Master printer Craig Zammiello to discuss how contemporary printmaking has evolved, March 26, 2012.

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- Master printer Craig Zammiello of Two Palms Press will present “Printworks: a survey of collaborative projects with contemporary artists in printmaking,” on Monday,March 26 at 6:00pm in Taylor Hall room 203. Free and open to the public, this lecture is sponsored by the Vassar Art Department and the Robert Lehman Foundation.

Zammiello will discuss the ways in which contemporary printmaking has evolved into a fluid and interdisciplinary medium, and he will focus primarily on the works produced at Universal Limited Art Editions (Bay Shore, NY) and Two Palms Press (New York, NY) -- including works by Donald Baechler, Cecily Brown, Enrique Chagoya, Carroll Dunham, Buckminster Fuller, Kiki Smith, Mel Bochner, Ellen Gallagher, Chris Offili, Richard Prince, Matthew Ritchie, Jessica Stocklholder, Lisa Yuskavage, and Lee Bontecou.

With 30 years of experience in all areas of printmaking, Zammiello has authored a studio manual on photogravure as well as the forthcoming Necessity and Innovation in the Modern-Day Print Studio: A Master Printer in Dialogue with Ten Artists, to be published by the Yale University Art Gallery. Zammiello’s prints can be found in the collections of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Hoesch Museum in Duren, Germany. Prior to his current position, Zammiello was Master Printer and Studio Director for 25 years at Universal Limited Art Editions. He received an MFA from SUNY-Stony Brook in 1995 and has taught numerous classes, seminars, and workshops at New York University, Yale University, Columbia University, and the Flemish Government Center for the Graphic Arts.

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, March 5, 2012