The Fourth installment of Tom Huck’s bi-annual printmaking conference/workshop will be held July 31 - August 5 in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. A week long celebration of renegade printmaking hosted by EVIL PRINTS, attendees will enjoy 2 workshops, print shows, a commemorative print by TOM HUCK, a big print sale, studio open house, artist talks and other surprises. Registration can be done in three options. Attendees can choose between single or double workshop packages, as well as VIP registration which is an all inclusive week long package. Below you will find all the info and registration options offered. We look forward to hosting you for an amazing alternative print experience in beautiful downtown St. Louis this summer!
WORKSHOP # 1 PRONTO-PLATE LITHOGRAPHY with KATHRYN POLK, July 31-Aug. 1 - 9AM- 5PM
Pronto-plate lithography is a versatile and non-toxic form of lithography. Participants will learn the basics of plate litho, while experimenting with different forms of drawing and mark-making on pronto-plates, and making their very own DIY lithograph.
About the Artist
Kathryn Polk studied at the Memphis Art Academy and The University of Memphis. She lives and works in Bloomington, Indiana where she is the co-owner of L VIS Press, a lithography print studio. Her lithographs are in the collections of The National Academy of Fine Art (Hangzhou, China), The University of Auckland (St. Auckland Central, New Zealand), Yonsei University Wonju Campus (Korea), University of Wales (Aberystwyth, UK), Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art (France), The University of Colorado-Boulder, Special Collections at The Denver Art Museum (CO), The University of Arizona Museum of Art (Tucson), St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY), The University of California-Davis Gorman Museum and Proyecto ‘Ace (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
WORKSHOP # 2 - REDUCTIVE SILKSCREEN with JULIA CURRAN, Aug. 3-4 - 9AM - 5PM
In this fun, high energy silkscreen workshop with Julia Curran, participants will take traditional screen print to the next level! Participants will learn how to build layers of color and composition through a multi-color reductive silkscreen process. This 2-day intensive workshop will leave any level of printer with a fresh take on a classic technique!
About the Artist
Julia Curran is a printmaker based in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the youngest member of The Outlaw Printmakers, and has exhibited her colorful, highly detailed screen prints around the US, Mexico, France, Nicaragua, Pakistan, and Estonia. Julia is a co-founder of the Franco-American Printmaker Exchange Project based in Riom, France compliments of a Fulbright grant, and holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi.