Pull up a chair! Learn to make a print the back-to-nature way: water-based ink, wood, and printing with your hands. Master Printer, Kathy Carraccio, is holding a free demonstration on Japanese water-based woodblock printing techniques and will have examples of traditional, antique, and contemporary prints on hand for a Q & A session following the demonstration. The techniques she will be demonstrating will be covered in greater depth during her upcoming class at RBPMW. If you have ever had the itch to know how traditional Japanese prints were made come to the demo and scratch a bit more by signing up for the class. Get a 10% discount on the class for signing up at the demo.
Kathy Caraccio is an alumna of The Printmaking Workshop, Inc., where she trained to be a master printer for four years. In 1977, Caraccio founded the K. Caraccio Printing Studio in NYC. She has taught at Columbia University, FIT, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and NYU. Carracio has also been involved in the not-for-profit world, and taught a variety of workshops at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Lower East Side Printshop, Dieu Donne Paper Mill, Manhattan Graphics Center, and Women's Studio Workshop. Toshi Yoshida was Carracio's hanga sensei in Miasa Bunca Art Center in Nagano, Japan. She is currently a printmaking instructor at the National Academy School of Fine Art, and has participated in numerous group and solo shows both nationally and internationally.