In this course, students will survey the rich history of women printmakers’ work, past and present. Through weekly lectures, videos, podcasts, readings, and a closed discussion group on MGC’s website (students only), we will discuss and unpack the work of emerging, lesser-known, and established women-identifying printmakers and how their work and contributions have impacted the world of printmaking at large. We will also pay significant attention to women-run printshops, residencies, and ateliers as a way of connecting history with contemporary opportunities for women in the field of print. Subjects will include (not limited to): artists from the Grosvenor School and Atelier 17, Virginia Myers, Elizabeth Catlett, The Women’s Studio Workshop, Mixit Print Studios, and Black Women of Print.
Please note this is a lecture and discussion course.
1. Phenomenal Woman, Leslie Diuguid, 6 color screen print on 290 gsm Coventry rag paper, 12’’x9’’, Edition: 36 + 3 AP + 3 PP, printed by Du-Good Press, 2018
2. The Family Matriarch, Tyanna Buie,, screen-print, hand-applied ink, stainless steel on paper, 8.2’x12.5’, 2016
3. Unidentified Couple, Tyanna Buie, Screen-print/mono-print, hand applied ink, collage, 60’’x60’’, 2013
4.Latona Giving Birth to Apollo and Diana on the Island of Delos, Diana Scultori, after Giulio Romano, engraving, 1570
5. Photo of Alexis Kurtzman
Women in Print
Mondays, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
May 24 - June 28
Limited to 10 students
Skill level: All skill levels