Print Summit 2010

 Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Pulp Culture: Innovative Works on Paper!

East Carolina University's first paper exhibition in paper art, at Mendenhall Student Gallery located on the second floor of Mendenhall Student Center. This Pulp Culture will showcase emerging artists using paper as the primary material working in sculpture, printmaking, jewelry, textiles, papermaking and creative writing. Laura Wood, MFA candidate, has organized a juried papermaking show and two talks that will occur Thursday evening. This will serve as a pre-event for “Print Summit”  This is organized entirely by Laura Wood, and promises to be a great event. Please consider arriving to attend these lectures and opening.

4:30 p.m. Artist lecture by Amy Jacobs

5:15 p.m. Artist Lecture by Karen Stahlecker

6:00 p.m. Reception and Award Announcements

This event is free and open to the public.

Friday September 10th, 2010

9 - 10 a.m.  THE PRINT FANTASTIC - lecture by John Gall

Speight Auditorium, Room 1220, School of Art and Design, East Carolina University

John Gall from Guilford College in North Carolina will present a one hour introduction to printmaking lecture.

This event is free and open to the public. 

5:30- 7:00 p.m. Survey of Contemporary Printmaking- Panel Discussion

Speight Auditorium , Room 1220- School of Art and Design

Organizers Matt Egan and Michael Ehlbeck, professors of printmaking at East Carolina University brought together five individuals to co-curate an exhibition that would offer a comprehensive look at the innovations and excellence that are shaping the course printmaking today.
     
A panel discussion will be held by the co-curators on Friday, September 10th at 5:30, in room 1220 in the Leo Jenkins Fine Arts Center. The discussion will followed by a reception in the Wellington B. Gray Gallery also located in the Leo Jenkins Fine Arts Center.
      This event is free and open to the public.

Co-Curators:
Bill Fick, of Cockeyed Press and co-author of "Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process."
Beth Grabowski, Professor of Art at UNC Chapel Hill and co-author of "Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process."
Rockie Toner, former Dean of the Tyler School of Art.
R.L. Tillman, artist, educator and co-founder of "Printeresting."
Matt Rebholz, Assistant Professor, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX.

Saturday September 11th, 2010

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5 – 6:00 pm Karen Kunc - Lecture

Speight Auditorium, Room 1220, School of Art and Design, East Carolina University

Karen Kunc, University of Nebraska – Lincoln (NB) Professor Emeritus – Artist Talk
More details coming soon.