Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— INK, a new exhibit featuring works from the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, opened at the Tall Grass Arts Association Friday night. Featuring fifty works by thirteen contemporary printmakers, there are examples of etching, drypoint, lighography, screenprinting, woodcut, monoprint, and various mixed media approaches to making prints, according to literature provided by Tall Grass.
The exhibiting artists are Hiroshi Ariyama, Joel Dugan, Michael Goro, John Himmelfarb, Carrie Iverson, Deborah Maris Lader, Kim Laurel, Steve Mueller, Duffy O’Connor, Dennis O’Malley, Heather Page, Anatole Upart, and Miles Votek. The artists were on hand at the opening to discuss their work and field questions from those in attendance.
The Chicago Printmakers Collaborateve, a facility and community dedicated to promoting the art of the handmade print thorugh shop access, classes, workshops, lectures by visiting artists, demonstrations and exhibitions, was founded by Deborah maris Lader in 1989. It has served as a studio for more than 100 artist-printmaker members from fourteen different countries.
The show runs through September 29, and is open to the public. The gallery is open from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Tall Grass Artists’ Gallery Opens At TallGrassArts.org
Tall Grass Arts Association also launched a new gallery on its website, TallGrassArts.org. The site dedicates one web page for 17 separate artists who have so far submitted work for the project. Each artist selected 5 pieces for display in the online gallery. A wide variety of media are represented, including painting and digital photography, acrylic on wood panel, oil, pastel, printmaking, and jewelry.
The online gallery is open 24/7 at TallGrassArts.org.
Source: Information from Tall Grass Arts Association