Text + Photographic Imagery: Screen Printing on Paper


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Text + Photographic Imagery: Screen Printing on Paper
One-Day Workshop: Wednesday, June 26
2-5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Nick Mahshie
Level: Beginner
Age Range: 15-plus
Cost: $60 (materials included)

Combine graphic elements in a collage-like fashion! Choose photographic imagery as well as an element of written text to print as a two-color silkscreened image. This workshop is ideal for the novice designer and artist looking to understand the basics of silkscreening. Learn how to coat a silkscreen with light-sensitive emulsion, burn designs, and print directly onto fine art quality paper or poster board. At the end of the workshop, you will leave with multiple screen prints of your own design.

About Nick Mahshie

Nick Mahshie is a textile designer and artist from Miami, Florida. He holds a Masters of Design in Fashion, Body & Garment from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he worked under the renowned visual artist, Nick Cave, and a BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design (’07).

As Oolite Arts’ printmaking resident, Mahshie will offer workshops and open studio hours to interested printmakers and those keen to expand their understanding and use of contemporary print processes.

Mahshie is also the Youth Programs Coordinator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, and has taught classes at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, New Orleans Museum of Art, Le Petit Bain (Paris) and the Children’s Museum of Art in New York City.