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Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints

Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints

Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints

College of Arts and Humanities | David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 am-5:00 pm Chesapeake Ballroom, College Park Marriott Hotel

Hosted by the David C. Driskell Center and the Arts Program at the University of Maryland University College, “Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints” is a two day symposium on Robert Blackburn's work and printmaking.

University of Maryland University College 3501 University Boulevard East, Suite ICC 0144 Adelphi, MD 20783-8000

Moderators: Eric Key, Director, University of Maryland University College Arts Program Curlee R. Holton, Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center

8-8:30AM Registration

8:30-9 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Eric Key, Director, Arts Program, University of Maryland University College

Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland University College

Curlee R. Holton, Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center;

David M. and Linda Roth Professor of Art; Founding Director, Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College

Keynote lecture: Judith Brodie, Curator and Head, Department of Modern Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

9-10 Session 1 – Is It a Good Print, or Not? (A workshop: how to determine the type and quality of a print)

Presenters: a. Susan Goldman, Master Printer and Owner of Lily Press in Rockville, MD

b. Tom Lucas, Founder and Master Printer of Hummingbird Press in Chicago

10-10:15 Break

10:15-11:30 Session 2 - Blackburn as Artist/Printmaker and His Contemporaries

Presenters: a. Dr. Deborah Cullen-Morales, Director and Chief Curator, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

b. Robin Holder, Artist, NY

c. Phil Sanders, Director, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop program, NY

d. Katherine Blood, Curator of Fine Prints; Poster, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:30 Session 3 - Blackburn and Modernism

Presenters: a. Joshua Shannon, Associate Professor, Contemporary Art Theory & History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland, College Park

b. Prof. David C. Driskell

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45-3 Session 4 - Printmaking in Washington/Maryland: The Next Generation

Presenters: a. Justin Strom, Associate Professor, Printmaking and Digital Imaging, Honors Program Director, University of Maryland, College Park

b. Dennis O’Neil, Director, Hand Print Workshop International, Alexandria, Virginia

c. Tonia Matthews, Director, MFA Studio Art, Towson University

3-5 Maryland Printmakers Exhibition Reception Lower Level, College Park Marriott and Conference Center

Add to Calendar 10/25/14 8:00 AM 10/25/14 5:00 PM America/New_York Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints

Hosted by the David C. Driskell Center and the Arts Program at the University of Maryland University College, “Robert Blackburn and the Modernist Movement in Prints” is a two day symposium on Robert Blackburn's work and printmaking.

University of Maryland University College 3501 University Boulevard East, Suite ICC 0144 Adelphi, MD 20783-8000

Moderators: Eric Key, Director, University of Maryland University College Arts Program Curlee R. Holton, Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center

8-8:30AM Registration

8:30-9 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Eric Key, Director, Arts Program, University of Maryland University College

Javier Miyares, President of University of Maryland University College

Curlee R. Holton, Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center;

David M. and Linda Roth Professor of Art; Founding Director, Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College

Keynote lecture: Judith Brodie, Curator and Head, Department of Modern Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

9-10 Session 1 – Is It a Good Print, or Not? (A workshop: how to determine the type and quality of a print)

Presenters: a. Susan Goldman, Master Printer and Owner of Lily Press in Rockville, MD

b. Tom Lucas, Founder and Master Printer of Hummingbird Press in Chicago

10-10:15 Break

10:15-11:30 Session 2 - Blackburn as Artist/Printmaker and His Contemporaries

Presenters: a. Dr. Deborah Cullen-Morales, Director and Chief Curator, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

b. Robin Holder, Artist, NY

c. Phil Sanders, Director, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop program, NY

d. Katherine Blood, Curator of Fine Prints; Poster, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:30 Session 3 - Blackburn and Modernism

Presenters: a. Joshua Shannon, Associate Professor, Contemporary Art Theory & History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland, College Park

b. Prof. David C. Driskell

1:30-1:45 Break

1:45-3 Session 4 - Printmaking in Washington/Maryland: The Next Generation

Presenters: a. Justin Strom, Associate Professor, Printmaking and Digital Imaging, Honors Program Director, University of Maryland, College Park

b. Dennis O’Neil, Director, Hand Print Workshop International, Alexandria, Virginia

c. Tonia Matthews, Director, MFA Studio Art, Towson University

3-5 Maryland Printmakers Exhibition Reception Lower Level, College Park Marriott and Conference Center