Super Shows this Spring

So many great printmaking shows right now in the LA area! Eric Gill, Icongrapher. Yes, the inventor of Gill Sans, that stylish "font' you see on your computer all the time. I just saw this today and it is terrific. Many prints spiritual and [more]

Deconstruction Marimekko

Thanks to Jill Zachman for passing on this photo essay  from Design Milk on how Marimekko prints such beautiful fabrics. Seems like a dream job, students! Living in in the land of the midnight sun, making gorgeous patterns and printing them on those [more]

Spin and Print party this Thursday 9/27 4-6pm!

We’ll play our favorite albums (yep- old school) while learning to print tee shirts and more on our new tee shirt press. Bring old clothes, tee shirts, and totes to supplement supplied tee shirts. Don’t resort to taking the shirt off your back [more]

Fall 2012 Printmaking Exhibition and Events

Well it was a slow summer here at the Otis blog-it is safe to say we were "gone fishing"! But it's back in the swing and there are lots of good things going on around town. A few exhibitions are ending soon so check them out now. If I missed [more]

French and American Lithography: History and Practice Symposium

This past week I had the good fortune to visit Wellesley College to participate in a symposium titled, “French and American Lithography, History and Practice”, sponsored by Wellesley College and The American Antiquarian Society. The symposium [more]

Ellsworth Kelly at LACMA until 4.22.2012

No one  loves a rock more than me, ( check here for live updates ), but while you are anxiously awaiting the levitation, check out over 100 of Ellsworth Kelly's amazing prints at LACMA! Last Friday the Printmaking II class at Otis had the good [more]

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