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Showcard Press: Demonstration
Sat. 29 October 2016, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm AEDT
Jaime Pritchard and Linda Swinfield will host this demonstration morning of basic letterpress techniques using our very own letterpress press.The Showcard letterpress is also quick and simple way to make stationary and incorperate visual images using printmaking
Jaime Prichard is an emerging artist and design professional who incorporates text and letterpress within her own art practice. Pritchard is a Graphic Designer/Printmaker that explores printmaking & mixed media.
Jaime also uses raw and simple printmaking techniques and limited editions in commercial work including handset letterpress and screen printing. Jaime has been working as a Graphic Designer for over 10 years, and studied Printmaking at Newcastle Art School (TAFE).
Linda Swinfield is a mid career artist whose artmaking is multi-disciplinary and constructed within layers. She creates visual narratives integrating layers of family history, memory, social histories, landscape, and flux.
Printmaking is the central spine within her work. Swinfield’s art practice spans over 35 years using a variety of media including printmaking, painting, drawing, photographic traditions and digital media. She is based in Lake Macquarie NSW; her work is represented in private and public collections in Australia and Europe.
It will be a fun and informal morning of conversation about printmaking with a Showcard letterpress and a yummy morning tea.