January 6, 6-9pm: Walk All Over Waterloo, Ink House
January 12, 5:30pm +: free poster making event
January 13-February 25: Let’s Talk About Love, Baby Exhibition
January 13, 6-8pm: Opening Reception: Let’s Talk About Love, Baby @ Zygote Press
January 15-28: Monika Meler ZPASS residency
January 18, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo
January 18, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
January 21, 10am-noon, Monika Meler workshop
January 28, 10am-noon, SHOP IS CLOSED
February 1, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
February 15, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo. Members’ Only Demo, Reductive Wipe Multi Color Printing, Reductive Wipe Technique, problem solving issues with color printing, calendaring paper.
February 15, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
February 25, 1-3pm: Love Library Artist Exchange Potluck Closing Reception.
March 1, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
March 3, 6-9pm: Walk All Over Waterloo, Ink House
March 11, 1-4pm: 4U Exhibition Event/Sale in gallery
March 15, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Ink Mixing: Modifiers, Viscosity Printing.
March 15, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
March 17, 6-8pm: Opening Reception, Archive Show, curated by Bill Busta
March 17-April 15: Archive Show, curated by Bill Busta
March 22, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
March 24, 9am-1pm: Film crew in Letterpress. Letterpress with be closed.
March 25, 9:30-noon. The gallery & shop are closed for a board meeting.
March 29, 10am-noon: Free Tour Wednesday in shop
April 1, 1-3pm: “on collecting” lecture by Bill Busta
April 7, 1:30-4pm: Think Box class in the shop
April 11, 2-4pm: Student Tour in shop
April 12, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
April 13, 6-8pm: Letterpress 101. Letterpress will be closed during these times.
April 19, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Plate Recovery/ Scraping and Burnishing: How to manipulate an intaglio plate.
April 20, 6-8pm: Letterpress 101. Letterpress will be closed during these times.
April 20, time TBA: Poster Making at Happy Dog West.
April 23, 3-5pm: Open House Collectors Tour. Ticket Required.
April 26, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
April 28, 9am-2:30 school group in letterpress & silkscreen studios.
May 3, 4:30-6:30pm: After School Screen Blitz class for 15 students.
May 5, 6-9pm: Walk All Over Waterloo, Ink House
May 10, 6-9pm: Silk Screen Printing 101
May 12-June 24: Free Style, curated by Liz Maugans
May 12, 6-8pm: Opening Reception Free Style
May 17, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Silkscreen Monoprinting Technique.
May 10, 6-9pm: Silk Screen Printing 101
May 20: Rooms to Let
June 1-July 31: Rasmuson Residency Exchange
June 10, 10am-noon: Rasmuson Residency Exchange Artist Talk
June 17, 10am – June 18, 10am Monothon: 24 Hours of Extreme Monoprinting
June 17, 6-10pm Print Party & Mono-Sale
June 21, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Registration Techniques.
June 24, 6-9pm: Waterloo Arts Fest, Ink House
August 1-31: Gallery closed
August 1-15: Jordan McQuaid ZPASS Residency
August 5: Jordan McQuaid artist talk
August 17-September 21: DresdenResidency Exchange
September 1, 6-9pm: Walk All Over Waterloo, Ink House
September 9, 1-3pm: Opening Reception: Foreign Affairs Exhibition
September 9-16: Foreign Affairs Exhibition
September 20, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Collagraph/ Texture Printing.
October 6-November 11: AIR Exhibition, Laura Bidwell
October 18, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: BIG Ground Application and Use.
October 21,10am-noon: Laura Bidwell artist talk
November 18, 22, 25: Drop off dates for holiday show
December 1, 6-9pm: Walk All Over Waterloo, Ink House
December 2&3: Holiday Show & Sale
February 13, 10am-noon: For Lovers Only Valentine Class
February 17, noon: Photo Litho members-only workshop
February 20 & 27, noon-4pm: Poster Screen Printing Class
March 5, WIP, 10am-noon: Arnie Tunstall
March 10, 6-9pm: Lovin’ Spoonful Benefit Dinner at Tastebuds & Zygote
March 11, 6-9pm: Opening Reception, RE/UNITE Archive Show
March 19, 1:30-3pm: Panel Discussion, RE/UNITE Archive Show
April 8th, 9am-2pm: The Laurel School, student monoprinting class. The shop will be open but space will be limited.
April 11th, 4–6pm: The gallery will be closed for a Cuyahoga Arts and Culture board meeting.
April 14, 6:30-8pm: Zygote Membership Drive @ Happy Dog East. Please spread the word and come renew your membership!
April 15th, 9:30am-3:30pm: American Greetings will have a class in the shop. The shop will open but space will be limited.
April 23, 10am-noon: Free the Ink20: Breakfast with Anila Rubiku, Artist Talk
April 27, 10am-noon: Lake Catholic and Shaker Middle School studio tour and demo.
April 30, 10am-noon: Orange Art Center will be having a class in the shop.
May 5th, 10am-2pm- Gardening Day at INK House! Bring your gardening gloves and tools! Snacks and beverages will be provided! Contact Christi if you can help!
May 6, 6-8pm: Opening Reception, Anila Rubiku, “T’Ain’t Nobody’s Business if I Do”, May 6-27
May 7, 10am-noon: Mommy & Me Class
May 7 & 14, 10-4pm: Printing on the Big Vandie Class
May 18th – noon – Free members’ demo on wax soft ground
May 21st & 22nd – Zygote will be at Asian Fest and Rooms to Let both days. If you would like to volunteer to help and you have not already signed up, please send me an email.
May 25th – 10am-noon – Free Tour Wednesdays – two groups of classes will be in the shop. They will be watching demos so you can come in and work, but it will be a little crowded.
June 4, 10am-noon: Free the Ink20: Breakfast with Sara Tabbert, Artist Talk
June 11, 10-noon: WIP Jillian Steinhauer
June 11: Parade the Circle with Sara Tabbert
June 15, midnight: Deadline for Open Call for Winter 2017 ZPASS residency Deadline for Curatorial projects.
June 18, ThinkBox tour & POP-UP Exhibition and Reception
June 22, noon, Free Members Demo:BIG Ground, Soft ground application
June 25: Waterloo Arts Fest FREE THE INK
July 8th, 6-8pm: Opening Reception, Rasmuson Exhibit. Featuring Sarah Tabbert, Elizabeth Emery and Amy Casey. Exhibit July 8-28.
July 9, WIP, 10am-noon: Theresa Bembnister
July 12 & 14, 10-11:30am: Cuyahoga County Board of Developmentally Disabled will be getting a tour of the shop and exhibition.
July 13, 6-8pm: Art Party in the Shop. The shop will be open but space will be limited.
July 16, noon-4pm: Green Growth SYMPOSIUM
July 18-22: RNC is here! The shop will be open but office hours will be limited.
July 27, 10:30-noon: Free Wednesday Tours – Open Doors Academy
August 1-14: Sage Dawson Zygote Residency in Zpass
August 5, 5-10pm: Walk All Over Waterloo, Ink House
August 6, 10am-noon: Sage Dawson Free the Ink Demonstration
August 10, 8:30am-1pm, Cleveland Foundation Interns lunch and demo. The event will start in the gallery and then move to the shop. The shop is open but it might be a little crowded.
August 17 – September 21: Dresden Residency Exchange, Artists Nina Holzweg & Suntje Sagerer.
August 24, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Lift Ground, Coffee Ground
September 1, 6-8pm Membership Launch Renters Meeting. This is the annual Zygote Artist Resident Meeting for locker and studio renters and interns — meaning those & only those who have a doorcode.
New codes will be issued, contracts signed, and the 2016-2017 programming year will be shared. Rebekah will conduct reminder green clean up policies, and we will give a free month of studio/locker rental away. This is a MANDATORY meeting for all shop users. Food and beverages will be provided.
September 10, 1-3pm: Foreign Affairs Exhibit, Artists Nina Holzweg & Suntje Sagerer. Exhibit September 10-17
September 10, 2pm: Foreign Affairs Artists Talk
September 20, 6-9pm: Screenprinting 101 session 1. Hannah Manocchio
September 21, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: Lithography, Crayon Drawing
September 23, 6–8pm: Opening, AIR Darius Steward
September 23–October 29: Darius Steward Exhibition
September 25, 1-4pm: Dissect & Redirect: Photographic Line Drawings. Jessica Wascak
September 27, 6-9pm: Screenprinting 101 session 2. Hannah Manocchio
September 30: Print Fair
October 1: Print Fair
October 2: Print Fair
October 8, 1–3pm: AIR Darius Steward, artist talk and demo.
October 15, 10am-2pm: Riso-Zine Collaboration Workshop. Anna Tararova
October 15, 5-8pm: Opening Reception: Inked Images: Seven Printmakers, Beachwood Community Center, 25225 Fairmount Blvd. at Richmond Road. This show features the work of several Zygote artists.
October 19, noon: Free Members Teaser Demo: BIG Ground, Xante Plate Transfer
October 20, 6-8pm: Monoprinting Happyhour. Liz Maugans
October 26, 9:30am-12:30: Trinity High School class tour and class
October 28, 7-11pm: Pretentious Cleveland Portrait Artists. Open to all.
November 3-December 23: Beauty in Distinction: Group Exhibition, American Greetings Gallery W.
November 3, 5-7pm: Beauty in Distinction opening reception,American Greetings Gallery W.
November 4, 6–8pm: Opening, In-TURN. Curated by Frances Lee
November 4–November 26: In-TURN Exhibition
November 17, 5:30-7:30pm: Holiday Card Making Workshop. Erin Adair. Letterpress area will be closed.
November 19, 10am-noon at Zygote Gallery: Evidence of Existence, Soul of a Place. Karen Beckwith talks about her residency in Taiwan.
November 22, 9am – 12:30pm: Group of 50 students working in the shop.
November 24 & 25. Zygote will be closed for Thanksgiving.
December 2, 6-8pm. Walk All Over Waterloo. @ Ink House.
December 3, noon-6pm: Off the Wall Holiday Show shopping. @ Zygote Press.
December 3, 1-3pm: Reception/party. Off the Wall Holiday Show @ Zygote Press.
December 3-24: Off the Wall Hoiday Show @ Zygote Press.
December 4, noon-4pm: Off the Wall Holiday Show shopping @ Zygote Press.