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 […]
Exhibitions & Events
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 […]
On Saturday, January 8, 2011 about sixteen members of CSP (including some happy spouses) were treated to a special tour and viewing of some of the California prints in the new study room area of the Crocker Art Museum, one of California’s major art museums. With an area now almost three times larger than before, […]
John Babcock’s print “Fifty-eight Houses/Fifty-eight Dreams” was included in the CSP 98th Annual Membership Exhibition at the Alameda Library. John graciously offered to tell us about his piece, since many of the Member were intrigued with his incorporation of color and paper in his blind embossed print. Enjoy! -Ed. I am interested in symbols and […]
The California Society of Printmakers’ 98th Annual Membership Exhibition held at the Alameda Library had a wonderful opening show. The above photo shows CSP artists Maryly Snow, Gary Comoglio, Herlinde Spahr and Bonnie Randall Boller. The ladies each discussed their work in the show, themed “A Marriage of Opposites: Love & Hate, Life & Death, […]
We are pleased to announce the 98th Annual membership show of the California Society of Printmakers. The opening reception is Jan 5, 2011 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Alameda Free Library, 1500 Oak St, Alameda, Ca. All welcome! The show runs through Jan. 29th, 2011.