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Canceled: Meet Us There! Artists’ Studios

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
James Weinberg, Parts, 2012. Silkscreen with metallic inks. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Print Fund, 2016
James Weinberg, Parts, 2012. Silkscreen with metallic inks. Purchase, Frances Hovey Howe Print Fund, 2016.

This event has been CANCELED.

Meet Us There!

Artists’ Studios

Meet us in Porter Square for special behind-the-scenes tours of artists’ studios! We will visit the Somerville studios of local artists Carolyn Muskat, Annie Silverman, and James Weinberg to learn about their creative and technical processes, with a stop for lunch along the way. Works by all three artists appear in New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum's Prints & Photographs Collections, curated by Catharina Slautterback.

Master printer Carolyn Muskat owns and operates Muskat Studios, where she creates her own work and collaborates with regional and national artists to create original lithographs, relief prints, and monotypes. Muskat’s own work has been featured in local, national, and international exhibitions, including Four Americans: Prints and Works on Paper at the Fine Arts Association Exhibition House in Hanoi, Vietnam; First International Printmaking Triennial of ULUS in Belgrade, Serbia; and Seven for Science at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She represented the United States at the Sasaran International Art Festival in 2014, an international arts workshop and residency in Malaysia. Muskat has taught at the Center for Graphic Excellence in Hanoi, Vietnam, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, the Hartford Art School, and the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, among others. She holds a B.F.A from Carnegie Mellon University and is a Tamarind Master Printer.

Annie Silverman is a relief printmaker and book artist whose work is represented in the Prints & Photographs Collection of the Boston Athenæum. Silverman has been creating experimental work with print installations, dimensional objects, and books for more than 20 years. In 2008 she formed ABRAZOS Press—a small teaching and professional studio—with Sandra Butler and Nina Wishnok in Somerville, Massachusetts, where they routinely lead workshops in mixed media printmaking, improvisational woodcut, and artists' books. Silverman teaches artists' books and relief printmaking as a part-time instructor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including in Manchester, England; Utrecht, Netherlands; and Kyoto, Japan.

James Weinberg is a designer, illustrator, and screenprinter based out of Somerville, Massachusetts. His work has been featured in The AIGA Best of New England (BoNE) Show, Communication Arts, Print, and Uppercase. His inspiration comes from natural history, folk-art, printed ephemera, op-art and typography. Using these elements, he creates layered silkscreen art prints and posters that collage discarded printed matter with patterns and original drawings. He also creates illustration, brand identity, book jackets, packaging, and murals.

Members are responsible for their own transportation to and between sites. Participants will receive a complete itinerary and lunch menu upon registration.

Cost includes lunch and studio visits. 10½ Circle privileges do not apply.

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