December 9, 2017 - January 6, 2018
This year's theme: NO THEME!
DEADLINE to Submit: November 13, 2017 at Midnight
While PCNJ/Frontline Arts is working toward strengthening and expanding our programs to better serve artists, rest assured, your Annual Members’ Exhibition is at the top of our list!
JUROR: Ahni Kruger
Before the era of Twitter, Facebook, blogging and photocopying, getting your message out was not such a straightforward business. In the golden, but low-tech age of 1960s protest, with options for independent broadcasting or publishing limited, silkscreen printing was the street campaigner's weapon of choice.
Learn the beauty of basic intaglio with the ease of soap and water cleanup! We will be using the best oil formulated, non-toxic inks from Caligo and Charbonnel. Whether you have created many drypoints or are learning for the very first time- this class is for you!
This workshop introduces the art and craft of letterpress printing of experimental, purpose-driven broadsides and posters. Using handset wood and metal type, along with other relief printing elements, artists will design and hand-print broadside/poster projects in small editions on the Vandercook press.
In this bookbinding workshop artists will become familiar with the tools, materials and tricks of the book binding trade! Throughout this course, we’ll explore contemporary bookbinding, creating multiple book structures for highly personalized soft and hardcover artists’ books—ideal for journals, sketchbooks and artist books.
See how artists have transformed Combat Paper into various mediums of art. Join us at 1:30pm for the unveiling and dedication of two permanent art installations: "Changes II" by Walt Nygard and "Traveling Wall of Hope" by Scott Fine.
This five hour woodblock relief printing class will explore the wonders of non-toxic printing using Caligo Safe Wash relief ink. This class is open to beginners and experienced artists alike, and will focus on working with safe materials.
This 4-hour workshop, with non-toxic Akua inks, will develop painterly and expressive marks to create an image. Participants will be taught how to use textural effects, mark making with non-traditional tools, stencils, and the use of ghost prints.