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September 2019

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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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INSIGHT Art Talk: Amy Cousins

September 26 @ 7:00 pm
Amy Cousins Picture

Amy Cousins is an interdisciplinary artist from Houston, Texas who currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA in Printmaking from the Tyler School of Art and a BFA in Printmaking from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work has been exhibited nationally at venues including Washington Printmaker’s Gallery, Silver Spring, Maryland; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; Moore College of Art, Philadelphia; Visual Arts Center at Boise State University, Idaho; Peephole Cinema, San Francisco; and IS Projects, Fort Lauderdale. In…

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PRINT WEEK | Screen Printing Radical Posters Workshop with Amy Cousins

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a screen printing workshop with artist Amy Cousins! Participants will create one of a kind poster artworks that highlight radical histories and activism specific to Lawrence and Kansas. We will pull key language, images, and figures from underrepresented histories such as queer rights and visibility, indigenous rights, and environmental justice. Participants will not need any prior knowledge of printmaking, and will each get a piece of paper to play with and combine imagery. They will leave with…

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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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Matthew Lord | The Elevator Project

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

The Elevator Project is an art installation by 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 with surrealistic flourishes. The artist will be on hand, serving as a guide to explain his philosophy and methods of creating art—all in the span of an elevator ride. September 27, 5 to 9 pm September 28, 10 am to 4 pm This Project-Based…

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