Join us for an afternoon of printmaking activities for all ages at Gibson House Barn Gallery, in conjunction with the exhibition Traditional Techniques: Contemporary Prints. There will be printmaking demos + hands-on printing stations for Cyanotypes with Mary Anne Kirsch; Monotypes with Joanna Kidd; and Relief Printing with Jess Gaines, Myrtle Press.
The exhibition Traditional Techniques: Contemporary Prints.reveals the magical process of hand pulled printmaking using traditional techniques such as woodcut, etching, engraving, intaglio, lithography and screenprinting. This exhibit highlights a cross-section of work by members of the California Society of Printmakers and Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA) who are using these methods to explore contemporary themes and styles.
The Barn Gallery is Yolo County’s newest exhibition space located on the beautiful 2.5 acre Gibson House property. The Barn Gallery is committed to supporting the continual growth and development of the arts by offering 1,400 square feet for installations and performances featuring a diverse selection of artistic mediums by emerging and established artists. The Barn Gallery is managed by YoloArts. Established in 1981 YoloArts is the state local partner of the California Arts Council and the central arts organization serving the county of Yolo. YoloArts provide the community with resources and access to the creation, exhibition and preservation of the diverse arts and culture of the region.
Left Image: Asli Saglam (CSP), Right After This Coffee, linocut
Right Image: Sheila Moreno (TANA), Buscando Nuestras Hermanxs (detail), intaglio