Step OUT: For a Print Fair at the BMA
Staring at plain white walls at your house?
You could fix that by attending the Baltimore Museum of Art's Contemporary Print Fair
April 28-29. Works from 20 printers, presses and galleries from around the U.S. will be featured at the biennial event. Louis Bourgeois, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Faith Ringgold, Richard Serra and Kiki Smith are some of the artists represented. Galleries and studios in New York, Illinois, California, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and New Mexico will have their works on display, as will Hampden's Goya Contemporary
print fair kicks off with a free lecture April 26 by Trenton Doyle Hancock, one of the youngest artists to ever be selected for the Whitney Biennial. The prestigious event is a collection of promising young contemporary artists at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art.
On Sunday, April 29, the founders of Printeresting.org
talk about how printmaking impacts everyday life.
In addition, cultural organizations throughout Baltimore are hosting their own print-related events
. The Baltimore Print Studios is hosting a happy hour and Cork Gallery is hosting a Station North Artists' Reception and Fundraiser.
The print fair costs $10 per person for one day and $15 for two days. Members, students and teachers receive free entry.
"Flowers" by Kota Ezawa
"New Mexican Aloe" by Jim Dine
Prints courtesy of the Baltimore Museum of Art.