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May 2017
Free

Spring 2017 Member Meeting

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative, 1821 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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Spudnik Member Meetings allow our diverse community of printmakers to connect through the sharing of artwork, artist opportunities, and collaborative initiatives. For our Spring 2017 meeting we have a SUPER SPECIAL AGENDA planned: The Birthday Bash Printers Dash on June 3- Volunteer Opportunity! 2017 Member Driven Equipment Fund Cast the final VOTE on how we should spend our $500 starter fund. Learn about upcoming fundraising opportunities Help the EFC plan the Member Birthday Party (June 29, venue TBD) Our new SP-25 Vandercook…

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June 2017
Free

Crossing of the Fellows: Pop-Up Exhibition & Artist Talks

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Spudnik Press Fellowship Program provides emerging artists unfettered access to our studios for seven months. The twice-annual Crossing of the Fellows event brings together our graduating class of fellows and our incoming cohort to present their artwork and discuss their projects. Many know the Fellows through their role as Open Studio Studio Monitors. This is an opportunity to celebrate the leadership they bring to Spudnik, welcome new fellows, but most importantly to view artwork by each fellow and learn…

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Crossing of the Fellows: Private Reception

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spudnik Press donors are invited to join the Board of Directors for a special cocktail reception celebrating seven emerging artists supported by our 2017 Fellowship Program. This meet-and-greet event will provide guests with a behind the scenes look at the production of prints at Spudnik Press through a pop-up group exhibition with work by each incoming and outgoing fellow, brief artist talks, and works-in-progress highlighting processes used by the artists. RSVP by May 31 to angee@spudnikpress,org 

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The Birthday Bash Printing Dash

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrating 10 Years of Community Printmaking Printmaking Competitions / Games & Prizes / Hands-on Studio Tours / Member Art Sale / Food & Refreshments / & More If anyone knows how to party it’s us nerdy printmakers! No seriously, we turn ten this year and are letting our hair down. We’re throwing a party so big it takes over the entire Hubbard Street Lofts and spills out into the parking lot. We’re proud to have accomplished so much and want…

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Drink & Draw June: Comics Jam & Cake

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spudnik Press Cooperative, 1821 West Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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Our June Drink & Draw is extra special as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Spudnik Press Cooperative. Join us for a double serving of CAKE: First of all, CAKE (The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo) is right around the corner. Gear up by creating your own CAKE-worthy comics at this month’s Drink & Draw. Comix artist and illustrator Chloë Perkis will be your guide to sequential arts by leading an evening of collaborative comic making via a good old-fashioned Comics…

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Where we have been, before we go: Opening Reception & Gallery Talk

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Curator: Jennifer Scheuer   Featured Artists: Anne Beidler, John Bergmeier, Ed Bernstein, Kaitlyn Collyer, Benjy Davies, Pamela Drix, Fred Hagstrom, Raluca Iancu, Eleanor Jensen, Kathryn Maxwell, Katherine Miller, Greg Page, Minna Resnick, Mary Robinson, Nick Ruth, Carrie Scanga, Jennifer Scheuer, Hannah Skoonberg, Taro Takizawa, Ruth Weisberg Where we have been, before we go features twenty prints that investigate the art making process as a progressive and ever-evolving exercise. Twenty artists were each asked to produce new work in the form of a…

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Member Birthday Party

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hosted by the Spudnik Equipment Fund Committee Join us for some good ol’ classic Birthday Party fun celebrating 10 years of Spudnik! There will be pizza, cake, drinks, games, and a raffle featuring  some amazing spud gear, open studio passes, limited edition prints and more! All door proceeds go towards the Spudnik Equipment Fund. Venue and additional details to be announced soon! Save the Date!

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October 2017

Print Factory Art Party: 10th Anniversary Benefit for Spudnik Press Cooperative

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Low Res, 1821 W Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. After Party Low Res 1821 W Hubbard Chicago, IL 60622 Featuring artwork by Alberto Aguilar, Claire Ashley, Dan Devening, Edie Fake, Judith Geichman, David Leggett, Jason Pickleman, and more. Spudnik Press Cooperative is turning ten, and since day one, our studio has been humming with activity. By lowering the barriers for artists to produce their work, Spudnik has been able to support over 2800 Chicago artists and makers since 2007. Print Factory…

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