National Hispanic Cultural Center

Opening Reception, Friday, December 12, 2014 5 - 7 p.m.

The public is invited to an opening reception for AfroBrasil: Art and Identities at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on December 12, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition includes lithographs made in 2012 during the Tamarind project, Afro: Black Identity in Brazil and America. The exhibition at the National Hispanic Cultural Center runs through August, 2015.

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Tamarind Holiday Schedule

Tamarind will be closed for the holiday season, 
Monday, December 22 through Friday, January 2, 2015.

 

Open Enrollment

Join now!

Open enrollment for the 2015 Collectors Club program begins NOW!

Call (505) 277-3901 to enroll. Spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Master Printer

Tamarind is seeking a Master Printer!
For best consideration apply by December 14.

Job posting and Job description

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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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 

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