Art Hosts Printmaking, Gallery Exhibits

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Department of Art will host three days of printmaking and gallery exhibits beginning Thursday, November 12, and running through Saturday, November 14. All activities are free.

 The Department of Art will host three days of printmaking and gallery exhibits beginning Thursday, November 12, and running through Saturday, November 14. All activities are free. The Print Dialogue Day Symposium begins with guest artesian and internationally acclaimed printmaker Amos Paul Kennedy on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center. A film screening of “Proceed and Be Bold” will be followed by a Q/A session, a poster exhibit and cash and carry print sale. Admission is free and the community is invited to attend.

Throughout the day on Friday and Saturday, Kennedy and other artists will demonstrate their printmaking skills at workshops and seminars. The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity.

Other events include a closing reception for the Contemporary Australian Print exhibit in the Bruce Bobick Gallery at 5 p.m. on Friday. The gallery and show will stay open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the show ending on November 19.

Drive By Press, a portfolio exchange and one of the largest exhibits of prints held in the Humanities Building will further make Dialogue Days an exciting three-day event. For more information and a detailed schedule, go to http://www.westga.edu/~artdept/.