Printmaking & Philosophy of Art Workshop.

Date: February 21st-24th, 2013.

Location: University of Houston, Houston, Texas.

Organizers: Dr. Christy Mag Uidhir & Dr. Cynthia Freeland (University of Houston)

Sponsors: American Society for Aesthetics (Major Initiative Grant), The John & Rebecca Moores Distinguished Professorship, Nancy Luton, UH School of Art, UH Fine Art Press, UH Center for Creative Work, UH Honors College, & Burning Bones Press.

Contact Information: Dr. Christy Mag Uidhir (cmaguidhir@gmail.com)

Workshop Participants

Catharine Abell (University of Manchester)
Roy T. Cook (University of Minnesota)
David Davies (McGill University)
Robert Hopkins (University of Sheffield)
Aaron Meskin (University of Leeds)
Karen Gover (Bennington College)

Philosophy Keynote Speaker: Dominic Lopes (University of British Columbia)
Artist Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Santlofer (New York City)

Workshop Registration is free; however, space is limited. To register, email your name and the event(s) you are interesting in attending to Christy Mag Uidhir (cmaguidhir@gmail.com).

02/21: The Opening Address and The Blaffer Museum Reception are open to the public.
02/22: The Keynote Address and The Museum of Print History Reception are open to Workshop Participants and Registered Attendees only.
02/23: The Print Demo & Reception at Burning Bones Press are open only to Official Workshop Participants (i.e., workshop session presenters, keynote speakers, organizers, and sponsors).

All Workshop sessions (unless otherwise indicated) are open to all Registered Attendees. Given that all Workshop sessions have pre-read formats, Workshop Registrants are asked to read the paper prior to attending the session.

Workshop on Printmaking & Philosophy of Art

Day One (Thursday Feb. 21st)

5:30-7:00pm Opening Address: « Life on Paper » by Keynote Artist Jonathan Santlofer—Room 204A Fine Arts Building

7:00-8:30pm Opening Reception at Blaffer Gallery

—The Opening Address and Reception are open to the public—

Day Two (Friday, Feb. 22nd)

All Sessions Held in 210 Agnes Arnold Hall*

10:00-11:30am Session I: “Are Prints Performances?” Karen Gover (Bennington College)

1:00-2:30pm Session II: “The Art of Printmaking” Catharine Abell (University of Manchester)

3:00-4:30pm Session III: “Varying Impressions” David Davies (McGill University)

5:30-6:30pm Keynote Address: « Print as Print » Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)—Museum of Print History Auditorium

6:30-8:00pm Reception at Museum of Print History

—The Keynote Address and Reception are limited to Workshop Participants & Registered Attendees**—

Day Three (Saturday Feb. 23rd)

All Sessions Held in 210 Agnes Arnold Hall

10:00-11:30am Session IV: “Reproductive Prints as Aesthetic Surrogates” Robert Hopkins (Sheffield)

1:00-2:30pm Session V: “Comics, Prints, & Multiplicity” Aaron Meskin (Leeds) & Roy T. Cook (Minnesota)

5:30-7:30pm Print Demo & Reception at Burning Bones Press (Workshop Participants Only)

—The Print Demo & Reception are for Workshop Participants only—

* Workshop sessions are open to Registered Attendees. However, as all sessions are pre-read formatted, Workshop Registrants are asked to read the paper prior to attending the session.

** Workshop Registration is free. To register, email your name and the event(s) you are interesting in attending to Christy Mag Uidhir (cmaguidhir@gmail.com).