION OPENING AND CATALOGUE LAUNCH on Thursday, May 10. The exhibition will be on view at the Printshop from May 10 – July 8, 2012. With a catalogue essay by Roberta Waddell, a renowned print expert and former Curator of Prints at the New York Public Library, the catalogue and exhibition feature new works created by recipients of the Printshop’s Special Editions and Publishing Residencies: Hong Seon Jang, Jennie C. Jones, Darina Karpov, and David Kramer, and Enoc Perez.

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LESP Summer Class Catalogue

We are excited to announce that our new Summer Class Catalogue is now posted on our website and ready for registration!

The Printshop's classes for adults offer instruction in myriad printmaking techniques, traditional, as well as new and experimental. Our faculty is comprised of accomplished artists and experienced master printers with outstanding expertise in printmaking. They offer technical expertise, as well as creative advice for your new artwork. Our instructors will help you turn your ideas into quality prints. Our classes are appropriate for beginners who wish to discover the world of printmaking, as well as artists interested in exploring new techniques. Many of our courses can be repeated, as there is a great deal of one-on-one interaction with faculty.

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LESP Spring Show: Divergence

Divergence
Curated by Rachel Gladfelter
Reception for artists: Wednesday, April 25, 6-8pm

Exhibition Dates: March 12 – May 7, 2012
Hours: Weekdays from 10am – 6pm, and weekends from 12 - 6pm
Free and open to the public

Lower East Side Printshop is pleased to present Divergence with a reception for artists on Wednesday, April 25 from 6-8pm. The exhibition will be on view at the Printshop from March 12 – May 9, 2012 and features new works created by 14 artists in residence.

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Lower East Side Printshop Winter Course Catalogue

The Printshop's classes for adults offer instruction in myriad printmaking techniques, traditional, as well as new and experimental. Our faculty is comprised of accomplished artists and experienced master printers with outstanding expertise in printmaking. They offer technical expertise, as well as creative advice for your new artwork. Our instructors will help you turn your ideas into quality prints. Our classes are appropriate for beginners who wish to discover the world of printmaking, as well as artists interested in exploring new techniques. Many of our courses can be repeated, as there is a great deal of one-on-one interaction with faculty.

SOLAR PLATE ETCHING
with Sheila Goloborotko
6 weeks, Tuesdays, 6-9pm
January 17 – February 21
Fee: $395

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Keyholder Residency Program at the Lower East Side Print Shop

KEYHOLDER RESIDENCY PROGRAM

The Keyholder Residency Program offers emerging artists free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Residencies are one year long, starting on October 1, 2011, and take place in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio. Facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand.

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