Printmaking Community Exchange Initiatives: Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Ad Hoc Committee for Community Exchange Members: Associate Professor Hannah Sanders and Instructor Blake Sanders of Southeast Missouri State University with committee chair Assistant Professor Joseph Velasquez of Florida Atlantic University Ad Hoc Committee informally formed April 2019 at the SGCI conference in Dallas/Ft. Worth, officially […]
We were invited to participate in the 2019 Lawrence Arts Center Print Week. We proposed a project called, “A Banner Day”, which involved us hosting to printing and sewing workshops in Cape Girardeau, MO open to anyone to come print letterpress text, relief images, and create screenprinting film for their own ideas on “protest”. We […]
June 3rd-4th we will be participating in the Arts in Harmony Festival in downtown New Harmony, Indiana selling our sustainably-stuffed woodcut dinosaur pillows, hand printed t-shirts, upcycled quilted cord bundlers, prints on paper, and more! We were also invited to participate in the Entrepreneur Showcase at New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art by Gallery Director […]
Free, Downloadable/Printable PDF Handout! For our Demonstration, The Quilted Print, at MAPC 2014 Print City Detroit, we made a little handout to share with you all! Click here to download this printable, black and white PDF of a basic guide to relief printing on fabric including elementary machine sewing techniques and a few other hints […]
Visiting Middle Tennessee State University We were both visiting artists at MTSU in February 2014 as part of the Nashville Print Revival II. We performed demonstrations for the students, participate in a conference-wide lecture, show our work at open portfolio, and exhibit work in an exhibition. To learn more about our involvement in the Nashville […]
Blake organized his undergraduate Printmaking students at Bowling Green State University to assist at a local elementary school’s Art Day on April 19, 2013. Blake and Hannah along with BGSU printmaking students taught students at Riley Elementary in Fostoria, Ohio about Screenprinting while printing bandanas for the kids’ upcoming Field Day.
In March 2013, we put together an exhibition focusing on the “key” or “trap” layer that featured the actual blocks, films and other substrates from some of our favorite printmakers. The show was a featured exhibition during Print:MKE, the Southern Graphics Council International Conference in Milwaukee. Thanks to Imagination Giants for hosting!
Blake and Hannah worked with several schools in the Nashville, TN area to put together a print event February 21-23rd 2013 in Nashville involving visiting artists demos, lectures and a collaborative print event! Vanderbilt, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Middle Tennessee State University, The University School (a K-12,) Belmont University, and Murray State […]