Come hear how Gustave Baumann made his color print “Rain in the Mountains” from six separate carved wood blocks. Learn about artists who traveled from near and far to make prints in Taos. Discover images of prints you may never have seen before, some of which are prize winners in the contemporary shows now on view. Hear about printmaking taking place elsewhere in the country. See 19th century prints by the legendary Moran family, Thomas, Mary Nimo, and Peter. And learn more about the legendary teacher and aquatint master, Doel Reed, whose home and studio have been restored and reopened by Oklahoma State University where Reed’s graphic arts program was recognized nation wide. Click here to see the complete schedule.
Millicent Rogers Museum opening
Don’t miss the opening reception at the MRM on Friday, October 16th, 5:30-7:30 for the exhibit of prints by Native American & Hispanic printmakers. This exhibition rounds out the print exhibitions now on view throughout Taos at twelve different venues, from museums to private galleries. All the exhibits planned for Pressing Through Time are now open, with the astounding total of 630 prints on view!
Graphic Impressions and Vigil Gallery
Another DON’T MISS is the opening reception at Graphic Impressions and Vigil Gallery on October 23, 5-7 pm, 107 Morada Lane (corner of Kit Carson Road and Morada Lane). Graphic Impressions was founded by the late Veloy Vigil where the tradition of fine printmaking is carried on today by his sons, Dan Vigil and Michael Vigil. The exhibit will include works printed with artists like Fritz Scholder and many other noted printmakers.