American Screen Printing

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Screen printing

"Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil. It is also known as silk-screen, screen, serigraphy, and serigraph printing." -Wikipedia

Gary Lichtenstein: 35 Years of Screenprinting, an exhibit held June 27, 2010, to January 8, 2011 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed August, 2015.

Graphicanos: Contemporary Latino Prints from the Serie Project is a 2013 exhibit at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art which says: "When Sam Coronado founded the Serie Project, he envisioned a workshop where underrepresented artists could benefit from collaboration and learn the serigraphy technique, a print technique also known as screen-printing or silkscreen."  Also see website for Serie Project which says: "Sam Coronado's intention for the Serie Project was to create a solid platform that allowed for both established and emerging Latino artists to reach a bigger audience, and in turn, empower their words and creativity to spread to a greater world." Accessed 10/18  

From the Library of Congress, By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 -- American Memory includes as of 2013 a section on special presentations including Interview with WPA Silkscreen Artist Tony Velonis from a December, 1994 symposium on the WPA titled "Amassing American Stuff: The New Deal Arts Collections of the Library of Congress." The online interview with master silkscreen printer Anthony (Tony) Velonis took place at that time as one of several in-depth interviews with notable figures of the WPA projects. (description from LOC web site) Accessed August, 2015.


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