The beauty of the solarplate is in the ability to create intaglio and relief prints without the traditional use of toxic materials. Sunlight (or UV light box), water, a multitude of drawing tools along with a bit of creativity and an open mind are the fundamental ingredients for a recipe that
can only be enhanced by how the artist approaches the medium.
When: Monday, August 16 – Friday, August 20
Time: 10 – 4 pm
Where: Allen Hill Press
2826 Allen Hill Road
South Royalton, VT 05068
( there is an additional cost of purchasing plates and paper directly from Dan)
Limited to 8 participants ( to assure quality 1:1 instruction)
Sign up to enroll. An an itinerary, supply list and more will be provided to participants once enrolled
ARTISTS OF ALL LEVELS WELCOME
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the creator of the solarplate!
SOLARPLATE WORKSHOP WITH DAN WELDEN- A pioneer of alternative printmaking since 1970, he has been in the forefront ‘health and safety’. He developed Solarplate printmaking and water based monotypes and co-authored “Printmaking in the Sun.”
As director of Hampton Editions, Ltd., he has collaborated with artists including Willem de Kooning, Eric Fischl, Kiki Smith and Dan Flavin, among many others. He received international residency grants for China, Belgium and New Zealand, as well as several domestic awards. His 91 solo exhibitions have taken him to professional visits in 53 countries. In 2016 he received a
‘Lifetime Achievement Grant’ from A/E Foundation. In 2017 he was presented with a Professor Emeritus award from Escuela de Beas Artes, in Cuzco, Peru.
Dan’s recent ‘solo exhibit’ of 94 works on paper was paramount in The Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA. In addition, he received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant 2020-21 danwelden.com
Allen Hill Press – Is a fully equipped printmaking studio located in a peaceful and private spot in Vermont. It is a perfect place to work without distraction from the outside world.
Although Jeanne primarily focuses on the woodcut as her medium of choice her background as an art educator only enhances the experience students have in her classes and workshops.