Image: Bruce Waldman, The Red Elephant
October 13, 2011 - November 6, 2011
Opening reception: Friday, October 14, 2011, 6pm - 9pm
Closing reception: Friday, November 4, 2011, 6pm - 8pm
RBPMW is pleased to announce the opening of the 2011 RBPMW Annual Member Show.
RBPMW is defined by its diverse community of artists. Each with a unique artistic style, background and point in their careers, RBPMW members come together in the workshop to exchange ideas, inspire one another and create prints as diverse as the members themselves.
The opening of this exhibition coincides with EFA Annual Open Studios. Blackburn 20|20 will have extended hours during EFA Open Studios:
Thursday, October 13th, 2011: 6 pm - 9 pm
Friday, October 14th, 2011: 6 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, Octover 15th, 2011: 1 pm - 6 pm>/p>
Friday, September 23, 2011. 11.00 am - 2 pm
Master Printmaker, Bruce Waldman, will be doing a FREE printmaking demonstration at RBPMW this Friday, sponsored by Utrecht and Legion Paper. Waldman will be showing a selection of his work, creating a new monoprint and discussing the work of up and coming NYC printmakers. Don't miss out on this opportunity to see this accomplished artist at work and receive some free Utrecht and Legion Paper samples.
*RBPMW will be closed for shop use from 10 am - 2.30 pm to accommodate the demonstration*
Due to Hurricane Irene, the Workshop will be closed on Saturday the 27th of August and Sunday the 28th of August (this weekend). The Relief Printing class will be rescheduled for another weekend. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday the 30th of August.
Images (left to right) by: Jarrod Beck, Andrea Cote & Fred Hayes
August 25 - September 8, 2011
Opening: Thursday, August 25th 2011, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RBPMW is pleased to announce the opening of RBPMW Fellows: Jarrod Beck, Andrea Cote & Fred Hayes. This is the last of three exhibitions presenting the work of RBPMW's 2009 - 2010 Studio Immersion Project Fellows.
Studio Immersion Project (SIP) Fellowship is an intense workspace project designed to introduce artists from multiple disciplines to printmaking. SIP encourages and supports the technical and conceptual evolution of creative practice for both emerging and experienced artists. Viewed together, the work of Beck, Cote and Hayes is a visual embodiment of RBPMW's SIP Fellowship.
Jarrod Beck pushes the limits of a copperplate - scratching, burnishing and biting into it using etching, aquatint and drypoint. Each of the three intaglio processes marks the plate in a specific way, yet combined in Beck's unique method create mesmerizing webs of line and tone, capturing bold, inky shapes between fine veils of line.
Andrea Cote is exhibiting bright, colorful prints depicting mandala and heart forms. They look cheerful and innocuous from afar. Stepping closer, the viewer sees that each print is comprised of impressions the artist has taken from her own body, adding a visceral and intimate dimension to her work.
Fred Hayes focuses on capturing the human condition within the urban environment, attempting to highlight the face of the marginalized. He uses a loose gestural style to create monoprint portraits that hauntingly stare directly at the viewer, watching us as we watch them.