Printmaker Pop-Up Market

July 11–19, 2020

The Arthur Ross Gallery and Common Press invite you to a virtual

Printmaker Pop-Up

Print Sale: July 11 – 19, 2020

Join us in supporting Philadelphia printmakers with a week-long print sale and day of events online! #printmakerpopup

explore the market

Day of Events: July 17, 10am – 10pm

10:00 AM Welcome from Arthur Ross Gallery & Common Press
Lynn Marsden-Atlass welcomes you to the third annual Printmaker Pop-up Market hosted (online!) this year by the Arthur Ross Gallery and Common Press.
10:05 AM Toys & Books with Candy Alexandra González
Join Philly-based visual artist Candy Alexandra González on IG live and learn to make paper fortune tellers (a.k.a. cootie catchers), flexagons and other such fun, toy-like folded paper structures. All you need is paper, a pen (and markers if you have them!), a pair of scissors and some playful energy.
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Kite curiosities at-home kitemaking demo with Alice Thompson
Follow this kite-making workshop in three sections to make a flight-ready kite at home. Then, check the weather and call a friend for the perfect social distancing hang out!
2:00 PM Artist Conversation with Maria Tina Beddia
Ross Gallery Curator Heather Moqtaderi interviews Maria Tina Beddia from her pink bathroom to discuss Beddia’s iconic “You Look Fine” Print, along with the New York Times bestselling book that she illustrated “P is for Pterodactyl,” and new projects.
2:30 PM Artist Conversation with Sam Spetner
Ross Gallery Curator Heather Moqtaderi talks with Sam Spetner about his artistic practice and recent works.
3:00 PM Artist Conversation with Marianne Dages of Huldra Press
Ross Gallery Curator Heather Moqtaderi talks with Marianne Dages about her new risograph/letterpress book “alitstovewithsmoke” along with other works.
3:30 PM Letterpress at Common Press with Mary Tasillo
Join us for a tour of Common Press, the letterpress studio at the University of Pennsylvania. Director Mary Tasillo will walk through how a print is made on the Vandercook.
5:00 PM Behind a Mask: The Process of Handmade Pandemic Masks with BSMT Press
Tune in and watch as BSMT Founders Sarah and Ben take you behind the scenes of their latest collaborative piece of necessary apparel. This short video covers the conception, design, printing, and construction of our latest hand printed face mask.
5:30 PM Animation Happy hour!
5:31 PM Linoleum block printing with Kariebi Andrews Studios LLC
Watch An abstract linoleum block print take shape in this Kariebi Andrews Studios LLC animation by Tarilayefa Nanakumo.
5:32 PM Stop motion animations by artist Nicole Rodrigues
Artist Nicole Rodrigues’ work comes to life in their stop motion animations.
7:00 PM Tetris Effect Livestream with Josh Graupera
Watch josh graupera play Tetris Effect on Twitch! $5 suggested donation to view. All proceeds go to Amistad Law Project. josh has been playing Tetris for 25 years and is fine at it. He recently trained for this event.
10:00 PM Closing from Arthur Ross Gallery & Common Press
Lynn Marsden-Atlass and Mary Tasillo close out the day of programs.

Image courtesy Mary Tasillo