|4U: Four University Print Shops Show Us Their Stuff
Zygote Press Gallery. March 11, 2017, 1-4pm.
Open Portfolios, Demonstrations, Opportunities for Students
Demonstrations by Rebekah Wilhelm & Bob Keleman4U is a gathering of students and teachers from the print making departments of four Ohio universities. Participating this year are student and faculty print makers from The University of Akron, Kent State University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Oberlin College. Participating faculty members in 2017 include: Maggie Denk-Leigh (CIA), Karen Beckwith (CIA), Michael Loderstedt (KSU), Taryn McMahon (KSU), Hui Chu Ying (UA) and Charles Beneke (UA) and Kristina Paabus (Oberlin).The one-day Open Portfolio event opens in the gallery from 1 to 4 p.m. Work is available for sale and this provides students with a chance to show their work and get other art regional professionals, gallerists and curators to see the next wave of talent coming out of our local universities. Faculty participants will also bring portfolios of work that will be available for browsing. The artists will also be on hand to discuss their work and compare notes.In addition to giving young Ohio printmakers an opportunity to show their work at Zygote Press, the 4U Exhibition serves as a warm-up for student and faculty print makers attending the annual Southern Graphics Conference in Atlanta, Georgia this March. Zygote will also showcase scholarship, intern and residency opportunities for student-printmakers.