The EXCHANGE, July 28, 2011


The University of the Arts in Philadelphia is home to one of only a few graduate programs in Book Arts and Printmaking. Every fall, incoming MFA candidates create a print using various letterpress techniques, making enough to exchange a copy with their fellow students. Exchanges are at the heart of every printmaking program and printmaker’s future. The exchange often has a particular conceptual theme as well as printing processes guidelines. This exhibit will highlight those different processes and themes.

This particular exhibition is going to be a very exciting time for PRESS and especially for Melanie, PRESS’ founder and curator. Mainly because completed The University of the Arts Philadelphia Book Arts and Print Making MFA program. Look for which is piece is hers on the walls of PRESS when the second exhibition of the gallery comes to life on Thursday July 28th.

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