Extragalactic

October 3–December 19, 2014

Lithographs and monotypes that are out-of-this-world, Extragalactic is an exhibition of more than twenty works related to sky, universe, and extraterrestrials.

Opening reception
Friday, October 3, 5 - 6:30

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lasting impressions

For anyone who savors the end of a good thing, this collection of lithographs highlights editions that are nearly sold-out, with just one impression left at Tamarind. If you’ve had your eye on a particular lithograph, this could be your last chance to own it. 

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Hayal Pozanti

Hayal Pozanti (b. 1983, Istanbul) was in the Tamarind workshop in January creating her first lithographs.

We've just announed her two lithographs and fourteen monotypes! 

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Two Artists' Talks Online

Robert Pruitt
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Now available online

Toyin Odutola
Thursday, September 18, 2014 
Now available online 

Enrique Martinez Celaya

The Optimists, 2014. Four-color lithograph, 26 1/2 by 20 1/2 inches.

The name, The Optimists, comes from their stance, the willingness to be, even though they are ultimately insignificant and temporal against the sky that hovers above. To be is an optimistic, and often also, heroic, act.  —Enrique Martínez Celaya

If you missed out joining this year, in November we'll begin open enrollment for the 2015 Collectors Club program. 

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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