“The Printed Image 3,”a national, juried, biannual exhibition brings the best in contemporary printmaking to Topeka in an exhibition opening Oct. 1 at the Mulvane Art Museum at Washburn University and Oct. 2 at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library.
Both locations will feature the exhibition through Jan. 16, 2011. No admission is charged at either location.
Juror Endi Poskovic accepted 87 works by 59 artists (19 from Kansas) from 322 entries submitted by 61 artists from 29 states. A native of Bosnia, Poskovic is known for his bold and dramatic woodcuts that mix narrative and memory landscapes from personal and social histories.
He teaches in the School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Juror’s Talk with Endi Poskovic, 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, Marvin Auditorium, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library.
First Friday Art Walk opening reception, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1, Mulvane Art Museum and Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library.
Artists’ Recognition and Awards Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1, Mulvane Art Museum
The Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Oct. 2, 2010, to Jan. 16, 2011.
“Under Pressure,” printmaking demonstration by Michael Hager, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, room 20, Mulvane Art Museum (lower level).
Pat Nobo: Monotype Workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. For ages 12 and older; space is limited; registration required. Reservations: 580-4515
“Conversations: Connecting Art to Our Lives” gallery talk, noon, Tuesday, Nov. 9, first floor galleries, Mulvane Art Museum
First Friday Art Walks, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Dec. 3, Mulvane Art Museum and Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library.
This exhibit and related programs are sponsored by The Friends of the Library and the Friends of the Mulvane Art Museum. The exhibit at the Mulvane Art Museum is also sponsored in part by AT&T, The Real Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.com. Admission is free. For information, call 785-670-1124 or go to www.washburn.edu/mulvane/.
Topeka Shawnee County and Public Library admission is free. It is located inside the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th. Call 785-580-4515 to arrange a guided tour or visit www.tscpl.org/gallery.