2018 Wayzgoose workshop: Letterpress with Cynthia Marsh
New England Regional Art Museum
106-114 Kentucky St, Armidale
10.00am - 4.30pm Saturday 7 April 2018
BIG, BOLD and in your FACE
Using Letterpress text in posters with Cynthia Marsh
ONE DAY WORKSHOP @ NERAM, ARMIDALE
“Wood type & posted notices are the last bastions of democracy & free speech — personal ideas posted in public settings.” Cynthia Marsh
This workshop will explore the potential of working with large scale wooden type from the F.T Wimble collection to create posters with a message and impact.
Dr Cynthia Marsh recently retired as the director of the Goldsmith Press and Rare Type Collection at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. Marsh was a founding member of the Women’s Graphic Center at the Woman’s Building in Los Angeles, California and professor of printmaking and design at California State University, Northridge from 1978 – 1992, and served as the chair of Communication Arts at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles from 1992‐95.
In the 1990s, Marsh founded the Goldsmith Press and Rare Type Collection, an important resource and teaching environment for students, visiting artists, and community members.
Register online. Further details at http://www.neram.com.au/
- $130.00 Members of Friends of NERAM, Black Gully Printmakers and QCA students & staff
- $150 others
Includes cut lunch, tea and coffee.
Materials list will be sent to participants.
This workshop is presented as part of the Wimble’s Wayzgoose 2018 Program at the New England Regional Art Museum in Armidale, NSW.
Wimble's Wayzgoose 2018 is presented by NERAM and the Museum of Printing with funding the Regional Arts Fund.
The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in regional, remote and very remote Australia.
Wimble's Wayzgoose 2018 is presented in partnership with The Bacon Factory, Black Gully Printmakers and Queensland College of Art at Griffith University.
New England travel and accommodation options on NERAM website at http://www.neram.com.au/visit/visiting-new-england/
Booking URL: http://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=361007&
Ticket price: $130.00 Members of Friends of NERAM, Black Gully Printmakers and QCA students & staff / $150 others
Facilities: Wheelchair access, Disabled amenities