The Print Center sponsors a wide range of opportunities for artists. Among them is its Gallery Store, which is a wonderful sales venue with their facility in the heart of Philadelphia.
From the event website:
Gallery Store Talks are an exciting opportunity for artists and art enthusiasts to discuss prints and photographs in The Print Center Gallery Store. Gallery Store Artists and special guests will speak about techniques, subject matter and art collecting in an informal environment. Enjoy a 10% discount in the Gallery Store that day. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, September 27,
12:00-1:00pm *EARLIER TIME*
Brand new to the Gallery Store – Jeannie Pearce is a photographer and Professor at The University of the Arts. A recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship, she has been included in solo and group exhibitions nationally, and her work is held in collections including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Los Angeles Society for Photographic Studies, The State Museum of Pennsylvania and Bryn Mawr College. Her new series, entitled Bird Digiscopes, offers a unique portal into the world of bird sanctuaries. Join us for a fascinating conversation on these highly personalized studies.
While at the Print Center for Jeannie’s talk you will be able to view the current exhibitions:
Nakazora: space between sky and earth: Masao Yamamoto
Foreclosed: Alejandra Laviada, Gillian Pears, Hirsch Perlman, Tommy Reynolds, Melanie Schiff and Ryan Widger
Read the exhibitions review by Edith Newhall in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
And, mark your calendar for these upcoming Gallery Store Talks:
Saturday, October 18, 2:00-3:00pm
Collector and interior designer, Michael Shannon is the founder of Michael Shannon Designs, which handles everything from single room facelifts to complete interior renovations, always with an eye for art. Join Michael as he brings his design expertise to the Gallery Store where he will discuss taking art out of the gallery and bringing it into every room of your home.
This event is part of The Print Center’s Multiple Conversations: An Ongoing Series on Print Collecting
Saturday, November 15, 2:00-3:00pm
Susan Abrams + Stephen Perloff
After working for many years with handmade paper, Susan Abrams began to incorporate photography into her work, printing directly onto handmade paper using an applied silver emulsion to create unique prints with a distinct style and texture. She will be joined by long-time friend and colleague Stephen Perloff, founding Editor of The Photo Review, respected writer, educator and photographer. Stephen has received two critic’s fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Join us for what is sure to be a lively conversation between these two Philly favorites!