Sunday, March 28, 2010

Southern Graphics 2010

Printmakers gathered & geeked out this past weekend as we invaded Philadelphia for the annual Southern Graphics Conference. Demos, panels, openings, icecream socials, portfolios, & even viking ships were all apart of the fabulous weekend festivities. The Pressure Print Collective was there to represent & to absorb it all. See ya in St.Louis next year!!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Hot off the Press!!

Thanks to all those who made it out last Thursday to the opening of our latest group show, Imprint.

Check out some of the local press:

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Friday, February 26, 2010

Myrtle Windows Gallery Opening Thursday, March 4th

Please join us this Thursday, March 4th, as the Collective's group show, Imprint, opens at the Myrtle Windows Gallery.

The evening will begin at 5:30pm with an artists' walking tour, beginning at Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (412 Myrtle). The walk will end at Tamboril (527 Myrtle) where there are more works on display. The reception at Tamboril will last from 6 - 8pm.

The show includes work by the following artists: Nathan Catlin, Jiyoon Chair, Susan Dreifuss, Stacy Fevinger, Camillia Gurun, Sonya Katcher, Laimah Osman, and Bonnie Kaye Whitfield.

Prints are on display along Myrtle Ave in merchant windows as well as indoors at Tamboril. The show is up until March 31st.

See you Thursday!!

A huge special thanks to the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership and Tamboril.

Monday, January 18, 2010

2nd Annual Portfolio Exchange and Swap - Feb. 20th

The Pressure Print Collective would like to invite you to participate in Pratt's 2nd Annual Portfolio Exchange & Print Swap! All are welcome to join.

To participate in the portfolio exchange, create an edition of 12 hand-pulled prints on 8x10" paper. Mail or deliver the prints, along with a $10 entry fee, to Pratt's Brooklyn Campus by Feb. 15th. See entry form and flyer for more details.

To participate in the print swap, just bring the prints you want to trade! No entry cost.

The event will occur on Saturday, Feb. 20th from 3 to 6pm on campus in Pratt's Student Union. All portfolio exchange prints will be on display. There will be live music & free food, and if you participate in the portfolio exchange, you will receive a portfolio of 10 prints, by 10 different artists, selected at random.

One set of ALL prints submitted to the exchange will be raffled off; the other set will be become a part of Pratt's print archive.

We look forward to seeing you on Feb. 20th!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Print Sale is Golden (and Green!)

A many, many thanks to all those who stopped by our Graduate Print Sale in the Student Union this weekend! Over two days, collectively we sold almost $1400 worth of prints. 25% of proceeds will help all of us get one step closer to attending the annual Southern Graphics Conference in Philly this March.

A huge thanks to the collective for really coming together and showcasing the power of printmaking.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Print Sale and MFA Open Studios

Please join the Pressure Print Collective as we host a Graduate Print Sale. The event will be in conjunction with Pratt's annual Fall MFA Open Studios on Friday, Nov. 13th, 5 to 9pm and Sunday, Nov. 15th, 1 to 5pm. The sale will take place in the Student Union and will include all types of printmaking, available for cash or check.

Directions: Take the G train to Clinton-Washington in Brooklyn. Walk down Washington Ave. to Dekalb Ave. Take a Right, and Pratt's campus is located one block down, on the Left. Look for a large, white tent and you will be directed to both the Print Sale and Open Studios.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Print Fairs are around the corner...

A reminder to the Collective-

The IFPDA Print Fair and the Pimp Your Prints Fair are coming up, the weekend of Nov. 6th-8th.

We are organizing an outing to go to the IFPDA Print Fair on Friday, Nov. 6th at 5pm. A group will leave from the Pratt at 4pm, but you can certainly meet us there. If you have participated in a Collective event either this year or last and are one of the first 10 people to contact us, we will cover 1/2 your ticket cost!

So mark your calendars for the print fairs as well as Pratt's MFA Open Studios, which is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13th and Sunday, Nov. 15th.