Highpoint Founders Honored as 2018 Printmakers of the Year

 Executive Director Carla McGrath and Master Printer/Artistic Director Cole Rogers Photo credit David Kern

Executive Director Carla McGrath and Master Printer/Artistic Director Cole Rogers
Photo credit David Kern

Highpoint Center for Printmaking founders Cole Rogers and Carla McGrath are being awarded the 2018 Outstanding Printmaker Award by the Mid America Print Council. "Throughout Highpoint’s existence Cole Rogers and Carla McGrath have worked to promote printmaking on both a regional and national level, inspiring and nurturing generations of new printmakers, providing access for artists and producing top-quality collaborative prints. It is in recognition of their dedication and contributions to the medium that MAPC is proud to recognize them as the 2018 Outstanding Printmakers." - Mid America Print Council

Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers will deliver the Opening Keynote Address part of the 2018 MAPC Conference “Go West: A Collaborative Turn” in Laramie, Wyoming.  The conference will also feature an exhibition of work from Highpoint's publishing arm, Highpoint Editions, and a show curated by Highpoint's Exhibitions & Artists’ Cooperative Manager, Josh Bindewald.

Highpoint Editions: Contemporary Prints
A showcase of Highpoint Editions work over the past 17 years
On view October 28th - December 15th 2018
Opening reception  October 4th, 6 - 8pm.

Outstanding Affiliates
On view August 25 - October 6, 2018
      Outstanding Affiliates is an invitational exhibition of artist-published prints that celebrates the breadth, diversity, and quality of work being produced by 17 printmakers who have advanced and refined their practice with the support of Highpoint. The individuals featured herein include current and former interns, cooperative and resident artists, guest curators, and staff members. 

Read more about the 2018 Outstanding Printmaker Award here...
Learn more about the Mid America Print Council Conference here...