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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Thank you John Risseeuw!

Thank you to visiting artist John Risseeuw who worked at P.R.I.N.T Press, gave a Core Talk lecture and a Fibers paper making workshop during his visit to the University of North Texas. His exhibition, Making Paper Mean Something, is at P.R.I.N.T Press through Wednesday March 27, 2013.

John Risseeuw's visit to UNT is co-sponsored by Core Design / Core Talk, Fibers, the UNT Fine Arts Series, and P.R.I.N.T Press.

For more images of the events, check out P.R.I.N.T Press' facebook page:

John Risseeuw at UNT

John Risseeuw, Professor of Art at Arizona State University, teaches printmaking, book arts, and papermaking and directs Pyracantha Press, book arts imprint of ASU. His prints, books, and collaborative artworks have been shown in over 400 exhibitions and collected widely. In 2009, the Library of Congress purchased an archive of John's work on paper and this year acquired all books from his Cabbagehead Press. He is founding president of the College Book Art Association and has spoken at conferences in the U.S., Australia, Canada, England, Italy, Finland, Netherlands, and Philippines. Recent prints on handmade paper about landmines and war detritus generate fundraising for agencies that assist mine victims and mine clearance.