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In Memorium: Peter McCormick

In Memorium: Peter McCormick

Many CSP members were among the relatives and friends who attended a memorial celebration for Peter McCormick at the home of Jenette Raymond in Napa on September 18, 2011. Peter was a long time member of the CSP and served on the board for many years as the treasurer and as the institutional memory of the organization. She was always ready to help with CSP shows (her extensive contacts were

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Printing in Spain by Barbara Milman

I just returned from a wonderful week–long printmaking workshop in Andalusia, near Granada, Spain.  Maureen Booth, who has lived in Spain with her husband, Mike Booth WorldPrintmakers.com since the 1960’s, is a very accomplished printmaker who runs workshops for individuals or groups throughout the year.  Her studio, looking out on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is well equipped for many printmaking techniques. During my week with Maureen I

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Berkeley Times writes up the Light/Dark Show

Berkeley Times writes up the Light/Dark Show

The Berkeley Times wrote up a 3 page article about the California Society of Printmakers Light/Dark show! You can download the PDF here: Light-Dark-Berkeley-Times

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In remembrance…Nathan Oliveira and Beth Van Hoesen

In remembrance…Nathan Oliveira and Beth Van Hoesen

Two well-known and well-respected Printmakers passed away in 2010. Both of them were honorary members of the California Society of Printmakers. Nathan Oliveira, 1928-2010, born in Oakland, CA, exhibited with Bay Printmakers Society beginning in 1956. In 1968 Bay Printmakers and California Society of Etchers merged to become California Society of Printmakers. Oliveira  was awarded Honorary Lifetime Membership in CSP in 1993. A few images of his prints are located

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Anthony Ryan visits SF MOMA’s Shadow Shop

Anthony Ryan visits SF MOMA’s Shadow Shop

This week I visited the Shadow Shop at SF MOMA and became a participant in the “Nian Hua Workshop” a project of the San Francisco based printmaker and conceptual artist Imin Yeh. Those of you familiar with Imin Yeh’s work know that she embraces an idea of the multiple print as merchandise.She brilliantly accessed this aspect of printmaking in her graduate school project “Ben Jam” in which she produced 85

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