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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Jeffrey Dell, Visiting Artist at P.R.I.N.T

Join us next Tuesday, September 27 from 8:30 a.m to 9:30 a.m in Hickory Hall 160 (Print Shop) for an Open Portfolio and Artist's Talk by Visiting Artist Jeffrey Dell

Mr. Dell is working with Printmaking students and interns at P.R.I.N.T on a new edition that will be complete in spring 2017.

Mr. Dell is a printmaker and Professor at Texas State University-San Marcos.

Stay up to date by following P.R.I.N.T's Facebook page and Instagram feed! 

Mr. Dell's fall 2016 visit is possible by CVAD Gallery Visiting Artist and Scholars Series, Department of Studio Printmaking, and P.R.I.N.T Press. Jeffrey Dell's project is made possible with the support of the Greater Denton Arts Council, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

P.R.I.N.T on Instagram!

P.R.I.N.T has a new Instagram account where you can get insider's view of our activities! Our student assistants will take over the feed to show some of the work they do for our visiting artists. Check us out at print_press

Monday, September 12, 2016

Volunteer at GDAC!

The Greater Denton Arts Council relies on volunteers to help present and support the arts in our community. Volunteers can assist with mailings, special events/fundraisers, participate in the docent program, become an intern, and more.

If you are interested in volunteering for the Arts Council, please send an email stating your area of interest and availability to admin @ dentonarts.com . 

Programs include Gallery Greeters, Special Event Volunteers, Internships, and Docents!

Friday, September 2, 2016

Welcome Sam, David and Thomas!

(L – R) Sam Cowan, David Villegas,  and Thomas Menikos
Students, staff and volunteers play important roles at P.R.I.N.T, assisting every aspect of our operation. This semester we're excited to welcome three new people to the press (L – R):

Sam Cowan is a P.R.I.N.T Intern and our first 2016–17 Undergraduate Research Fellowship recipient. For his Fellowship, Sam will work in the research-guided environment at P.R.I.N.T and will present a poster or paper on UNT Scholars Day in April 2017. He is working towards a BFA in Printmaking in UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design.

David Villegas is an MFA candidate in Printmaking at UNT. David received a BFA in Printmaking with a minor in Computer Art from from West Texas A&M University and a BS in Biology. He has assisted several previous collaborations and we're pleased he has joined us for his Graduate Assistantship! 

Thomas Menikos is the new UNT Printmaking Technician. Thomas received his Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art in 2016 from the University of Dallas and a BFA from the University of North Texas. His hard work and positive contributions are already making a big difference at UNT Printmaking and at P.R.I.N.T!

Welcome David, Sam, and Thomas!

Friday, July 1, 2016

Congratulations Jaime Durham (BFA 2014)!

Jaime Durham, Sanctuary, 2014
Congratulations to Jaime Durham (Printmaking BFA 2014, former P.R.I.N.T Intern and part-time assistant), who will attend the Professional Training Program at Tamarind Institute this fall!

Offered in conjunction with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Tamarind has the only formal educational program in the world for professional fine art collaborative printers. We are so proud that one of our alumna will participate. Congratulations, Jaime!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Congratulations Jessie Barnes (MFA 2017)!

Monotype by Jessie Barnes
Congratulations Jessie Barnes (MFA 2017) for winning the Frogman's Printmaking Workshop Graduate Student Scholarship. As the scholarship recipient Jessie will have a solo exhibition during the Frogman's Printmaking Workshops. Jessie competed with graduate students from across the US for this highly-competitive award.

Jessie served as a Graduate Assistant at P.R.I.N.T from 2014 – 15. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Sarah Ellis in SGCI's Graphic Impressions

Download the latest edition of Graphic Impressions to read a letter from Sarah Ellis, Southern Graphics Council International Student Representative. Sarah will be working with student members to foster a sense of community. Her letter details ways that you can get more involved in SGCI, including having your work featured on a new Instagram account, @students.of.sgci.

Here's more about Sarah: Currently an MFA Candidate in Printmaking at UNT, Sarah received her BFA in Printmaking from The University of Akron in 2014. Through a variety of print media and book arts, her work explores the dynamics between domestic craft, gender roles, and the continuity of human behavior. During her first year of graduate school, she worked as the Graduate Assistant at P.R.I.N.T Press as well as a Teaching Assistant in Drawing.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

P.R.I.N.T receives GDAC Community Arts Grant

First Friday Award Ceremony with Grant Recipients
P.R.I.N.T received a Community Arts Award Grant from the Greater Denton Arts Council for an upcoming workshop with Jeffrey Dell. The award ceremony featured performances by Big Rig Dance Collective, Susan Carol Davis, Denton Community Band, Denton Community Chorus, Flower Mound Community Orchestras, and the Tejas Storytelling Association. 

P.R.I.N.T is honored and grateful for this important support from GDAC! Thank you for supporting the arts in Denton, Texas!

Friday, May 27, 2016

Jonathan Vogt (MFA 2015) receives 2016 Innovative ETD Award

Jonathan Vogt, Static Bustle installation
Congrats to Jonathan Vogt (MFA 2015), who received the 2016 Innovative Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Award for "Static Bustle: Patterns Achieved Through Repetitive Processes." Sponsored by the UNT Libraries and Toulouse Graduate School, the award recognizes UNT students who employ creative approaches and use innovative technologies to enhance the scholarly and popular impact of their electronic theses or dissertations (ETDs) and related graduate works.

Jon Vogt's winning thesis can be found at the UNT Digital Library.

Jon served as a Graduate Assistant at P.R.I.N.T and currently works at the University of Georgia. He received a BFA from Iowa State University and a Professional Printer's Certificate from the Tamarind Institute for Lithography. Congratulations, Jon!

Monday, April 11, 2016

Thank you Linda Ridgway and Katherine Brimberry!

Linda Ridgway and Katherine Brimberry work with students at P.R.I.N.T
Thank you to Linda Ridgway and Katherine Brimberry who collaborated at P.R.I.N.T Press to produce a series of hand-pulled prints, including monoprints and etchings. P.R.I.N.T's team of students will print editions of the etchings in the coming year. 

While at UNT, Linda Ridgway delivered a lecture in conjunction with the Core Talk series; Katherine Brimberry spoke with Printmaking students about business practices and professional career options; and both artists participated in a well-attended Open House. Check out photos of these events on our Facebook page!

Linda Ridgway discusses work-in-progress at P.R.I.N.T's Open House

Linda Ridgway and Katherine Brimberry's visit was made possible by CVAD's Gallery Visiting Artist and Scholar Series; Department of Art Education and Art History; Department of Design Core Design; Department of Studio Drawing and Painting, Fibers, Printmaking, and Sculpture areas; and P.R.I.N.T Press.

Linda Ridgway addresses a large audience during the Open House demo