Monday, November 28, 2011

AWARD-WINNING PRINTMAKERS DISCUSS THEIR WORK @ BMA FREE PROGRAM

ARTIST TALK: CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKERS
WHEN
: Saturday, December 3, 2 PM; Reception with artists 3-4 PM
WHERE: Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Museum Drive (N. Charles & 31st Sts.), Baltimore
ADMISSION: FREE
Mingling & Light Seasonal Fare

Award-winning artists Daniel Heyman and Andrew Raftery discuss their work with master printer Brian Garner, founder of the Litho Shop, a fully equipped printmaking studio in Baltimore. Both artists are known for prints that explore the range of the human experience, from portraits of prisoners to people's private environments. Participate in this engaging conversation by posting your questions to facebook.com/artbma by December 3.

Heyman's work has been exhibited in major institutions across the country and has been acquired by prominent collections. He is a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow in fine arts and a 2009 Pew Fellowship in the Arts recipient.

Raftery trained in painting and printmaking at Boston University and Yale. His work has been exhibited internationally and is held in many private and public collections. He is currently a Professor of Printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design.

After the Artist Talk: Stay for a special reception in Fox Court. Network with artists and art lovers while enjoying seasonal treats. Signed books will be available for purchase.

Media sponsor City Paper

Image Credits, from left to right:
Andrew Raftery. Photograph by Nicholas Simko
Daniel Heyman. Photograph by Ned Lochaya