Jackson Pollock’s Prints at Atelier 17
Thursday, September 13, 2012 / 6:30 pm
Join Joann Moser, senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum,
for an informative lecture related to the Print Gallery exhibition
Hornets’ Nest: Abstract Expressionism on Paper (through September 23, 2012),
which features the first work (an engraving and drypoint print) by Jackson Pollock
to enter the Des Moines Art Center’s permanent collections.
Fall potluck and commissioned print distribution
Sunday, October 7 2012
Noon / Potluck
Art Center Restaurant
1:30 / Commissioned print distribution
Following the potluck, members may purchase or pick up a reserved
2012 commissioned print, created by Iowa artist Ignatius Widiapradja.
Saturday, November 3 - Sunday, November 4, 2012
Print Club members will visit several of the Twin Cities’ premier institutions for
collecting, exhibiting, and preserving works on paper, including the Highpoint
Center for Printmaking, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and the
Midwest Art Conservation Center.
Annual holiday party
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Hosted by Dennis and Diane Young
Fingerprints Program and Documentary
Sunday, January 13, 2013 / 1 - 3 pm
Explore the world of art and forensics and examine fingerprints as unique
Hard Edge and Op Art
Sunday, February 3, 2013 / 1 - 3 pm
Join Amy N. Worthen, curator of prints and drawings, for a talk related to the
Print Gallery exhibition, May Need Eye Protection (on view January 22 – May 12, 2013).
Horror Show (and Tell)
March 24, 2013 / 1 - 3 pm
Members are encouraged to share damaged prints in their collections (we all have them).
Stains, tears, foxing, mold, adhesive tape residue, bad framing, acidic mat burn,
and insect infestation are just a few causes of damage.
Lindy Smith printing demonstration
Sunday, April 14, 2013 / 1 - 3 pm
Art Center studios
Watch Lindy Smith demonstrate the technique of Kallitype printmaking, an alternative
photo process developed in England in the mid-19th century that the artist uses to
produce singular impressions of plants.
Dinner & Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 16, 2013 / 6 - 9 pm
Art Center Restaurant and Levitt Auditorium
Mark your calendar for our annual meeting, which will include the selection
of the annual gift print to the Art Center and an announcement of next
season’s commissioned print.