Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Talks and demonstrations on printmaking


Guest Artist: Wayne Eastcott
Saturday November 22, 2008, 1:30-3pm
Discover the printmaking techniques used by Alistair Bell, who is recognized as one of Canada’s finest printmakers. Wayne Eastcott, innovative printmaker and educator, will demonstrate the techniques Bell used in the creation of his prints. Eastcott will make second presentation on the history of printmaking in B.C. on January 24, 2009 from 1:30-3pm.


Guest Artist: Taiga Chiba
Saturday October 18, 1:30-3pm
Taiga Chiba has worked internationally seeking inspiration and acquiring alternative skills that build on the traditional Japanese printmaking techniques he uses in his own art. He will share his experience teaching printmaking to Inuit artists in Nunavut and as an artist in residence in Mexico, India, Brazil, and Thailand.

Guest Speaker: Alan Bell
Saturday, November 1, 1:30-3pm
Alan Bell, son of renowned printmaker Alistair Bell and graduate of the UBC Fine Arts Department, will give an illustrated talk on his father’s evolution as an artist. Topics include major events in Alistair Bell’s artistic career, significant influences and inspirations. Alan will also touch on Bell’s preferred subject matter, printmaking media and working methods.


Guest Artist: Wayne Eastcott
Saturday November 22, 2008, 1:30-3pm
Discover the printmaking techniques used by Alistair Bell, who is recognized as one of Canada’s finest printmakers. Wayne Eastcott, innovative printmaker and educator, will demonstrate the techniques Bell used in the creation of his prints. Eastcott will make second presentation on the history of printmaking in B.C. on January 17, 2009 from 1:30-3pm.


Please Note: The date of Wayne Eastcott's second presentation has changed from January 17 to January 24, 2009.


Top Image: From St. Paul’s, four colour woodcut, 1956, edition 25/25, promised gift of Alan Bell