The New Woodcut – Workshop with Akua Inks
May 13 & 14, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CCA Printmaking Department (5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94618)
Explore the woodcut printing process with Karen Kunc in this collaborative workshop.
This oldest form of printing has a readily understood mark and a direct process that continues to intrigue makers and impact viewers. This workshop approach will be open-ended for printing variations, “reductive destruction”, and creative applications of Akua water-base inks. Art and innovation through the woodcut come together with energy, handwork, and quality of printing.
Fee: $200 Includes: ink, wood, and general studio supplies, brayers, rags, newsprint. Paper will be available for purchase through CCA or Blick Art Store on Broadway.
Participants will bring their own carving tools. A detailed list of supplies needed for the workshop will be sent after acceptance.
Eligibility: Current CSP members who are up to date on their 2016 dues.
Payment: Pay through Paypal. Participants will be accepted on a first come, first pay basis. Open to 12 participants.
MORE ABOUT KAREN KUNC:
Karen Kunc is Cather Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Her awards include Fulbright Scholar Awards to Finland and Bangladesh, two National Endowment for the Arts awards, the 2007 SGCI Printmaker Emeritus Award, a Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Master Award, an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship. She has exhibited her color woodcut prints and artist books extensively nationally and internationally, most recently in Chamalieres, France, and Tokyo, Japan. Her work is in public collections including: the Museum of Modern Art; the Library of Congress; the Milwaukee Art Museum; the Sheldon Museum of Art; American Art Museum Smithsonian; Haas Arts Library Yale University; Stanford University; Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland. She has taught workshops in Egypt, Italy, Finland, Poland, Japan, France, Mexico, Iceland; and she has lectured as a visiting artist to over 200 institutions. In 2014 she opened Constellation Studios as a creative work-site for print, paper, and book, inviting artists for residencies, workshops, collaborations, exhibitions.