Tamarind Print Feast!

Friday, April 17, 5 - 7 p.m.

Come watch our students print stones that were drawn during the opening reception, and enjoy food provided by the Frontier Restuarant!

If you haven't already, wander through the gallery and enjoy lithographs and other recent work by Anne Cooper, Kenny Davis, Marne Elmore, Mark Horst, Scott Kuykendall, Valerie Roybal, Andrea Sanchez, and Natalie Voelker. 

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In the gallery through May 15

Lithographs and other recent work by Anne Cooper, Kenny Davis, Marne Elmore, Mark Horst, Scott Kuykendall, Valerie Roybal, Andrea Sanchez, and Natalie Voelker.

Print Feast, April 17 - Come watch our students print stones that were drawn during the opening reception, and enjoy food provided by the Frontier Restuarant!

image: Kenny Davis, Southwest Vernacular III (detail).
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February 2015 News

Valpuri Kylmänen is Tamarind’s New Master Printer!

Rodney Hamon Retiring; Apex of an Era Jubilee, September 11, 12, 13; Cuban Artists at Tamarind; Tamarind Director Opening; National Advisory Board Update; In the Gallery; Workshop Spotlight, and more!

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National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

Through August of 2015

The public is invited to explore AfroBrasil: Art and Identities at the National Hispanic Cultural Center through August of 2015. The exhibition includes lithographs made in 2012 during the Tamarind project, Afro: Black Identity in Brazil and America

Image caption: Paulo Lima, Baianas (Praça de Sé, Salvador, Bahia), 2013. 

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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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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