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Thursday, October 6th: Daytime Events

All events from 8:00am ‐ 4:45pm will be held at IU Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150

Registration

8:00am ‐ 5:00 pm Ogle Center Lobby

Coffee and Breakfast

8:00 ‐ 10:00 am Ogle Center Lobby

Conference Exchange Portfolio Drop‐off

8:00 am ‐ 12:00 pm Ogle Center Lobby (at registration table)

Yoga

8:00 ‐ 8:30 am Ogle Center Lobby

Glenn Brown, owner of Lionflow Yoga studio will be on campus to lead interested participants through a light wake‐up stretch and flow of postures.

Vendor’s Fair

9:00 am ‐ 5:00 pm Hoosier Rooms and University Center

Panel Session 1: “Of the North,” Bob Erickson, Mark Ritchie, Tracy Templeton and Ericka Walker

9:30 ‐ 11:30 am Stem Concert Hall

In his essay, A Sense of Place, William Stenger refers to Wendell Berry’s famous quote, “If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who you are.” I often told my students that the better you know yourself, the better you will understand your artwork. Part of this intense introspection is to know where you come from—developing a sense of place. The six established artists in this exhibition embody this sense of place through their curiosity and understanding of how concepts associated with “the North” have shaped their lives and artwork.

Panel Session 1: “Viewer as Performer: Challenges and Problem Solving in Interactive Installations” with Alan Pocaro, Billy Simms, Jackie Stephens

9:30 ‐ 11:30 am Stiefler Recital Hall

From the changing relationship between printer and artist, artist and audience, to revolutions in materials, tools and techniques, for the past century and a half, flux has been printmaking’s only constant. When creating immersive, print based installations, the artist shifts the context of the audience member from the role of the passive observer to that of active participant. This panel will explore the rich spectrum of these issues including: How does the artist inform the viewers of their role? How does the process of printmaking inform and forecast the use of other media? How does the use of multiple media, including sound, complicate the process of artist, viewer, and performer, and at what point does the performer become artist, and vice versa, in an installation piece?

Demo Session 1: “Wood Lithography: An Ongoing Collaborative Experiment” with Adrienne Lichliter

9:00 ‐ 10:30 am Knobview Hall, room KV125

This demonstration will reveal Lichliter’s method for printing lithography on wood, a dynamic process that allows for unique aesthetic, green printing and inexpensive access. Being a largely new process to the United States, the process is still rooted in experimentation and beckons brave and innovative practitioners.

Demo Session 1: “Digital Corpses: A Halloween and Election Season Spectacle”, Jenny Schmid with Edie Overturf, Dillon Rapp, and Brittany Kieler

9:00 am ‐ 12:30 pm Knobview Hall, room KV025

Inspired by Halloween season and the looming 2016 election, Digital Corpses: A Halloween and Election Season Spectacle is a live manual and digital exquisite corpse where physical prints are created by participants and fed into the computer to create digital gifs. These animations will be projected live during Saturday's closing party.

Demo Session 2: “Encaustic Toner Transfers for Color Lovers” with Darian Stahl

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Knobview Hall, room KV128

Learn how to create a rich, dimensional, and full color photographic prints using beeswax and cold wax medium toner transfers. This adaptable process lends itself to collage, artist books, as well as large-scale print installation.

Demo Session 2: “Printing with Light, Hot Stamp Foil” with Christina Humble

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Knobview Hall, room KV125

Hot stamp foil adds an unmatchable luster and light to prints and other 2D art works; it adds movement as well as innumerable colors textures and patterns to enhance an artist's work. This demonstration will review ways to work with foil in print shops with access to hot plates, or even at home with a standard iron. Foil Imaging is a relatively new to printmaking, however, the attention grabbing vibrancy and pallet variety allow an artist to add details that have potential to compete in modern and ever changing visual culture.

Lunch

12:00 - 1:15pm

Hoosier Rooms will have some seating, weather permitting there is a covered pavilion behind the University Center. There is also seating in front of the Clock Tower in front of Hillside Hall. Additionally, there is a large covered amphitheater behind Knobview Hall.

In Memoriam video presentation, Robert Erickson

12:00 - 1:15pm University Center, room UC127

Conference-goers may also eat their lunch in this conference room if desired.

Panel Session 2: “Teaching Variability,” Amanda Lee, Beauvais Lyons, Koichi Yamamoto and Erik Waterkotte

1:15 - 3:15pm Stem Concert Hall

Historically, the repeatability of prints has been central to their function. Repeatability is a legacy of the print’s industrial, commercial, scientific and political history, and continues to be valued by many printmaker’s today. Breaking from this premise, this panel seeks to examine the ways that variability in print media can be an intrinsic asset for the education of art and design students. Making a consistent edition of prints, while having value in terms of learning the craft of printing, often limits their opportunities to explore and learn from uses of color, sequence and imposition. This may be especially true in the formative stages of a student’s development. Panelists discuss ways that emphasizing variability over repeatability can increase learning outcomes for students, and foster opportunities for formal, technical and conceptual experimentation and growth.

Panel Session 2: “Heritage Habitats”, Ginger Owens and Vicki Van Ameyden

1:15 - 3:15pm Stiefler Recital Hall

In this presentation, they will address their respective student collaborations, individual works, and ideas surrounding collaboration. These include combining photographic and printmaking practices; creating community in post-secondary curriculum and artistic practice; highlighting individual works that serve as a substance for collaborative works; sustaining an artistic and professional relationship.

Demo Session 3: “Screen Print Photo Stencil Sugar-Lift”, Matthew Hopson-Walker

1:00 - 2:30pm Knobview Hall, room KV025

Many printmakers are just lucky to have access to the traditional process, let alone photomechanical techniques. As products’ chemistry change or become unavailable, we are slowly adapting to keep alive the parts that are important to our studio practices. Matthew Hopson-Walker will demonstrate screen printing a lift ground solution onto a copper plate to demonstrate an accessible to use print’s power as a natural meeting place for photographic images and autographic mark making.

Demo Session 3: “Paper Plate Lithography. Cheap, Fast, and Easy”, Heather Muise

1:00 - 2:30pm Knobview Hall, room KV125

Many printmakers are just lucky to have access to the traditional process, let alone photomechanical techniques. As products’ chemistry change or become unavailable, we are slowly adapting to keep alive the parts that are important to our studio practices. Matthew Hopson-Walker will demonstrate screen printing a lift ground solution onto a copper plate to demonstrate an accessible to use print’s power as a natural meeting place for photographic images and autographic mark making.

Demo Session 4: “Color and Monoprint Photogravure Printing” with Jonathan McFadden and Todd Herzberg

3:00 - 4:30 pm Knobview Hall, room KV025

With the recent availability of Cape Fear Press’s Dragon and Phoenix tissues, the process of photogravure is starting to experience a renaissance in both the printmaking and photography communities. Many artists that have begun to use the tissues have done so in a traditional approach, it is necessary for artist to use this technique in tandem with new technologies and approaches. This demonstration will include a technical introduction to the process through examples of the tissues, films, and plates but focus on how Photoshop and Illustrator can be employed to produce color separations and digitally composed and drawn imagery to create multi‐plate prints then explore how the same plates can be used to create monoprints and multiples for use in large scale installation works.

Open Portfolio, Session 1

3:00 - 3:45 pm Hoosier Room and room UC127

Open Portfolio, Session 2

4:00 - 4:45 pm Hoosier Room and room UC127

Thursday, October 6th: Evening Events

Various locations, downtown New Albany, IN

Reception, Journey: Work by Donna Stallard (Main Gallery)

7:30 ‐ 9:00 pm Arts Council of Southern Indiana, Pat Harrison Art Gallery, 820 East Market Street New Albany, IN 47150

Imaginary Prisons, retelling Piranesi's "Carceri" (Upstairs Gallery), organized by David Spencer-Pierce

7:30 ‐ 9:00 pm Arts Council of Southern Indiana, Pat Harrison Art Gallery, 820 East Market Street New Albany, IN 47150

Reception, MAPC Members’ Juried Exhibition, curated by Brian Jones

6:00 ‐ 8:00 pm Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E Spring St, New Albany, IN 47150

"A Bridge Between"

6:00 ‐ 9:00 pm Brick Street Art Studios, 428 E 6th Street, New Albany, IN 47150

Featuring works by Susanna Crum, Suzy Harrison, Mary Lou Hess, Susan Moffett, Rachel Singel, and Marilyn Whitesell.

Bowling Party

9:00 pm ‐ 12:00 am Hoosier Strike and Spare, 2310 State St, New Albany, IN 47150

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