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October 2014

Drink & Draw: October 2014 — Surrealist Games

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Annex at Spudnik Press,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

Surrealist games are a great way to break habits, generate ideas, and make new friends while drawing. We’ll lead exquisite corpse, automatic drawing, frottage, decalomania & more. Drink and Draw is a low-key event devoted to drawing practices. There is no teacher and no pretensions. Spudnik provides a theme for the evening, props, and festive drink. You provide a sketchbook and basic drawing materials, and come with friends! Drawing nights take place the first Wednesday of every other month. Sign up to receive…

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$15-50

7th Annual Spudnik Press Benefit

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

Saturday, Oct. 4
$15 General Admission ( 7pm-11pm)
$50 Preview Event (5pm-7pm)

Featuring hors d’oeuvres, live music, printing demonstrations, craft cocktails, and beer from Metropolitan Brewing.

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Fall Member Meeting: Field Trip to Platen Press Museum

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

This fall, our member meeting hits the road and we head to Zion, Illinois! The Platen Press Museum is the personal press and print paraphernalia collection of Paul Aken. With an entire room full floor to ceiling with miniature and toy presses, a Gutenberg-stype screw press, functioning linotype and ludlow typograph machines, and complete set of lead Chinese type, this studio is a must see for the print enthusiast, regardless of one’s experience as a letterpress printer. We’ll convene at noon sharp…

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Free

CPG 5 Year Anniversary Exhibition + Horrifically Obvious—Double Reception

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative,
1821 West Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60622 United States

In The Annex:
Established in 2009, the Chicago Printers Guild (CPG) supports and fosters the work of printers and seeks to bridge the gap between commercial printing and fine-art printmaking.

In The Printshop:
Tate Foley’s new body of work, Horrifically Obvious

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