This week at PRESS was a busy one! We all joined forces to prepare for the upcoming install week and the place looks better already. The walls got a fresh coat of paint, the floor got scrubbed, and even the press is shining like new. Our friend, Tim Teague, even stopped by to offer up … Continue reading
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First ImPRESSions, by Sharbreon, BHIP intern and new contributing blogger to PRESS
As I walked down Main Street, I experienced a range of emotions: happiness, nervousness, and anxiety. I had no idea what to expect when I walked into the doors of PRESS. Luckily, I had Pam, the associate gallery manager, there to greet me. The minute I arrived, the first thing that caught my eyes was … Continue reading
Check out our summer line-up!
June 28-July 22 Ink in the Blood: Printed Works on Paper, featuring artists Julio Granda and Barry Sternlieb, two creative forces in the Berkshires that have joined together for a good three decades of collaboration. This exhibit shows the marriage of their specialties. For these works, Barry has done the prints and Julio the art to make a … Continue reading
PRESS was totally psyched to see a public art process happening over on River Street yesterday. And even more excited to learn that it was edible. North Adams Sourdough: A Gift of Cultured Culture is presented by Eryn Foster as part of Oh, Canada, a large scale exhibition of Canadian artists taking place at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary … Continue reading
The Reduction Cut!
As part of my internship at PRESS I had the opportunity to design and print my first reduction cut creation! A reduction print is a method of printmaking that uses a single block, which is then carved away at in a series of different stages to reveal a multicolored print. For my first attempt I … Continue reading
Rock the Block
What great fun PRESS and MCLA’s Design Students had at Rock the Block yesterday. Rock the Block was a street party that MCLA’s Performing Arts Management class produced as a class project. And boy was it fun! We’ve gotta thank the PAM class, Jonathan Secor and the City of North Adams for making it happen. … Continue reading