ArtParty and Opening Reception 6-8:30 pm Friday Jan. 31

Printmaking: Art, Process, Community

January 31-March 26, 2014 @ The Weeks Gallery     

ArtParty Opening:  January 31, 6-8:30 p.m. Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and jazz. Free and open to the public.

Printmaking: Art, Practice, Community features fine art prints by John James Anderson, Bonnie Ashmore-Davis, Teto Elsiddique, Betsey Garand, Don Kimes, Katja Oxman, Tom Raneses and represents a broad range of aesthetic approaches and techniques.  Artists proofs and tools are included to illuminate the processes so that the exhibition is an excellent introduction to the art of printmaking. See the work of master printmakers who are deeply committed to traditional techniques as well as those using digital printing or developing entirely new methods of printing.

Katja Oxman, three plate color etching.

Katja Oxman, three plate color etching.

Teto Elsiddique, experimental print with spray paint and plastic.

Teto Elsiddique, experimental print with spray paint and plastic.

Art Werger, Dualities (2013), mezzotint.

Art Werger, Dualities (2013), mezzotint.

Tom Raneses, Cardinal Directions, eleven color silk screen.

Tom Raneses, Cardinal Directions, eleven color silk screen.

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John James Anderson, Maintenance Required (2007-2014), commercially printed digital print.

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Bonnie Ashmore-Davis, Red Devil I2013) momotype.

Don Kimes, A Crown for Roualt, 2010, inkjet and water-based paint.

Don Kimes, A Crown for Roualt, 2010, inkjet and water-based paint.

Teto Elsiddique installing a site-specific spray paint transfer to the wall of the gallery.

Teto Elsiddique installing a site-specific spray paint transfer to the wall of the gallery.

Betsey Garand, Notation 1, (2013), stencil and wood block with brushed pigment.

Betsey Garand, Notation 1, (2013), stencil and wood block with brushed pigment.

About Patricia Briggs
Patricia Briggs is the director of galleries and curator of exhibitions at Jamestown Community College in Western New York. She writes the blog "Scene Unseen: Viewing Notes" about visual art in her community.

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