Phil Sanders is a collaborative master printer, author, artist, educator, and arts business consultant. Print education and printer training has been a long term focus for Sanders who has trained printers at workshops in the US and abroad. Sanders lectures and teaches workshops regularly on art, printmaking, collecting and the business of art. He is also the author of Prints and Their Makers, a definitive publication on contemporary collaborative printmaking, published by Princeton Architectural Press and distributed by Chronicle Books.
Sanders’ online conversation will focus on work currently in process in his studio. He will also show artworks that he has done with artists over the past 25 years. Sanders has worked as a collaborating Master Printer with hundreds of artists and produced several thousand works, many of which are contained in the public collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Library of Congress and Yale University Art Gallery among others. The presentation will conclude with an opportunity for participants to ask questions.
Please join us on Tuesday, November 17, 11:00am to 12 noon (Eastern US Time) for a virtual visit to the National Gallery of Art Modern Prints and Drawings Study Room. Shelley Langdale, Curator and Head of Modern Prints and Drawings, will share some recent acquisitions and other works on paper from the Gallery’s collection that she has been contemplating in light of recent events and current projects. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A. Register on Eventbrite.
On Monday, December 14, artist Charlie Ritchie discussed his most recent work, the tools and materials he uses, and his sources of inspiration. A recording is available on YouTube.
Artist Soledad Salamé, Managing Director and Founder of Sol Print Studios, will be joined in dialogue with Ksenia Nouril, Jensen Bryan Curator of The Print Center in Philadelphia, and Amy Eva Raehse, Director and Partner of Goya Contemporary in Baltimore.
A graduate of Philadelphia College of Art, Ron views printmaking as a matrix, and once he sees the matrix “they’re kind of toys you can just play with.”
We hope that you will join us for the Thursday, February 18, 11:00 am conversation.
Black and Blue: Prints in the Time of COVID. A conversation among gallerist Myrtis Bedolla, printmaker Susan J. Goldman of Lily Press, and artists featured in the upcoming Galerie Myrtis exhibition of prints that express through the use of colors black and blue the artists’ response to the individual and universal crisis our culture is experiencing during the political revolution and the COVID pandemic.
Artists participating in the March 13 virtual conversation include Jermaine Ashman, Susan J. Goldman, Michael Gross, Keiko Hara, Jun Lee, Preston Sampson, Jonpaul Smith, Eve Stockton, and Renee Stout.
We hope that you will join us! Register on Eventbrite.
Printmakers and mixed media artists, Adjoa Burrowes and Gail Shaw-Clemons, moderated by artist Sheila Crider, will explore the beginnings and evolution of their printmaking practice from traditional etchings and lithographs to their recent three-dimensional format. Both artists will reveal the exact point when their prints became three-dimensional and why. Participants will get a glimpse of their printmaking process through video, highlighting the monotype technique. The discussion will range from the importance of experiencing traditional printmaking techniques, the hazards of printmaking, to how this new work fits into the contemporary printmaking landscape.
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Collector Laura Roulet will lead us on a virtual slide tour of her collection of works on paper. Joining her in conversation will be DC-area artists Nekisha Durrett and Julie Wolfe.
Laura will share the ways in which she formed an inter-generational print collection, discussing her parents’ print collecting priorities and those of herself and her husband Rafael.
Laura’s parents Norman and Ann Roulet were lontime members of the Cleveland Print Club and supported The New Gallery, Cleveland’s first contemporary art gallery. Laura’s mother was a professor and Dean of Students at the Cleveland Institute of Art, where she was a big booster for faculty members like Julian Stanczak, and former students such as April Gornik.
Laura followed their example by supporting artists that she has worked with as a curator and bolstering non-profits in the DC region and those in her husband’s birthplace of Puerto Rico.
Please register for the program online on Eventbrite.
Members Only Program
Many neglect—or even avoid—planning for what happens to their art collection after their demise. But those of us who collect art have a special duty to plan. And, as is always true when discussing estate planning, the planning process requires action during life.
Estate attorney Micah Salb, who has been representing artists, collectors, and others in the art market for more than 20 years, will talk with members of the Washington Print Club about how best to prepare for the orderly and efficient transfer of art assets.
This is a members-only program. Please click to RSVP. A Zoom link will be emailed to you.