The A-State Department of Art and Design Printmakers at Arkansas State University – Jonesboro is pleased to announce a one-day Printmaking Symposium celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the Delta National Small Prints Exhibition (DNSPE) on Friday, February 16 from 9am - 5pm. The event will take place in the Department of Art + Design in the Fine Arts Center Building. ASU Printmakers are excited to welcome artists Travis Janssen, Tatiana Potts, Marilee Salvator and students from on College, Southeast Missouri State University and Western Kentucky University. The day will begin with demonstrations by Potts and Salvator. Potts will move us off the flat surface with her book and folding techniques. Salvator will demonstrate monoprinting using mixed media. A great example of which is currently on view in the DNSPE Exhibition and received the Chancellor’s Purchase Prize! Then Janssen will give an artist’s lecture about his artwork in print and video. After a break for lunch, the day will continue with a series of short artist’s talks by students from Lyon College, Southeast Missouri State University and Western Kentucky University. An open portfolio and swap will follow. We will end the day with a special viewing of the DNSPE at the Bradbury Art Museum.
All events are free and open to the public.