EXCAVATED: lithographs by 16 student artists

May 6 - 12

Tamarind students: Mark Williams, Ash Armenta, Eric Euler, Thomas Cert, Carlie Salomans, Jordan Welsh, Michael De La Cruz, and Shasta Blackford; and University of New Mexico artists: Ed Brandt, Hollis Moore, Kacie Smith, Marcie Brewer, Molly Zimmer, Ben Lenetsky, Bianca Ferreira, and Erin Fussell. 

 

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Color Coded

June 17 - September 2

See how David X Levine translates his color pencil drawings to lithography, how Susan York experiments with color-blindness through printmaking, and how Matt Magee uses color as a means for visual organization. 

California Dreaming

Through April 29, 2016

California Dreaming, guest-curated by Christina Rosenberger, explores Tamarind Institute's long-standing relationship with California. 

 

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New Book by Garo Antreasian Available

Available in the Tamarind Gallery or order online

The much-anticipated, new book by Garo Antreasian is now avaialble! Garo Z. Antreasian: Reflections on Life and Art contains 160 pages of beautiful images and musings by Garo Antreasian, founding technical director of the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles, and co-director of Tamarind Institute in Albuquerque.  A must-have for any collector's library!

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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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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