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August 2016
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Drink & Draw: August 2016–Collage Night

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
D&D Aug 2016

It’s Summer-summer-summer time, and we invite you to join us for a night of doodling, cutting & pasting, layering and creating experimental “drawings” from magazine clippings, photographs, fabric scraps, discarded print ephemera, image transfers and much much more! Multi-media artist, Emily Moorhead, will lead guests through various approaches to assembling found material with handmade doodles on paper. We'll stock the studio with mark-making and collage materials, but guests are more than welcome to bring their favorite magazines and printed ephemera to cut up…

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Free

Scratch an Etch (2 Day Workshop)

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Smart Museum,
The University of Chicago 5550 S. Greenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
Boetius Adams Bolswert, After Abraham Bloemaert, Landscape, c. 1614, Etching on laid paper. Smart Museum of Art, Bequest of Ruth Philbrick, 2010.37

Learn the age-old art of etching as the Smart Museum and Spudnik Press team up in this two-day printmaking workshop. On the first day of the workshop, August 11, we’ll tour the Prints and Privacy exhibition at the Smart with curator Anne Leonard and then retire to the “studio” to etch our on our own copper plates! On the following Thursday, August 18, join us at Spudnik Press, as Founder Angee Lennard takes us behind the scenes as we finish our plates,…

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Rules, Tools, and Fools–Opening Reception & Artist Talk

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
RTF image WEB

Artists respond to the Whole Earth Catalog with various media and teach-ins. Spudnik Press Cooperative presents “Rules, Tools, and Fools,” featuring Chicago-based artists ACT Collective, Alberto Aguilar, Jesse Malmed, Jaclyn Jacunski, Jason Pallas, Ryan Thompson, Hui-min Tsen, and national artists Sarah Hotchkiss (San Francisco), Jen Smoose (Seattle), and Leah Wolff (New York). This exhibition will feature the artists’ various responses to a key piece of printmedia - the Whole Earth Catalog. Whole Earth Catalog is a counter-cultural touchstone that presaged many…

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2016 Annual Member Meeting

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
2016 Spudnik Member Photo

What makes the “Annual” meeting so special? This is your chance to cast your ballot for our Board of Directors. That’s right, we need YOU to help drive the direction of YOUR printshop…  Please rsvp to info@spudnikpress.org More details forthcoming

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October 2016
30+

The Suffragette Social: A Benefit for Spudnik Press Cooperative

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
SPUDPOSTER 1280 WEB

Channel your rabble-rousing inclinations for an evening of art, appetizers and advocacy. Dive in to the world of printmaking–the original delivery of revolutionary ideas. Indulge in the bounty of the silent auction–over 30 original fine art prints created within the Spudnik Press Printshop. Cast your vote with your bid. Join the movement. Art for All. United We Print!

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