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Friday, September 10, 2010

P.R.I.N.T. Autumn Workshops

Two workshops are scheduled at PRINT this fall. Workshops are open to the public:

October 9-10, 2010 (9:30 - 5:00)
By Bill Thompson
Workshop Prices: Current UNT Student $100 | UNT Alumni/Faculty $125 | Senior Citizen $125 | Artist $150
Location: P.R.I.N.T., Oak St. Hall Annex, UNT / 1120 W. Oak St., Denton, TX
This is an intense two-day workshop of water-base screen printing on an introductory level. With a variety of stencil-making techniques, students will utilize their hand-made and photographic imagery to achieve an expression of their artistic vision. Attention is given to techniques of transforming imagery for the purpose of printing.  Screenprint Workshop - Limited to 10 participants. Register online at http://www.art.unt.edu/print/workshops.html. Bill Thompson lives in Irving, TX. He holds an MA & MFA in Art from the University of Dallas in Irving, TX and a BA in Art from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and teaches at Ursuline Academy of Dallas. You may see more of his work at http://www.billthompsonphotographic.com.

Art of the Book
November 6-7, 2010 (9:30 - 5:00)
By Professor Charles Jones
Workshop Prices: Current UNT Student $100 | UNT Alumni/Faculty $125 | Senior Citizen $125 | Artist $150
The workshop will cover the making of pamphlets as well as case binding. Jigs for use in edition work will also be demonstrated. It will cover how the binding of artists books or other printer material can become more personal by the use of non- traditional materials. The principles of slip cases and clam-shell boxes will be covered as time allows.  Charles is a printmaker, co-founder of the LaNana Creek Press, and the Regents Professor of Art at the University. Jones has also designed books and printed under his Crazy Creek Press imprint. His books may be found in major collections in both the United States and Great Britain. He has had a long career in Printmaking with a major interest in the relief print. His recent series of large format woodcuts may be seen at http://homepage.mac.com/charlesd.jones/PhotoAlbum2.html. Charles is also a player of old time and Irish music on fiddle and banjo.