Artist-in-Residence: Dan Welden
MASTER PRINTMAKER AND ORIGINATOR OF THE SOLARPLATE TECHNIQUE
A unique opportunity to work alongside renowned artist Dan Welden in a studio workshop environment. This four-day workshop is for participants to work creatively in whatever avenue/medium they desire. Dan will invite a different artist each day to work as well, which will be an added inspirational for the group. The EEA Carriage House studio is equipped with a press for printmaking and areas suitable for drawing, painting, monoprinting, collage work, and other mediums that are of interest to students. The workshop day is 10:00AM - 4:00PM, but students are given the option to stay and work until 7:00PM, with Dan's assistant who will be available for those additional hours.
Cost: $480 EEA members / $576 non-members
MONDAY – THURSDAY, October 2, 3, 4, 5, 10:00AM – 4:00PM (4 days), additional studio time available w/assistant 4:00PM – 7:00PM
More info about DAN WELDEN
Dan Welden is a master printmaker, painter, educator and author. He has been making prints and works on paper for over 50 years. His work has been shown in over 80 international solo exhibitions in museums and galleries and over 600 group exhibitions in the U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand and Peru. His work is in many public and private collections throughout the country including the Amity Art Foundation, Darien, Connecticut; Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland; Portland Museum of Art, Oregon; and Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania among many others.
Dan is an innovator at the forefront of the alternative health and safety oriented movement of printmaking, and the originator of a technique called Solarplate. Dan is the Co-Author with Pauline Muir of ‘Printmaking in the Sun’ published by Watson Guptill in 2001, the comprehensive manual of Solarplate methods. As a teacher, Dan continues to inspire students around the world in workshops where he demonstrates how to make Solarplates and print both intaglio and relief plates. His has run month-long summer workshops for 10 years
at Santa Reparata, in Florence, Italy. He is a past president of the Society of American Graphic Artists. He has taught printmaking at several colleges in the New York area including Stony Brook University, Suffolk Community College, Long Island University Southampton, and Central Connecticut State University.
CHRIS ANN AMBERY
Chris Ann Ambery is a New York based multi-disciplinary artist and educator. She received a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design, studied with the Passalaqua School of Drawing and Illustration, and received an MFA in printmaking from LIU Post.
Chris Ann has been focusing on less toxic methods of printmaking and, has been exploring the incredible versatility of solarplate etching. For the past 10 years she has been teaching drawing, painting and printmaking classes to adults and teens. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and magazines throughout the United States and in Korea. Currently she works with Master Printmaker Dan Welden and teaches printmaking at St, Joseph’s College.
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More about East End Arts Artist-in-Residence Program
East End Arts’ Artist-in-Residence program, started in 2008, is designed to bring established and emerging artists of all disciplines to the East End to showcase their work, and provides opportunities for the community to learn from the artist through exhibitions, lectures, and workshops. The Artist-in-Residence program provides studio space and housing during the residency at the historic Corwin Carriage House on the East End Arts grounds in Riverhead, NY.