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Polyester Plate Lithography

Frances Valesco,  Certain Grasses #4 , polyester plate lithography

Frances Valesco, Certain Grasses #4, polyester plate lithography

Saturday, November 10 & Sunday,
November 11; 10am – 5:00pm
Ages: 18+; for beginning students
Cost: $245 (10% discount for HP members)
Registration deadline:  Friday, October 26
Enrollment: Maximum 10; minimum 6
Instructor: Frances Valesco

Class Filled; Call or email to be added to the wait list.

Course Description:

Polyester plates offer the potential to create large and small prints using minimal materials and equipment. This workshop is designed for artists who want to investigate the versatility and ease of these portable, inexpensive printmaking plates. Artists can create handmade imagery by drawing and painting directly onto the plates as well as digital imagery through the use of a laser printer or copier. The plates can be used with any intaglio or lithography press. Some printmaking experience is helpful but all levels welcome.

About the Instructor: Frances Valesco has taught at numerous universities and artist residencies. Her recent fellowships include The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Newbliss, Ireland; Guanlan Printmaking Base, Guanlan, China; Babayan Artist Residency, Cappadocia, Turkey; ArtPrint Residence, Arenys de Munt, Spain; and PLAYA Artist Fellowship, Summerlake, OR.

Valesco’s prints have been has exhibited nationally and internationally in museums, galleries, and cultural centers. Her work is in the collections of the Library of Congress, Museum of Modern Art, NY, New York City Public Library, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and Galeria Nacional, San José, Costa Rica.

Registration may be completed by calling Highpoint at 612-871-1326 or emailing Registrations are finalized upon receipt of payment.

If payment is not received within one business week your place in the class will not be reserved.

Later Event: November 30
Prints On Ice 2018