The epic tale of the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse Printmaking Program. The Printmaking program is directed by Joel Elgin and features the odd collection of the many PrintFools who enroll, print and exist from semester to semester in the Shop of Tears.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Friday, October 09, 2015
We can only hope to be as cool as
Friday, September 25, 2015
Thanks to A.A and MadDog for putting an end to the messy shop bad monkeying plague. Do those shop labors daily and we will have a monkey free semester.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time for a new hero:
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Etching and drypoint
Saturday, April 25, 2015
A big week ahead PrintFools:
Last week to work, Steamroll Saturday and a visit to the Tamarind Institute to meet Elaine de Kooning.
Now go here and preview what you will do this Saturday!
Friday, April 17, 2015
"...intimate black-and-white depictions of the social transformations occurring during the decade of open policy promoted by Deng Xiaoping. His works expressed a deep concern for the issues surrounding isolation and lack of communication among the people at this time..."
2 More weeks to work......Print like Fools
Friday, April 10, 2015
"Robert Blackburn, born in 1920 in Summit, N.J., changed the course of American art through his groundbreaking graphic work and the Printmaking Workshop, which he founded in New York City in 1948. Conceived as an open, democratic space where printmaking was the common language, for five decades the Printmaking Workshop was a cultural crossroads, attracting artists from around the world, and seeding similar workshops in the United States, Morocco and Namibia..."
Refugees (AKA People in a Boat; Five Men in a Boat), 1938-1939
Lithograph, Edition of 8
15 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches
Robert Hamilton Blackburn (1920-2003)
A Portrait, 1959
Line etching and aquatint
Image size: 7 x 5 in.;
Framed: 21-1/2 x 17-1/4 in.
Check out these Robert Blackburn links:
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
American 1897 - 1977
War. Lithograph, 1950
Uprooted etching, 1965
And, go here:
No time for slacking.... print like the wind!
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
CRW Nevinson: A Printmaker in War & Peace:
A little over four weeks left... Print like the wind!
Saturday, March 21, 2015
PrintFools, big week in your lives because starting today you meet Levi Robb AND get to ask him how the hell he does what he does and why.
Locust 1. 2013. woodcut and concrete block relief on Japanese paper.
Sunday, March 08, 2015
--> As you eaze into Springbreak know of the satirical portraits, lithographs and visual accounts of the tragedy of war produced by German artists of WW1/WW2:
Watch this video!
Go to this site!
Go to this site!