Tamarind TIMELINE

Tamarind at Sixty and Beyond

By Decade, including items in history for context

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  • June Wayne submits proposal to the Ford Foundation

    Wayne's proposal was specifically for a program to revive American fine art lithography.

  • Tamarind Lithography Workshop opens in Los Angeles

    Founders of TLW included June Wayne, Director; Garo Antreasian Technical Director; and Clinton Adams, Associate Director.

  • Romas Viesulas awarded first Tamarind Artist Fellowship

    image: Clinton Adams and Romas Viesulas.

  • June Wayne publishes “Do you have a print storage problem?”

    A copy is available at the University of New Mexico's library.

  • Print Council of America publishes guidelines for an original print

    News

    You can view a full copy of the original publication online at the Archives of American Art.

  • IBM introduces its first 7030 supercomputer

    News

    image source: https://www.wired.com/2013/06/ibm-stretch-nsa/

  • Garo Antreasian returns to John Herron School of Art

    Technical Director Garo Antreasian returns to John Herron School of Art to develop eight-week course for printers who will attend Tamarind printer training in Los Angeles.

  • Clinton Adams appointed Dean of the College of Fine Arts, UNM

    Clinton Adams appointed Dean of the College of Fine Arts at The University of New Mexico.

  • Bohuslav Horak appointed Tamarind Technical Director

    Master Printer Bohuslav Horak joins staff as Tamarind Technical Director.

  • Joe Funk establishes Kanthos Press in Los Angeles

    Tamarind Master Printer Joe Funk establishes Kanthos Press in Los Angeles.

  • IAIA established

    News

    Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) established in Santa Fe, NM.

  • Cuban Missile Crisis and Andy Warhol opens The Factory in New York

    News

    The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was a direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War and was the moment when the two superpowers came closest to nuclear conflict. The crisis was unique in a number of ways, featuring calculations and miscalculations as well as direct […]

  • Irwin Hollander appointed Technical Director

    Irwin Hollander appointed Technical Director of Tamarind Lithography Workshop

  • First Black printer fellow begins TLW

    John Dowell, first Black printer fellow begins training program at Tamarind Lithography Workshop.

  • June Wayne brings French printer Marcel Durassier

    Durassier was brought to Tamarind to lead a one-month master class for printers.

  • Josef Albers awarded Artist Fellowship

    Albers began his fellowship with a collaboration with Printer Fellow Kenneth Tyler.

  • Louise Nevelson awarded Artist Fellowship

    During Nevelson's fellowship, she collaborated with five Tamarind printers.

  • Los Angeles Printmaking Society founded

    News

    image source: http://laprintmaking.com/about/history/ In 1962, Los Angeles artists Connor Everts and Paul Darrow began discussing ways to improve the perception of printmaking as an art form. They decided that the best method to accomplish this goal would be to improve exhibition opportunities, educate the public, and popularize printmaking as an art form. They received support […]

  • Sketchpad released; President John F. Kennedy assassinated

    News

    November 2, 1963 President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. In 1963, Elaine de Kooning painted President Kennedy's portrait, which is on view at the National Portrait Gallery. That same year, the Sketchpad, an early computer-aided design program, was released.

  • Hollander Workshop, Inc. opens in New York

    Tamarind Master Printer Irwin Hollander opens Hollander Workshop, Inc. in New York.

  • Kenneth Tyler appointed Technical Director of TLW

    Tamarind Master Printer Kenneth Tyler appointed Technical Director of Tamarind Lithography Workshop.

  • Garo Antreasian joins art faculty at UNM

    Founding Technical Director Garo Antreasian joins art faculty at The University of New Mexico, training printers to prepare for Tamarind printer training in Los Angeles.

  • Clifford Smith appointed Studio Manager at TLW

    Tamarind Master Printer Clifford Smith appointed Studio Manager at Tamarind Lithography Workshop Image caption: June Wayne, Clifford Smith and Kenneth Tyler at Tamarind Lithography Workshop

  • Civil rights marches from Selema to Montgomery, Alabama

    News

    image source: http://www.lbjlibrary.org/press/marches-for-civil-rights

  • Kenneth Tyler establishes Gemini Ltd in Los Angeles

    A year later in 1966, Tamarind Master Printer Kenneth Tyler co-founds Gemini G.E.L. with Sidney Felson and Stanley Grinstein in Los Angeles. Then in 1973 Tyler leaves Gemini G.E.L. and establishes Tyler Workshop Ltd in Bedford Village, New York (later renamed Tyler Graphics Ltd). Image source: https://kennethtylercollection.net/category/gemini-gel/

  • Robert Bigelow begins training at TLW

    Robert Bigelow begins training as Printer Fellow at Tamarind Lithography Workshop. After, he becomes studio assistant for Robert Motherwell, printing the artist’s lithographs during a two-year period.

  • Serge Lozingot begins to train as a Printer Fellow at TLW

    French printer Serge Lozingot arrives in Los Angeles to train as a Printer Fellow at Tamarind Lithography Workshop.

  • Donn Steward becomes ULAE’s Master Printer

    Tamarind-trained printer Donn Steward joins ULAE workshop as Master Printer (1966-1974).

  • First episode of Star Trek airs on NBC

    News

    Image source: https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/NBC By airing on 8 September 1966 the first season episode “The Man Trap“, NBC has gained the distinction of becoming the very first US television network to air a Star Trek live-action production, introducing the phenomenon to the general US populace. However, NBC lost out on the world premiere to Canadian network CTV, which had aired the episode two days […]

  • Ernest de Soto founds Collector’s Press in San Francisco followed by de Soto Workshop

    Tamarind Master Printer Ernest de Soto started the Collector’s Press Lithography Workshop in 1967 in San Francisco. In 1972, de Soto became a partner in Edition’s Press with José Luis Cuevas. In 1975, de Soto founded his own workshop called the de Soto Workshop, which “is known for specializing in contemporary Latin American and American […]

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated

    Amid the tumult of the 1960s, King, outspoken against the Vietnam war, was one of the most hated men in America and his life was in constant danger. His house was bombed, his followers were killed, his name was trashed by newspaper editorials and his phones were tapped by J Edgar Hoover’s FBI. His two-thirds […]

  • Serge Lozingot appointed Master Printer of TLW

    Serge Lozingot appointed Master Printer of Tamarind Lithography Workshop.

  • “Tamarind: Homage to Lithography” opens at MOMA

    “Tamarind: Homage to Lithography” exhibition opens at Museum of Modern Art, New York. The exhibition ran from April 29–June 29, 1969.

  • Ed Ruscha completes his first artist fellowship

    Ed Ruscha completes his first artist fellowship at Tamarind Lithography Workshop.

  • Stonewall Riots, Woodstock, Apollo 11 moon-landing

    News

    The Stonewall Riots, also called the Stonewall Uprising, began in the early hours of June 28, 1969 when New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City. The raid sparked a riot among bar patrons and neighborhood residents as police roughly hauled employees and patrons […]

  • Garo Antreasian reappointed Technical Director

    Garo Antreasian is reappointed Technical Director of Tamarind Institute.

  • Life magazine publishes “Original Art, Hot off the Presses”

    Life magazine gives mainstream attention to fine art print with “Original Art, Hot off the Presses”. image source: https://books.google.com/books?id=gVAEAAAAMBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=true “Lithography flourished all through the 19th Century and reached heights of perfection under such masters as Daumier and Toulouse-Lautrec, but gradually fell out of favor. Its current renaissance began 10 years ago in Los Angeles at […]

  • Frontier Restaurant opens in Albuquerque

    News

    “The first day we only did $58, and we needed $300 to break even. But by June we were doing well enough,” Dorothy said. The menu consisted of hamburgers, ham and grilled cheese sandwiches, breakfast Nos. 1-4 and enchiladas, among a few other items. There was no green chile — or red, for that matter […]

  • UNM Riots at Smith Plaza

    News

    “The flag is at half staff and the ship’s bell on the mall tolls mournfully today in honor of five students who lay dead in Ohio. Their crime: protesting U.S. involvement in an undeclared war in Indo-China which has already cost the lives of over 40,000 Americans and one-and-a-half Vietnamese. UNM is on strike.”…People who […]

  • Tamarind moves to UNM, Albuquerque

    Tamarind moves to Albuquerque and is established as Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts at The University of New Mexico.

  • Jack Lemon establishes Landfall Press in Chicago

    Tamarind Master Printer Jack Lemon establishes Landfall Press in Chicago (later relocated to Santa Fe).

  • Fritz Scholder first invited artist to collaborate at Tamarind

    Fritz Scholder (Luiseño) first invited artist to collaborate with Tamarind Institute, creates Indians Forever portfolio.

  • Clinton Adams appointed Director of Tamarind Institute

    image: Director Clinton Adams and Technical Director Garo Antreasian in a the new workshop at Tamarind Institute

  • Jean Milant establishes Cirrus Editions Ltd in Los Angeles

    Tamarind Master Printer Jean Milant establishes Cirrus Editions Ltd in Los Angeles

  • The first Starbucks opens in Seattle

    News

    “When the first Starbucks store opened near the Pike Place Market in 1971, most American coffee drinkers percolated inexpensive low-grade coffee, scooped out of a can and weakly brewed. The passionate, quality-driven approach of Starbucks’s three founders — Jerry Baldwin (b. 1942), Gordon Bowker (b. 1942) and Zev Siegl (b. 1942) — helped change public […]

  • “Tamarind Book of Lithography: Art & Techniques” published

    Tamarind Book of Lithography: Art & Techniques by Clinton Adams and Garo Antreasian is published.

  • First Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

    News

    https://balloonfiesta.com/History: “From a small gathering of 13 balloons in 1972, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown to become the largest balloon event in the world. Held each year during the first week in October, the Balloon Fiesta now features about 600 balloons and 700 pilots.” (image from: https://www.thebigblackbird.com/balloon-fiesta-past-present)

  • Workshop reorganized, separating professional publishing and printer education

    Workshop reorganized to include separate spaces for professional publishing and printer education.

  • “Four Stones for Kanemitsu” released

    Documentary short film Four Stones for Kanemitsu released, produced at Tamarind Lithography Workshop during collaboration between artist Matsumi Kanemitsu and Master Printer Serge Lozingot.

  • Motorola launches first handheld mobile phone

    News

    “…the first public cellular phone call was made by Martin Cooper of Motorola. This mobile phone was a massive device by today’s standards – weighing two and a half pounds (1.15 kg) and all of 10 inches long it could only be used for 20 minutes before the battery died.” Source:  https://newatlas.com/mobile-pnone-40-year-anniversary-photos/25677/

  • Artist Andrew Dasburg creates “The Taos Suite”

    Artist Andrew Dasburg creates The Taos Suite with Master Printer John Sommers, the first project in which Tamarind serves as printer and publisher. Image: Master Printer John Sommers with artist Andrew Dasburg, in Taos

  • The Tamarind Papers: A Journal of the Fine Print first published

    First volume of The Tamarind Papers: A Journal of the Fine Print published with Clinton Adams as editor. The Tamarind Papers were published from 1974 to1992.

  • Judith Solodkin becomes first female Tamarind Master Printer

    Judith Solodkin becomes first woman to complete training to become Tamarind Master Printer.

  • Richard M. Nixon resigns as President of the United States

    News

    https://millercenter.org/the-presidency/educational-resources/watergate/watergate-aftermath “I let down my friends. I let down the country. I let down our system of government—the dreams of all those young people that ought to get into government but they think it’s all too corrupt. . . . I let the American people down. And I have to carry that burden with me […]

  • John Sommers appointed Technical Director

    Tamarind Master Printer John Sommers appointed Technical Director of Tamarind Institute

  • Vietnam War ends with fall of Saigon

    News

    By this conflict’s conclusion on April 4, 1975, more than 2.7 million Americans in uniform had fought in vain to save South Vietnam from being overrun by the communist-ruled North. The cost was high: American deaths numbered about 58,000, while Vietnamese deaths — military and civilian, on both sides of the Demilitarized Zone — are […]

  • Suite Fifteen Portfolio Published

    Suite Fifteen portfolio published in celebration of the workshop’s fifteenth anniversary Image: TMP John Sommers and Glen Brill with Deborah Remington, c. 1975

  • Ben Q Adams establishes Western Graphics Workshop in Corona, NM

    Tamarind Master Printer Ben Q Adams establishes Western Graphics Workshop in Corona, New Mexico.

  • Robert Arber establishes Arber & Son Editions in Alameda, New Mexico

    Tamarind Master Printer Robert Arber establishes Arber & Son Editions in Alameda, New Mexico

  • Robert Bigelow becomes studio assistant for Robert Motherwell

    Tamarind Master Printer Robert Bigelow becomes studio assistant for Robert Motherwell, printing the artist’s lithographs during a two-year period

  • James Reed establishes Milestone Graphics in San Francisco, CA

    Tamarind Master Printer James Reed establishes Milestone Graphics in San Francisco (later relocates to Bridgeport, Connecticut)

  • Stephen Britko appointed Master Printer & Workshop Manager

    Stephen Britko appointed Master Printer & Workshop Manager of Tamarind Institute Images: Tamarind Printer Training class. Stephen Britko second to right. Bill Lagattuta far right.

  • Studio 54 opens in New York, I Love NY logo born, and Elvis Presley dies in Memphis

    News

    From its opening night on April 26, 1977 to the farewell party for owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager on February 4, 1980, Studio 54 was the site of a non-stop Bacchanalia that admitted up to 2,000 revelers but catered especially to the stars and other beautiful people. Regulars included Liza Minnelli, Bianca Jagger, Mick […]

  • Maurice Sanchez establishes Derriere l’Etoile Studios in New York

    Tamarind Master Printer Maurice Sanchez establishes Derriere l’Etoile Studios in New York

  • Sony introduces Walkman

    News

    Up to this point, music was primarily a shared experience: families huddling around furniture-sized Philcos; teens blasting tunes from automobiles or sock-hopping to transistor radios; the bar-room juke; break-dancers popping and locking to the sonic backdrop of a boom box. After the Walkman, music could be silence to all but the listener, cocooned within a personal […]

  • Catherine Kirsch Kuhn appointed Master Printer and Workshop Manager

    Catherine Kirsch Kuhn appointed Master Printer & Workshop Manager of Tamarind Institute

  • 3-D printing technologies begin; First cases of HIV/AIDS reported

    News

    Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute introduces early 3-D printing technologies. A new disease appears. Research shows it can be transmitted sexually, through donated blood, injection drug use, and from pregnant women to their babies. International effects are recognized. image sources: https://blog.thomasnet.com/evolution-of-3d-printing, and https://npin.cdc.gov/pages/hiv-and-aids-timeline

  • Tamarind Collectors Club established

    Tamarind Collectors Club established to support Tamarind programs and student printers.

  • MTV begins broadcasting and first woman appointed to the US Supreme Court

    News

    “Ladies and gentlemen, rock ‘n’ roll.” MTV went on the air with those words, a minute after midnight on Aug. 1, 1981. The first video was, of course, “Video Killed the Radio Star,” by the Buggles. Born on March 26, 1930, in El Paso, Texas. Sandra Day O’Connor became the first woman to serve as […]

  • Lynne Allen appointed Education Director

    Tamarind Master Printer Lynne Allen appointed Education Director of Tamarind Institute.

  • First permanent transplant of an artificial heart

    News

    image source: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/21/us/artificial-hearts-ticking-along-decades-after-jarvik-7-debate.html

  • Apple MacIntosh personal computer released

    News

    image source: https://www.si.edu/newsdesk/snapshot/apple-classic-macintosh-personal-computer

  • Marjorie L. Devon appointed Director

    Marjorie L. Devon is appointed Director of Tamarind Institute. image source: https://www.impact10.es/bios/m/marjorie-lynn-devon/

  • Space Shuttle Challenger explosion

    News

    Space Shuttle Challenger and her seven crewmembers were lost in the skies over Florida. image source: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/01/the-challenger-seven-remembered-51l/

  • “Black Monday” Stock Market crash

    News

    Image source: https://www.businessinsider.com/1987-black-monday-stock-market-crash-most-important-lesson-2017-10

  • Bill Lagattuta appointed Technical Director

    Tamarind Master Printer Bill Lagattuta is appointed Master Printer and Workshop Manager of Tamarind Institute. Lagattuta retired in 2015. Image caption: Tamarind Master Printer Bill Lagattuta and artist Harmony Hammond in workshop. Image caption: Standing, left to right: Jeff Sippel, Russell Hamilton, Jim Coates, Stephen Britko (Master Printer & Workshop Manager ), Bill Lagattuta, Conrad […]

  • Jeff Sippel hired as Education Director

    Tamarind Master Printer Jeff Sippel served as education director of Tamarind Institute from 1988 to 1998. More information on Jeff Sippel is available at the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative website. Image: Jeff Sippel in the middle of the top row with Tamarind crew at 110 Cornell Avenue, Albuquerque. Image: Standing, left to right: Jeff Sippel, Russell […]

  • Demolition of the Berlin Wall begins; World Wide Web introduced to the public

    News

    image source: PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP via Getty Images and ihttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/day-the-web-was-born/

  • Hamilton Press established in Venice, CA

    Hamilton Press established in Venice, California by Tamarind Master Printer Ed Hamilton and artist Ed Ruscha. photo source: https://hamiltonpressgallery.com/about/

  • “The Art of Lithography” production begins

    “The Art of Lithography: Working on Stones” and “Working on Aluminum” production begins. A National Endowment for the Arts grant was awarded to produce these manuals.

  • IFPDA founded, first Fine Art Print Fair held in New York

    News

    International Fine Print Dealers Association founded, first Fine Art Print Fair held in New York.

  • Mark Attwood establishes The Artists’ Press in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Tamarind Master Printer Mark Attwood establishes The Artists’ Press in Johannesburg.

  • “Creative Collaborations” project

    Tamarind begins artist exchange with Brazil, Colombia, and Chile for Creative Collaborations.

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg appointed to the US Supreme Court

    News

    “RBG” made the law review at both Harvard and Columbia law schools and graduated at the top of her class at Columbia. Yet she was rejected for the most prestigious judicial clerkships and spurned by law firms. It was not just that she was a woman. She was also a mother caring for a young […]

  • Carolyn Muskat establishes Muskat Studios in Somerville, MA

    Tamarind Master Printer Carolyn Muskat establishes Muskat Studios in Somerville, MA. image source: http://www.muskatstudios.com/about

  • Bill Lagattuta leads workshops in New Delhi and Bhopal, India

    Tamarind Master Printer Bill Lagattuta and artist Roberto Juarez lead workshops in New Delhi and Bhopal, India.

  • 100 Tamarind artists published

    Tamarind reaches more than 100 artists published since workshop founding.

  • Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal, is born

    News

    image source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/20-years-after-dolly-the-sheep-led-the-way-where-is-cloning-now/

  • Clinton Adams publishes “An Informed Energy: Lithography and Tamarind”

    Adams published “An Informed Energy: Lithography and Tamarind” in the first issue of Grapheion, devoted to the bicentenary of lithography. Read "An Informed Energy" at https://tamarind.unm.edu/informed-energy/.

  • Good Friday Agreement (Belfast Agreement)

    News

    image source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/14118775

  • Eileen Foti appointed Interim Education Director

    Tamarind Master Printer Eileen Foti was appointed Interim Education Director of Tamarind Institute. Image: Foti on the left.

  • Arber & Sons Editions relocates to Marfa, Texas

    image source: https://www.visitmarfa.com/partner_listing/arber-and-son-editions/

  • “Collective Impressions” symposium

    Tamarind hosts Collective Impressions symposium on collaborative printmaking Image: Education Director Eileen Foti leading Printer Training Program, c. 1998

  • Rodney Hamon appointed Education Director

    Tamarind Master Printer Rodney Hamon appointed Education Director of Tamarind Institute. Hamon retired in 2015.

  • Tamarind featured in the US exhibit for the Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubjiana, Slovenia

    Tamarind featured in the United States’ exhibit for the Biennial of Graphic Art, International Center for Graphic Arts, Ljubjiana, Slovenia. image source: https://www.biennialfoundation.org/biennials/biennial-of-graphic-arts-slovenia/

  • Hung Liu

    Hung Liu begins first Tamarind residency

    Hung Liu arrives at Tamarind for her first artist residency with the workshop in 1999. To read more about Hung Liu and see available prints, visit https://tamarind.unm.edu/artist/hung-liu/

  • “Trickster” project

    Tamarind Trickster project brings together four African artists and four artists from New Mexico pueblos to share stories and make prints about the folkloric trickster figure. image caption: Mateo Romero King of the Monsters, 1999 (99-340) Single-color lithograph Paper Size: 11 1/8 x 15 inches Paper Type: Collaborating Printer: Eileen Foti Edition of 50

  • Kenneth Tyler retires from Tyler Graphics

    Master Printer Kenneth Tyler retires from printing, and operation at Tyler Graphics ends.

  • Hong Kong Open Printshop opens

    Hong Kong Open Printshop established by Tamarind Printer Fellow Yung Sau-Mui, Hong Kong’s first non-profit printshop run by artists.

  • Frank Janzen appointed first Master Printer at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts in Pendleton, Oregon

    Tamarind Master Printer Frank Janzen appointed first Master Printer at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts in Pendleton, Oregon. Image source: https://www.opb.org/radio/article/printmaking-oregon-crows-shadow-institute-frank-janzen-retire/

  • Highpoint Center for Printmaking established in Minneapolis

    Tamarind Master Printer Cole Rogers and Carla McGrath established Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis.

  • Kenneth Tyler establishes The Singapore Tyler Print Institute

    Tamarind Master Printer Kenneth Tyler establishes The Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI). Photo source: Wikipedia. By Marabeth Cohen-Tyler. – Marabeth Cohen-Tyler., CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52493563

  • Attacks on World Trade Center towers and The U.S. Pentagon

    News

    Terrorist attacks on World Trade Center towers in New York, and The Pentagon, near Washington, D.C. image source: https://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-warshauer-sept-11-0911-20200911-tyhiw7ncwnf3rccv6voo7mjjpi-story.html

  • “Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art” project

    UNM Art Museum collaborates with Tamarind Institute and Crow’s Shadow to produce Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art.

  • Human Genome Project completed

    image source: https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/blogs/on-this-day/2013/11/on-this-day-in-history-human-genome-completion/

  • Lee Turner establishes Hole Editions in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    Tamarind Master Printer Lee Turner establishes Hole Editions in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

  • Hurricane Katrina

    News

    image source: https://www.britannica.com/event/Hurricane-Katrina

  • “Migrations” Project

    Migrations brings six Native American artists together to collaborate with printers at Tamarind and at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts in Pendleton, Oregon. The project resulted in an exhibition and catalogue titled, “Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art.”

  • First iPhone launched by Apple CEO Steve Jobs

    News

    image source: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/09/apple-ceo-tim-cook-steve-jobs-philosophy-will-be-at-apple-in-100-years.html

  • Barack Obama elected first African American US President

    News

    Barack Obama elected 44th President of the United States, first African American Commander in Chief. image source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/barack-obama-wins-presidency/

  • “Tamarind Techniques for Fine Art Lithography” published

    Tamarind Techniques for Fine Art Lithography published, by Marjorie L. Devon, with Bill Lagattuta and Rodney Hamon.

  • Deb Chaney establishes Deb Chaney Editions in Brooklyn, NY

    Tamarind Master Printer Deb Chaney establishes Deb Chaney Editions in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Keystone Editions opens in Berlin

    Keystone Editions opens in Berlin, founded by Tamarind Master Printers Sarah Dudley and Ulrich Kühle

  • Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty published

    Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty, by Marjorie L. Devon, published in celebration of Tamarind’s 50th anniversary.

  • Tamarind relocates to 2500 Central Ave SE

    Tamarind relocates to 2500 Central Ave SE, to a building designed by Devendra Narayan Contractor, Principal, DNCA Architects

  • June Wayne attends opening of new workshop

    June Wayne attends opening of new workshop at 2500 Central Ave. Image: Marjorie Devon with June Wayne at opening of new workshop location.

  • Bill Lagattuta and Peter Haarz pulling Fragile Boy

    Tamarind Master Printer Bill Lagattuta and Apprentice Printer Peter Haarz pulling Fragile Boy lithograph by Jim Dine

  • Last edition printed in Cornell building

    Image: Apprentice Printer Peter Haarz, Master Printer Bill Lagattuta, Curator Anne Slattery complete last edition in Cornell building. (Kiki Smith, Afternoon)  

  • Tamarind exhibition opens at National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

    Pressing Ideas: Fifty Years of Women’s Lithographs from Tamarind opens at National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

  • Peter Haarz establishes Petrichor Press in Bucks County, PA

    Tamarind Master Printer Peter Haarz establishes Petrichor Press in Bucks County, PA (later relocates to Philadelphia)

  • Founding Director June Wayne dies at 93 in Los Angeles

    Founding Director June Wayne dies at 93 in Los Angeles. Here she is with Ed Ruscha during Tamarind’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

  • “AFRO: Black Identity in America and Brazil” project

    AFRO: Black Identity in America and Brazil project invites three Brazilian and three American artists to collaborate (Rosana Paulino, Tiago Gualberto, Sidney Amaral, Alison Saar, Willie Cole and Toyin Ojih Odutola) Image: Willie Cole in the workshop, 2012

  • Black Lives Matter movement emerges

    News

    Black Lives Matter movement emerges with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on social media, following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin in 2012. “In 2013, three radical Black organizers — Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi — created a Black-centered political will and movement building project called #BlackLivesMatter. […]

  • Terrorists attack on the Boston Marathon

    News

    image source: https://www.hsdl.org/c/tl/boston-marathon-bombings/

  • “LandMarks” Project

    Tamarind collaborates with Australian Aboriginal artists and Native American artists to produce “LandMarks: Aboriginal Australian Artists and Native American Artists Explore Connections to the Land”. In 2014, Tamarind hosted an exhibition. Read the press release posted at the UNM News Room.

  • Jill Graham revives the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) Lithography Workshop

    Tamarind Master Printer Jill Graham revives the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) Lithography Workshop. Read more about Graham at https://nscad.ca/meet-master-printer-jill-graham/. Photo source: https://jillgrahamink.wordpress.com/about/

  • Leshoka Joe Legate founded LL Editions in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Tamarind Master Printer Leshoka Joe Legate founded LL Editions in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Toyin Ojih Odutola returns for second residency

    Artist Toyin Ojih Odutola returns for second residency at Tamarind. Image: Toyin Ojih Odutola in the workshop, 2014

  • Association of Print Scholars established

    News

    “APS is a group for print enthusiasts that brings together the diverse print community: curators, collectors, academics, graduate students, artists, paper conservators, critics, independent scholars, and dealers. APS’s goals are to facilitate dialogue among its members and encourage innovative print scholarship.” Image source: https://graphicarts.princeton.edu/2019/01/27/what-does-the-word-print-mean/

  • Valpuri Remling appointed Master Printer & Workshop Manager

    Tamarind Master Printer Valpuri Remling appointed Master Printer & Workshop Manager of Tamarind Institute

  • Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

    News

    “The nature of marriage is that, through its enduring bond, two persons together can find other freedoms, such as expression, intimacy, and spirituality. This is true for all persons, whatever their sexual orientation. See Windsor, 570 U. S., at ___– ___ (slip op., at 22–23). There is dignity in the bond between two men or […]

  • Director Marjorie L. Devon retires

    Director Marjorie L. Devon retires, and scholarship fund is established in her name to honor her 30 years of leadership.

  • Diana Gaston appointed Director

    Diana Gaston is appointed the third director of Tamarind Institute.

  • Brandon Gunn appointed Education Director

    Tamarind Master Printer Brandon Gunn appointed Education Director of Tamarind Institute

  • Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida

    News

    Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, second deadliest mass shooting in American history, focused attention around LGBTQ rights and gun violence. image source: https://www.history.com/news/one-year-ago-a-gunman-entered-pulse-nightclub-soon-it-wiil-be-an-official-memorial

  • Tamarind Rolled Out #FATP a Digital Tamarind Map

    #FATP or Find a Tamarind Printer is an online digital resource for anyone trying to find a place to print, or study under a Tamarind-trained printer. The map is online at https://tamarind.unm.edu/map/fatp_map.html

  • Chen Shitong establishes Pulp Editions in Singapore

    Tamarind Printer Chen Shitong establishes Pulp Editions workshop in Singapore

  • Judith Baumann appointed Master Printer of Crow’s Shadow

    Tamarind Printer Judith Baumann appointed Master Printer of Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts.

  • Matthew Shlian first Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency recipient

    Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency established, with paper engineer Matthew Shlian first recipient. Read more about the Frederick Hammersley Artists Residencies.

  • Marjorie Devon completes video series “Tamarind Printers Around the World”

    Marjorie L. Devon, Director Emerita, completes video series Tamarind Printers Around the World. Watch the full series of videos at https://vimeo.com/256438905.

  • Tamarind hosts “Wonder Cabinet” symposium

    Lawrence Weschler curates Albuquerque Wonder Cabinet, with support provided by Frederick Hammersley Foundation

  • #MeToo movement gains global following

    News

    image source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/a-year-after-it-began-has-metoo-become-a-global-movement/2018/10/05/1fc0929e-c71a-11e8-9c0f-2ffaf6d422aa_story.html “From Stockholm to Seoul, from Toronto to Tokyo, a torrent of accusations has poured forth. Survivors spoke out, and many were taken seriously. Powerful men lost their jobs. A few went to prison. How diverse societies — some liberal, others conservative — saw sexual harassment seemed to be changing.”  

  • Danielle Orchard arrives at Tamarind for Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency

    Danielle Orchard arrives at Tamarind for Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency.

  • Luke DuBois

    R. Luke DuBois arrives at Tamarind for Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency

    R. Luke DuBois arrives at Tamarind for Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency. Read more about the residency program at https://tamarind.unm.edu/frederick-hammersley-artist-residencies/.

  • Tamarind presents “Head of a Woman” Symposium

    Tamarind presents Head of a Woman: Redressing the Parallel Histories of Collaborative Printmaking and the Women’s Movement, with support provided by Frederick Hammersley Foundation.

  • Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

    Jaune Quick-to-See Smith commissioned to create 2020 Collectors Club edition

    Watch the recording of an interview with Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: https://vimeo.com/460236491.

  • COVID-19 virus detected in the United States

    News

    “There is no doubt that the coronavirus was spreading in the United States in January. We can at least start with that. Recently, California’s Santa Clara County reported that bodily tissues from a woman who died on February 6 tested positive for the coronavirus. She had not traveled outside the country, and based on what is […]

  • Black Lives Matter responds to George Floyd’s murder

    News

    Public resurgence of Black Lives Matter movement launches demonstrations for equality in response to George Floyd’s murder. Coverage of the topic in Albuquerque, New Mexico is available from KUNM. image source: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2020/07/10/from-the-george-floyd-moment-to-a-black-lives-matter-movement-in-tweets/

  • Ellen Lesperance knitting

    Ellen Lesperance at Tamarind

    Ellen Lesperance arrives at Tamarind for Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency. Read more about the residency program at https://tamarind.unm.edu/frederick-hammersley-artist-residencies/.

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