We’ve had a very exciting and busy start to the 2016-2017 academic year. This fall we are printing in our new home in Bowman Hall on MCLA’s campus. Our brand new facility already feels like home, and we welcome the connections we are making with other students and faculty. We’ve had a couple of PRESS on … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Downstreet Art
Paper Dresses Opens!
Our much anticipated show opened Thursday, September 25, 2014 with much celebration and fan fare. Many many thanks go out to the 12 artists who collaborated and created over the past four months to design and make the wonderful work on view. They are Karen Arp-Sandel, Suzi Banks Baum, Kate Barber, Valerie Carrigan, Adrienne Gale, Anne-Maree … Continue reading
Getting ready for The Politics of _____________
This Thursday we open our first call for entries show at PRESS. And we are ready. Yep, it’s only Tuesday and we are pretty much installed–with art on the walls and pedestals, labels up, and our give away postcard ready for you to come and print its final layer this Thursday, August 29th during our … Continue reading
The Politics of _______ Opening August 29th!
The Politics of ____ examines how art can ignite conversation between artist and viewer, viewer and viewer and viewer and self. The works exhibited move beyond what is assumed when thinking about political art. The show is PRESS’ first ever Call for Entries exhibition. Ten submissions were selected from a very competitive pool of entries resulting … Continue reading
A small teaser of tomorrow night
As all of you know, tomorrow is the big day! We are opening imPRESS, our first show of the summer. Among many other things, we will be giving away postcards especially printed for the occasion. When Antoine had to leave early this evening, Melanie was working on the press to have them ready for all you … Continue reading
Pics of the Vandercook moving to our new location and more!!!
Phew, wow, yes, PRESS is moving. In fact, the press has moved! From 105 Main Street to our new location, 49 Main Street. We will be reopening on June 20th at the first Downstreet Art Opening of 2013, from 6-9 pm. We hope you can make it! Big thanks to new BHIP intern Antoine Scalbert, … Continue reading
Getting There is Easy–coming next to PRESS!
This Thursday, Getting There is Easy, the End of Summer Exhibition opens! This show celebrates the hard work and vision cultivated within PRESS, and features works by students, workshops and independent projects conducted at PRESS this summer. Sandragraphs, pressure prints, linoleum prints, prints with moveable type, books art, and paste papers will be on display … Continue reading
What a great opening!
What a fabulous night, one of those glorious Berkshire Summer days, not a cloud in the sky, warm enough to wear a sundress and be out in the streets, and why not at the August Downstreet Art opening!! Great shows opened up and down the street, Richard Criddle’s Compendium, Experiment in Inspiration at the Jarvis … Continue reading
What does pinocatheca mean anyway?
Postal Pinocatheca opens tomorrow, Thursday, August 30, from 6-9 p.m. We hope you can join us! Tara O’Brien, the instigator of the exchange will be there, too! Tara also came up with the title Postal Pinocatheca, by doing the following exercise, an exercise we both use in our own work and in our teaching. This … Continue reading
Postal Pinacotheca opening Thursday!
We are so excited about our upcoming exhibit at PRESS, and it seems other people are too. Check out these great articles written this past week in the Berkshire Eagle’s Berkshire’s Week and The North Adams Transcript. Big thanks to Laura Lofgren and John Seven for these great articles. Hope to see you at the opening, … Continue reading