The Print Garden

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The Print Garden: Artist Residency and Workshop on Washi

Wednesday, June 6th – Saturday, June 30th
Gallery Hours: WED-FRI 2-7PM, SAT 12-5PM
Satellite Project Space, 121 Dundas St, London
Closing Reception: Thursday, June 28th 7-10PM

Media Contact: Paulina Szczesny
(519) 709-3164
print.london.on@gmail.com

Print London is hosting a summer program of printmaking workshops and artist residencies exploring Japanese papers “washi” as both a surface for printmaking and as a sculptural material. Programming began earlier in May with a presentation and display on the history and uses of Japanese papers, followed by a series of hands-on workshops facilitated by professional Ontario artists who work with these papers. A series of week-long artists’ residencies and a collaborative exhibition evolving at Satellite Project Space will be taking place on Wednesday, June 6th to Saturday, June 30th, following with a closing reception on Thursday, June 28th, 7-10PM.

RESIDENCY 1: Monday, May 28th – Friday, June 1st

Silkscreen Printing on Japanese Papers Resident artists selected for this residency must attend the workshop presented by Loree Ovens on the weekend of May 26th – 27th

Artists-in-Residency: Linda Yeoman & Katie Webster

RESIDENCY 2: Monday, June 11th – Friday, June 15th

Monotypes: Mixed Media Prints on Japanese Paper Resident artists selected for this residency must attend the workshop presented by Tammy Ratcliff on the weekend of June 9th – 10th

Artists-in-Residency: Amber Warner & Allyson Proulx

RESIDENCY 3: Monday June 18th – Friday June 22nd

Cut Paper using Japanese Papers Resident artists selected for this residency must attend the workshop presented by Tania Love on the weekend of June 16th – 17th

Artists-in-Residency: Amy Uyeda & Sarah Cowling

Print London is a collective of professional London-based visual artists whose practices embrace traditional and contemporary print media and the multiple. Print London aims to stimulate printmaking in the region through promoting the discussion, production, dissemination and exhibition of print media and working towards establishing a print centre in London.

SATELLiTE Project Space is a dynamic partnership between three significant London, Ontario, arts institutions: Fanshawe College, Museum London, and Western University. The mandate of SATELLiTE is to provide a flexible space for new and temporary projects, collaborations, and experiments in the arts and culture.

For more information for the workshops please visit our website at www.printlondon.ca

Print London thanks the following sponsors for their generous support of this program:

LONDON ARTS COUNCIL, CITY OF LONDON, MUSEUM LONDON, SATELLITE PROJECT SPACE, FANSHAWE COLLEGE FINE ART, THE JAPANESE PAPER PLACE, & WYNDHAM ART SUPPLIES.

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