528.0: Regional Juried Printmaking Exhibition

58 artists exhibiting 96 works living within a 528.0 mile radius of Denver

Center for Visual Art

May 26 - July 22, 2017

  • Exhibition sponsored by The Invisible Museum and on display at MSU Denver's Center for Visual Art
  • The Center for Visual Art celebrates the expansive diversity of contemporary printmaking found within our western region
  • Opening reception: Friday May, 26, 6-8pm
  • Complete event list: http://msudenver.edu/cva/events
Images (l-r): Sarah Fukami, 09657A (Hirosawa Frank) III, photo plate lithography, screen printing and laser cutting on paper, 2017
Vivian Jean, Dragons and Foxes, linoleum block carving, 2016
Mark D Sisson, Portrait of Emma Shore: What Price Education?, linocut, woodcut, lithograph, 2017

Exhibiting Artists: Judith Bennett, Chris Blume, Mackenzie Browning, Taiko Chandler, Catherine Chauvin, Evan Colbert, Brian Comber, Sue Crosby-Doyle, Dennis Dalton, Al Denyer, Linda Everson, Susan Fisher, Mark Friday, Sarah Fukami, Libby Garon, Jennifer Ghormley, Rosemary Grace, Maria Hettinga, Katie Hoffman, Pat Isaacs, Michael Jacobs, Vivian Jean, Tressa Jones, Joe Kimble, Gwen Laine, Tressa Lillehoff, Linda Lowry, Kathie Lucas, Mark Lunning, Jennifer Lynch, Janice McCullagh, Zachary Miller, Skye Mitchell, Johanna Mueller, J. Harley Nalley, Jonathan Nicklow, John Odin, Heather Oelklaus, Tony Ortega, Howard Paine, Kelly Pierce, Dawna Quillin, Roberta Restaino, Phyllis Rider, Cheryl Rogers, Will Ross, Liz Roth, Jeff Russell, Gregory Santos, Jude’ Silva, Mark Sisson, Irmgard Sturgell, Dean Thompson, Carol Till, Naomi Van der Lande, Chris Warot, Brandon Williams and Mami Yamamoto

Center for Visual Art
Metropolitan State University of Denver
965 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Tue-Fri: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 12:00 - 5:00 PM


About the Jurors

Ashley Nason is a visiting professor in printmaking at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She received an MFA from University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1999 and her work has been shown in more than 50 regional, national, and international exhibitions.

Ron Pokrasso has been an exhibiting artist and printmaker for more than 25 years. He received his MFA degree from Pratt Institute in 1975 and has had more than 40 solo exhibitions and more than 150 group shows.

Mark Ritchie is an artist working with printmaking and drawing. He received a BFA from the University of Kansas and an MFA in printmaking from Indiana University. For over two decades he has taught at the University of Wyoming.

Events: http://msudenver.edu/cva/events

Saturday May 27, 1-3pm: Overview of Printmaking with Mark Lunning
  • Join Mark Lunning – co-organizer of the 528.0 exhibition and founder / owner of Open Press – for a workshop all about the world of printmaking. Using example prints, plates and printmaking tools, Mark will explain how to recognize the difference between the four processes of printmaking (intaglio, lithography, silkscreen and relief), and how monotypes are their own medium.
Friday June 2, 6-8pm: Pronto Plate Lithography with FlatIron Press
  • Chris Blume – an exhibiting artist – and Sam Cikauskas, both of Boulder’s FlatIron Press, will demonstrate pronto plate lithography and offer visitors the opportunity to try their hands at this printmaking technique.
Saturday June 24, 1-3pm: Gelatin Monotypes with Emily Moyer
  • Emily Moyer – co-organizer of the 528.0 exhibition and an instructor at Art Students League of Denver – will show you this no-press process that produces a monotype. In this workshop open to all ages, learn how to make your own gelatin plate and take a completed monotype home with you.
Saturday July 1, 1-3pm: Screen Printing with Mark Friday
  • Pull a print with exhibiting artist Mark Friday as he demonstrates how screen prints are made. Mark will share his personal tools and materials, setting up one of his screens with a squeegee, ink and paper, and then guide you through the printmaking process.
Saturday July 15, 1-3pm: Monotypes on Black Printing Paper with Tony Ortega
  • Learn first-hand how to create monotypes on black printing paper with exhibiting artist Tony Ortega. He will show you how the multi-step monotype process yields a final print that can look different than the original image on the plexiglass plate.

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