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FIRST EDITION Print Symposium

FIRST EDITION Print Symposium

Cork Printmakers



Millenium Hall, Cork City Hall

  • Regular Price €65
  • Concession €40

All Day

Cork Printmakers presents FIRST EDITION - A Print Symposium at Millennium Hall, City Hall, Cork

Multiple Dimensions: Exploring Printmaking as an expanded practice in contemporary visual culture

Full schedule now online - click here to view!

Speakers include:

  • Keynote: Susan Tallman, Editor in Chief, Art in Print, Chicago, USA
  • Michael Kempson, Convenor of Printmaking Studies and Director of Cicada Press, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Jason Urban and Leslie Mutchler, Artists and Lecturers, The University of Texas, USA
  • Rudi Bastiaans, Artist and Coordinator of Workshops & Head of Printing Department, AKI Academy of Art & Design, Enschede, The Netherlands
  • Deidre Brollo, Artist and Printmedia Lecturer, The University of Newcastle , Australia
  • Cora Cummins, Artist and Lecturer, BA Art, Institute of Art, Design + Technology, Dun Laoghaire
  • Dr. Andrew Folan, Artist and Head of Fine Art Print, National College of Art & Design , Dublin
  • Emma Gregory, Artist, Bristol, UK
  • Dr. Angela Griffith, Assistant Professor, History of Art & Architecture Department, Trinity College, Dublin
  • Catherine Hehir, Artist and BA Hons. Fine Art Course Coordinator, CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork
  • Tracy Hill, Artist and Research Associate, Artlab Contemporary Print Studios, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • Erik Kok, Visual Artist working with prints on ceramics and Head of Ceramics Studio, AKI Academy of Art & Design, Enschede, The Netherlands
  • Ton Martens, Visual Artist, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Dr Carinna Parraman, Professor in Design & Colour Print, University of West of England, Bristol, UK.  Co-Director, Centre for Fine Print Research (IMPACT is the CFPR’s main Symposia)
  • Carl Rowe, Artist & Course Leader, BA (Hons) Fine Art, Norwich University of the Arts, UK
  • Magda Stawarska Beavan, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • The Project Twins, a Cork based Design & Fine Art Duo, Ireland
  • Presentations from each of the 6 other major Print Studios: Belfast Print Workshop; Black Church Print Studio, Dublin; Galway Print Studio; Graphic Studio Dublin; Limerick Printmakers, Studio & Gallery and Seacourt, The Centre for Contemporary Printmaking.
  • And more to be announced..

​A trail of Print Exhibitions in eight venues across the city, which are free and open to the public, includes:

  • Babel Unbound, Jason Urban & Leslie Mutchler (USA), CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, 17 June – 8 July
  • Child’s Play, Michael Kempson (Australia), Triskel Gallery Space, Triskel Arts Centre, 15 June – 26 August
  • Over, Over, & Over, Ton Martens (The Netherlands), The Atrium, Cork City Hall, 21 June – 7 July
  • Grasping the Untouchable, Andrew Folan (Ireland), The Foyer, The Glucksman, 21 June – 4 July
  • Ballot, A box-set  featuring staff, alumni and students from Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich UK and Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork, Ireland with invited partners Print to the People in Norwich, Cork Printmakers and Limerick School of Art & Design, at CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, 24 June
  • Here & Now , selected Cork Printmakers’ members work, The Etching Room at Cork Printmakers, 20 – 26 June
  • D.P.I. (dots per inch / digitally printed image), one digital print from the main 7 Print Workshops in Ireland & Northern Ireland at Print Showroom at Cork Printmakers, 9 – 30 June
  • Zine Hotspot, Selected artists, initiated and curated by Killian O’ Dwyer, Waterstones Book Shop, 69 Patrick Street, Cork, 23 & 24 June