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August 2019

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Disegno: On the Importance of Drawing

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - October 5 @ 9:00 pm

KU Graduates Group Show Nazanin Amiri Meers, Jessica Belangee, Ruben Castillo, Myles Dunigan, Kyle Goddard, Eugene Sarmiento, Erick Morales Scholz, Renee Springer Curated by Nazanin Amiri Meers This group show, ranging from quick sketches to large-scale multimedia pieces, attempts to explore the role of drawing in the works of artists in various media. Participating artists graduated from the University of Kansas during the past three years and come from a range of disciplines such as metals, printmaking, painting, and fiber…

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September 2019

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Amy Cousins | A Shimmer and a Shout

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - October 19 @ 9:00 pm

The sculptures and installations in Amy Cousins' exhibit are based on her research into rare protest ephemera, out-of-print feminist newspapers, and accounts of radical queer histories past and present. She’s inspired by the ingenuity, playfulness, and spirit of celebration that has historically been wielded by queer people to combat oppression. IMAGE Amy Cousins, Can’t Stop Dancing, 12-color lithograph, 26” x 21,” 2018

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Artemio Rodriguez | Tradición y Modernidad En El Grabado

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - October 19 @ 9:00 pm

Artemio Rodriguez: Tradition and Modernity in Printmaking As a printmaker who works primarily in black and white, Rodríguez’s signature style emphasizes simplicity and clarity. European medieval woodcuts and the great Mexican print artists such as Jose Guadalupe Posada have been influential in Rodríguez’s printmaking career. In 2002 he founded La Mano Press, an artist-run center dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of printmaking, in Los Angeles California. This exhibition is in partnership with the Tonantzin Society. Opening reception September 27,…

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PRINT WEEK | Slide Slam: Invisible Ink

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Grab a drink and let’s talk about ink! Invisible Ink gathers 15 artists to discuss unspoken conversations, uncommon views, unnoticed and overlooked topics in print media. For Invisible Ink, we widen the definition of printmaking to include ways in which ink is used in other capacities; the written word, documentation, and beyond. Each artist will present in a simple, succinct format: 20 images x 20 seconds.

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PRINT WEEK | Eerie Ink Print Tour

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Eerie Ink Print

Take a walking tour of downtown Lawrence and learn about the rich history that exists right at our doorsteps! From controversial broadsides to haunted presses, Lawrence, Kansas is swimming in local print-related history and activism. Take a walk, let’s talk. A collaboration with the Watkins Museum of History and Wonder Fair! 1-hour tours: 7 pm & 8:30 pm Space is limited to 20 participants for each tour. Please gather in the Lawrence Arts Center Main Lobby 5 minutes before scheduled event start time.

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Maven Collaborative Painting Installation

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Artist Renee Springer (Maven) invites you to collaborate on paintings as part of her work in the Disegno: On the Importance of Drawing exhibition. As part of this installation, the audience has a voice in the creative process through image selection and conversations with the artist throughout the painting process. Everyday images from the artist’s life are provided to viewers. The artist then immediately paints an abstracted combination of three audience-selected images within a period of 5-10 minutes, and the viewer hangs the…

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PRINT WEEK | Walk-ins Welcome Fridays at the Spencer’s Study Center

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spencer Museum of Art

Visit the Study Center during Walk-ins Welcome Fridays—no appointment necessary! Visitors are invited to drop in on Fridays between 10 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm to request works on paper from our collection.

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PRINT WEEK | Final Friday Gallery Crawl

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Locations will be open from 5 to 9 pm for opening receptions on Friday, September 27 Matthew Lord | The Elevator Project September 27, 5 to 9 pm September 28, 10 am to 4 pm Lawrence Arts Center, Elevator The Elevator Project is an art installation by 2019 Project-based Artist in Residence Matthew Lord that blends printmaking and performance and takes place between the floors of the Lawrence Arts Center. This pop-up gallery will display works with distinct prairie iconography combined…

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PRINT WEEK | Print Fair | BUY ORIGINAL ART!

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - September 28 @ 4:00 pm
Print Week

Publishers and Printmakers from around the region and afar will have prints on display and for sale. This print fair will bring together a tremendous variety and highest quality contemporary prints. Visitors will have the opportunity to view and acquire prints.   Friday, September 27  | 5 to 9 pm Saturday, September 28  |  10 am to 4 pm   Participating artists include — Eliza Bullock Iris Cliff Katie Curry Michelle Dreher Elizabeth Foley Charley Forsyth ESU Print Guild (Rita…

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