Saturday evening, September 16, 2017 was the Fall Art Walk of the Georgetown Galleries. Here at WPG, we had a constant stream of interested and interesting visitors. Our new intern, Lauren Rappaport, did a great job greeting guests and requesting them to sign our roster. She clocked 250 people! Below are some photos. —Rosemary Cooley … [Read more...]
Past Events at Washington Printmakers Gallery
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On Saturday, July 15, 2017, fourteen docents from the Freer Gallery of Art attended a presentation and demonstration of print techniques. This was followed by lunch. We learned a lot from each other and learned about new processes. … [Read more...]
On Friday, June 23, 2017, Washington Printmakers Gallery welcomed 16 docents from the National Gallery of Art to a presentation and demonstration (without press) of print techniques. This was followed by lunch. The event was a resounding success, and these lively guides were in rapt attention as six WPG members spoke and demonstrated the following techniques. Please … [Read more...]
In-Gallery Printing Demonstration Saturday, June 3, 2017 On Saturday, June 3, 2017, one of our interns, Lily, demonstrated how to print with pronto plates. Lily has been experimenting, merging her illustrations with hand-pulled printing methods. If you are interested in inexpensive, non-toxic fine-art printmaking, this demonstration was for you. Please contact us if you … [Read more...]
A WPG PAST EVENT as described by Rosemary Cooley with photographs of the event by Dave Mann. Dan Welden taught us how to work with Solarplates and Vitreography in September, 2015. It is said that printmakers are the most generous of artists. “It’s only a technique”, we reason, and we part with these willingly, knowing that artists will use the methods we share in their … [Read more...]
PAST EVENT: Galleries on Book Hill, Friday, Sept. 18. Here are four photos by Dave Mann showing how active Washington Printmakers Gallery was during this event. Art Walks are sponsored in the spring and fall by the Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill, an association composed of fine art galleries located on upper Wisconsin Avenue in the art and antiques district of … [Read more...]