Monotype Vs Monoprint

Printmaking 101: Monoprint vs Monotype Side by Side monotype by Ellen Verdon Winkler When visiting the gallery you may notice that many artists create monoprints and monotypes.  Unlike some print techniques which go by various names (screenprints and serigraphs are the same thing), these two processes are different! Both monoprints and monotypes involve the transfer of ink from... Continue Reading →

Printmaking 101: What is printmaking?

Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper. Printmaking normally covers only the process of creating prints that have an element of originality, rather than just being a photographic reproduction of a painting. Except in the case of monotyping, the process is capable of producing multiples of a same piece, which is called a print. Each print produced... Continue Reading →

One Week Away-Hope to see you there!

  “PRESS ON” – by the Inkspots of San Buenaventura A collection of new works by Ventura County’s only printmaking group. WHAT: 11th Annual exhibition of new works on paper WHERE: 643 Project Space, 643 Ventura Ave. Ventura, CA 93001 WHEN: Artist Opening Reception November 2, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Exhibition Dates: November 2 through November 30,... Continue Reading →

Inkspots Announce New Show

  The Inkspots of San Buenaventura will present “Press On,” a collection of new works by Ventura County’s only printmaking group in the exhibit, at 643 Project Space in Ventura. “Press On” is the collective’s 11th annual exhibition of new works on paper. The exhibition will be held from Nov. 2 to Nov. 30, 2018,... Continue Reading →

Member News-Christina Altfeld

Christina Altfeld is one of the 70 artists out of 900 to be included in this international exhibition. STAND OUT PRINTS 2018 at the Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis.  Juried by Crawford Alexander Mann III, the curator of Prints and Drawings at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Member News-Monica Wiesblott

Inkspot member Monica Wiesblott was awarded the Creative Process Prize in the 4th annual International On Paper Contest. A jury of 5 art professionals selected 11 works from a pool of over 260 entries from 46 different countries. From that pool of 11, three artworks were selected for awards. You can see all the shortlisted... Continue Reading →

Inkspots Members featured in Seasons Magazine

The Santa Barbara Printmakers Summer Juried Exhibition is now on display at the Channing Peake Gallery located in the County Administration Building through October 11. The exhibition provides an opportunity for the public to experience contemporary printmaking through original prints. The printmakers featured in the exhibition are specifically invited to submit their work.  A free, public reception to celebrate the exhibition takes... Continue Reading →

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