Three Retirements & 55th Celebration

September 11 - 13, 2015

Join our JUBILEE celebrating 55 years, and the retirements of Marjorie Devon, Bill Lagattuta, and Rodney Hamon!

Friday, Mementos: 55 Years Public Reception (5 - 7 p.m.)
Saturday, Win/Win Art Lottery (4 - 6 p.m.), AND Prints Charming Ball (8 - midnight)
Sunday, Breakfast of Champions with Garo Antreasian (11 a.m.)

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Friday Reception in the Tamarind Gallery

Friday, September 11, 5 - 7

Mementos: Memorabilia from the Marge/Bill/Rodney Era
Thorough January 29, 2016 Tamarind’s gallery becomes the Smithsonian of lithography!

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2015 Win/Win Art Lottery

September 12, 4-6

Sponsored by the Tamarind National Advisory Board
Tamarind's biggest fundraiser, where everyone's a winner! 

Tickets are $300. Only 100 tickets available. Tickets go on sale August 3!

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Prints Charming Ball

Saturday, September 12, 8 - midnight

Dig out those glass slippers, resurrect that suit coat, and hide from your evil step-mother! Tamarind will host the Prints Charming Ball on Saturday evening starting at 8 p.m. This is the time to celebrate 55 years of Tamarind history, and the many contributions that Marge, Bill, and Rodney have made to lithography and the institution. 

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What Is Tamarind Institute?

A non-profit center credited with reviving fine art lithography in the United States

Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts at UNM, is a nonprofit center for fine art lithography that trains master printers and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. Founded in 1960 in Los Angeles, Tamarind played a significant role in reviving the art of lithography in the United States and continues to provide professional training and creative opportunities to artists.

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What Is Lithography?

Lithography was invented in 1798 by Aloys Senefelder.

Fine art lithography is a printing process in which artists use greasy drawing materials to make original images on stones and/or metal plates. At Tamarind, this original image created by the artist who works closely with a master printer, is hand-printed by the master-printer.

 

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THREE RETIREMENTS & 55TH CELEBRATIONS

September 11 - 13, 2015

Join our JUBILEE celebrating 55 years, and the retirements of Marjorie Devon, Bill Lagattuta, and Rodney Hamon!

Friday, Mementos: 55 Years Public Reception (5 - 7 p.m.)
Saturday, Win/Win Art Lottery (4 - 6 p.m.), AND Prints Charming Ball (8 - midnight)
Sunday, Breakfast of Champions with Garo Antreasian (11 a.m.)

Click here for all the Apex of an Era details!

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News & Events

What Is Lithography?

A lithograph is a print made by using a press to transfer an image that was created initially on stone or metal plate to paper. Lithographs differ from etchings, engravings, serigraphs, and woodcuts in materials and process... MORE

What Is Tamarind Institute?

Founded in 1960 in Los Angeles, Tamarind played a significant role in reviving the art of lithography in the United States and continues to provide professional training and creative opportunities to artists... MORE