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Collaborative Presentation

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COLLABORATIVE PRESENTATION TO CELEBRATE THE CULMINATION OF THE 37TH PRINT & DRAWING SHOW HOSTED BY BRADLEY UNIVERSITY AND PRAIRIE CENTER OF THE ARTS
Screen Print and Letterpress Lecture & Workshop
April 5th & 6th  Click here for full schedule
Friday, April 5
Lecture @ Bradley University
free & open to the public
Saturday, April 6
Workshops @ Prairie Center of the Arts
Fee $90 (Choose one)

Instructors/Lecturers:  John Hitchcock of Hybrid Press and   Jessica Spring of Springtide Press

37th Bradley Univeristy Print & Drawing Exhibition

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37th BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PROGRESSIVE RECEPTIONPLEASE JOIN US SATURDAY, MARCH 9


Progressive Opening Receptions:
4:00 – 5:30pm – ICC, Performing Arts Center
4:30 – 6:30pm – Heuser Art Gallery, Hartmann Center Gallery
5:00 – 8:00pm – Studios on Sheridan
5:30 – 7:30pm – Prairie Center of the Arts
6:00 – 8:00pm – Peoria Art Guild
6:30 – 8:30pm – Contemporary Art Center

The Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe. Traditional and non-traditional graphic media, including printmaking, drawing, book arts, and experimental techniques are represented in the show.


Artwork by Cynthia Back, Landsdowne, PA  Andes: Urban Panorama #4, 2-block reduction woodcut, 2018

Classes

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INTRO TO SCREEN PRINTING 












2-week class 

Saturdays: Sat Feb 23 & March 2 
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm 
Fee: $50 

In this course students will learn the basics of screen printing. The instructor will demonstrate and guide students in preparing hand drawn and digitally printed art for photosensitive emulsion, creating stencils, preparing and exposing screens, and setting up to print both single-color and multi-color projects. This is a project-based course and students will be able to apply these techniques creating a print. Students of all levels are welcome, some Photoshop experience preferred, but not required. Material fee includes ink, newsprint and some paper. 

Our Instructor, Artist Susan Czechowski, fell in love with screen printing twenty years ago when she was lucky enough to work on several pieces for Roy Lichtenstein. Since then, she has taught thousands of students silkscreen and printmaking techniques as a professor at Western Illinois University. Outside th…

SIGN UP FOR HOLIDAY CARD CLASS!

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Holiday Card Printing Explore your creativity - make your own holiday cards with Susan Czechowski
Saturday, November 17
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Age: 16+


Fee: $20
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Hello All! This is just a reminder that our deadline for applications for our fall session of Residencies is fast approaching!
Application deadline: May 15, 2018
Fall Session - September 3 to November 30, 2018
Be sure to apply! For details, check out the residency tab above!
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Lots of exciting things happening today at the PCA! A friendly reminder that tonight is the BFA Exhibition and graphic design portfolio. Swing by and check out some awesome work! Our current resident Noah Otten has been setting up today to show you his work for 1st Friday! There will also be screen printing, letterpress, and a station to make slime, so bring the family by for art and a good time! And finally, today is the birthday of one of our residents, Dana Baldwin! She had a little surprise today at the studio. Happy Birthday Dana! If you see here today at Studios on Sheridan, wish her a Happy Birthday! Hope to see you all tonight for all of the exciting events!

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Really excited and happy to welcome Noah Otten to his first week of his residency! He has been moving in this week and we cannot wait to see what he makes during his time here. Welcome Noah, we are glad to have you!