Wednesday, March 21, 2012

PRINTS, PRINTS, PRINTS @ THE BMA IN APRIL

Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair
WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 11 AM–6 PM; Sunday, April 29, 12–6 PM
WHERE:
Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore
ADMISSION: FREE for BMA Members! Non-Member Tickets: $10 one day; $15 two days; FREE for students & teachers with valid I.D.
TICKETS on sale March 21. To purchase, visit the BMA Box Office,
call 800-919-6272, or go to www.artbma.org. Service charges apply for
phone and online orders.

For one weekend every two years, more than 20 presses, printers, and dealers convene in Baltimore for the exciting two-day event. Limited editions, drawings, multi-part portfolios, single prints, and photographs fill the Museum’s special exhibition galleries, transforming the space into a
welcoming marketplace of contemporary art.

imageArtist Talk: Trenton Doyle Hancock
WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 7 PM
ADMISSION: FREE
One of the youngest artists ever to participate in the prestigious Whitney Biennial, Trenton Doyle Hancock portrays good and evil in his intricate prints, drawings, and paintings. Join him as he speaks with Assistant Curator Ann Shafer about his mythic world of imaginative creatures. Book signing and reception follow. (Left: Savannah College Art and Design)

imagePRINTERESTING
WHEN: Sunday, April 29, 11 AM
ADMISSION:
FREE
Discover how printmaking impacts your life in a myriad of ways during this lively discussion with the founders of Printeresting.org, the premier blog of all things print related.

Artist & Editions Award
WHEN: Sunday, April 29, 3 PM
ADMISSION:
FREE with admission to the Print Fair
The $1,000-award recognizes the work of a leading artist or
master printer who has made a substantial contribution to the
imagery, themes, and techniques of printmaking today.

(Above right) Alex Katz. Kym. 2011. ©Alex Katz / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Courtesy of Graphicstudio.)