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Hot off the press:  new screen-printed studio-themed coasters.

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Ila’s Class

Today, the Kamloops Printmakers Studio was visited by Ila’s screen printing class from Thompson Rivers University. That’s Ila on the right. The students have spent the term printing pages for a class book. Today, they are at the shop doing a book binding workshop to sew up their pages. Each student will receive a book showcasing the class work.

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(The stunning screen prints above were made by TRU students Trevor Mykaluk, top, and Megan Watkinson)


Arbour Collective Prints

Today, the Kamloops Printmakers studio played host to the First Nations artist’s group, Arbour Collective, who are working on linocuts for an exhibition at the Kamloops Art Gallery.  Jay R. rolls up a linocut.Jay R.


Some of the linocuts produced by the Arbour Collective. The plates depict salmon, a vital food source for First Nations people throughout British Columbia for thousands of years. salmon linocuts

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2014 International Print Exchange

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Hello to our 2014 Print Exchange participants:

Your print packages have been sorted and were mailed out two days ago. Keep your eye open for them in your mailbox.

The 2014 Print Exchange exhibition opening took place last night at   Arnica Artist Run Centre and the exhibition runs until April 12. Thanks to Ben from Arnica for doing a stellar job installing and promoting the exhibition, and to Kelly and June for getting the exchange prints sorted and packaged up for the postman.