The 2014 DSPS and DPC present the 9th Annual Print Show

The Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors and the Dayton Printmakers Co-operative present the 9th Annual Print Show.  A Dayton tradition, this is the only show in the area dedicated to the art of traditional printmaking. Juried by Joan Tallan of Columbus’ Phoenix Rising Print Cooperative, this show will offer Monetary ...

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New Open Studio Hours for 2014

First & Second & Third Saturdays from noon - 5pm Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm - 4pm We are making a change to our Open Studio hours this year. Due to the popularity of our First Saturdays we are adding two more Saturdays and two days during the week. Check out the ...

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Associazione Nazionale Incisori Contemporanei (National Association of Contemporary Printmakers)

DPC was recently introduced to an Italian printmakers association called  "Associazione Nazionale Incisori Contemporanei” (National Association of Contemporary Printmakers) http://www.incisoricontemporanei.it/ The Organization was created to promote Italian printmaking artists,exhibitions, publications, and educational activities and promotes exchanges with scientific and cultural institutions.  The site includes a list of member artists with examples of ...

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2013 DPC Winter Print Show and Sale

The 2013 Winter Print Show and Sale has been a great success. Despite the winter chill, artists, patrons and art appreciators ventured out to take part of this grand two-day event.   Aaron Ardell conducted a woodblock reduction demo, while Greg Walters prepped the Vandercook for a two-color poster that guests could ...

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The Dayton/Kyoto Print Exchange Invitational Reception

The Dayton/Kyoto Print Exchange Invitational reception was held on Sunday, November 9, 2013. There is possibly no better venue to exhibit a 'forest' themed exhibition than within the Glen Helen Nature Preserve.  Just walking the tree lined path to the Glen Helen House primes viewers for the dozens of forest ...

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Wooden Printing Press

From CraftandConcept.com So you think you can build a press? Making custom printing presses is an industry and skill that has dwindled in response to fine art schools and print shops being the only ones who needed such machines anymore. Of course things like etching presses and Lithography presses are not needed ...

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A Brief Introduction to Relief Printmaking with Thomas Shahan -youtube

A Brief Introduction to Relief Printmaking with Thomas Shahan This is a very nice introduction into the process of relief printmaking.  Shahan explores a brief history, referencing Holbeing and Dure, followed by several modern and contemporary printmakers.  He then demonstrates the process via his own work with MDF (medium density fiberboard) ...

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Letterpress video via youtube – Old Skool Printing

It's a love affair short documentary. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNBb98N79nM

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Black & White & Much More: The Art of the Relief Print by Dayton Printmakers – Oct 30 – Dec 1, 2013 @ Gallery St. John

Black & White & Much More: The Art of the Relief Print by Dayton Printmakers Black & White & Color, an exhibition of over 40 relief prints presented by 16 printmakers from the Dayton area, runs October 30 through December 1 at Gallery St. John. The gallery is free and open ...

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2013 Dayton/Kyoto International Print Exchange Invitational: FOREST – Nov 9, 2013 – Jan 9, 2014 @ the Glen Helen Atrium Gallery

  2013 Dayton/Kyoto International Print Exchange Invitational: Nov 9, 2013 - Jan 9, 2014 Glen Helen Atrium Gallery in Yellow Springs.   The Glen Helen Atrium Gallery is open daily throughout the year from 10am to 4pm. Located in the Glen Helen Building Atrium at 405 Corry Street and hosted by dedicated volunteers, the lovely limestone ...

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