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Friday, December 14, 2018

Thank you to Alison Saar

Alison Saar carving a block
Thank you to Alison Saar, who was a visiting artist at P.R.I.N.T Press from October 14 – 19, 2018. Alison worked on a new project with students from Advanced Print Studio and Advanced Relief Printmaking. Printmaking faculty and students will continue working with Alison on the project until it is complete.

Alison’s project incorporates stained paper, four large relief blocks, and hand-tinted elements. During her visit to P.R.I.N.T Press, Alison held a class visit from Relief Printmaking to discuss her work and to explain the project.

Alison Saar is the recipient of the 2019 Southern Graphics Council International Lifetime Achievement Award. In March 2019, Alison will present a Keynote Lecture on Friday, 8 March from 3:30 – 4:30 pm at UNT’s University Union Ballroom 314 ABC.

In conjunction with the conference, Alison Saar will present the exhibition Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation at the University of North Texas Art Gallery with a reception on Friday, 8 March from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

The exhibition and conference events are sponsored by The Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, the UNT Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Art Series, SGC International, and the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design. Alison's visit was made possible by P.R.I.N.T Press.