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Bowling Party

Thursday 9:00 pm ‐ 12:00 am HOOSIER STRIKE AND SPARE, 2310 STATE ST, NEW ALBANY, IN 47150 47150

Don’t miss out on this crucial MAPC conference mainstay! Join us for bowling, pizza, salad, and a cash bar.

Calliope Arts Printmaking Studio & Gallery

Saturday 2:00 ‐ 5:00 pm CALLIOPE ARTS PRINTMAKING STUDIO & GALLERY, 324 EAST COLLEGE STREET, LOUISVILLE, KY 40203

Calliope Arts is a fine art printmaking studio dedicated to engaging the growing artistic community of Louisville, increasing knowledge of innovations in contemporary print media on a national scale, and creating an atmosphere of collaboration, research, and learning. Calliope Arts provides local artists access to equipment for etching, engraving, relief, and screen printing, and opportunities for classes and exhibitions. Our gallery currently features works by more than 35 artists from across the country.

Frankfort Crossings

Saturday 2:00 ‐ 5:00 pm FRANKFORT CROSSINGS, 2132 FRANKFORT AVE, LOUISVILLE, KY 40206

The artists at Frankfort Crossings studios work in media as diverse as screen printing, relief, paper marbling, and more. Visit them in the heart of Louisville’s Clifton neighborhood to see their work spaces and an exhibition, “Small, Medium, and Large: Prints by Frankfort Crossings Printmakers and Friends.”

Hope Mills Collaborative, featuring Brad Vetter Letterpress Studio

Saturday 2:00 ‐ 5:00 pm HOPE MILLS COLLABORATIVE, 954 E. KENTUCKY ST. LOUISVILLE, KY 40204

This collaboration was born out of mutual admiration and wanting to push the medium of letterpress forward. Working with exploring ideas of distance and collaboration, Brad Vetter (based in Louisville, KY) and Josh Dannin (based in Manchester, NH) are focused on combining their separate tactile approaches to contemporary letterpress. Slinging ink and cranking prints, these two artists will showcase a fresh view of an antique process, often an underrepresented category in academic printmaking, through a show of their collaborative and individual prints as well as an on­site demo. During the open studio event, Josh Dannin and Brad Vetter will be collaborating on dueling letterpresses in Brad’s letterpress print shop, a full­-service letterpress print shop filled with antique wood type, lead type and presses used to crank out a multitude of gig­posters and art prints.

Hound Dog Press

Saturday 2:00 ‐ 5:00 pm HOUND DOG PRESS, 1000 BARRET AVE, LOUISVILLE, KY 40202

Owned and operated by Nick Baute and Robert Ronk, Hound Dog Press is a full service letterpress shop specializing in custom invitations and announcements, greeting cards, stationery, and posters designed, set, and pressed by hand. Nick and Robert met at the University of Kentucky where they both earned their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking. After graduating, Nick moved to New York where he worked at renowned Bowne & Co. Stationers, a unique 19th century letterpress shop.

Closing Party

Saturday 7:00 ‐ 10:30 pm IU SOUTHEAST HORSESHOE AMPHITHEATRE (BEHIND KNOBVIEW HALL)

Join us for a barbecue feast, music by DJ Nigel, and a cash bar at IU Southeast’s beautiful amphitheater! In the event of inclement weather, we will use the Hoosier Room.

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