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
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Plant Cells, Printing and Poetry
Hello PRESS friends, Isaac here! Last week PRESS on the Move was visited by the sixth graders of Lee Elementary, to talk about how art and science are related to one another, as part of the annual event “Berkshire County Goes to College,” at MCLA. The students were split into two groups and each had … Continue reading
Paper Dresses, Part Five
Paper Dresses is up for less than two more weeks? Have you seen it? If you stop by in the next two weeks you’ll also be able to witness us as we print our last few months of the 2015 calendar. You can order yours by downloading this form and mailing it in with your … Continue reading
Setting Type: Round 1
Hi everyone! Nicole here. I set type for the first time this afternoon and wanted to share my experience with you all. Melanie started me off with the tiniest size we have – 6-point! You need to be really careful with small type especially to make sure the letters are set in the correct orientation. … 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
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
DIY Book of the Week Club!
i’m hayley, with two y’s. i have a bachelor of fine arts degree from MassArt. i design things. i make things. & i take photographs of things i enjoy. you can find me here on tumblr. i’m a member of the Book of the Week Club. Each week at PRESS, a member of the group will … Continue reading