Swain Studio Print-In & Launch Party

We are hosting a print-in and launch party to celebrate the opening of the Swain Print Studio -a printmaking studio in the basement of the CPI house.

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Tuesday Night Book Talk: Obed Velasquez

*Special Note: this month’s TNBT has been pushed to Wednesday February 18*

The next presentation will be delivered Wednesday, February 18, at 8:00 pm by Obed Velasquez; he will discuss Shop Class as Soulcraft: an Inquiry into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford.

Tuesday Night Book Talk is a reader series organized by Andrew Buszchak. These talks are given predominantly by a variety of non-experts on their respective, chosen books, and followed by an informal group discussion.

TNBT occurs on the third Tuesday of every month at Creative Practices Institute, located at 10149 – 122 St.

Please join us for Tuesday Night Book Talk; prior familiarity with the text under consideration is neither required, nor expected of you.

For questions or if you have a book that you’d like to speak about at a future TNBT, contact Andrew at tuesdaynightbooktalk@gmail.com

More about Andrew Buszchak >>>

Think & Draw

Join us for an intimate 3-hour life drawing/painting session at the Creative Practices Institute (10149 122 St). This will be informal, uninstructed portrait studio time. We’ll work together to explore the ideas surrounding the modern portrait through painting and drawing from life.

  • January 29, 2015
  • 6PM – 9PM
  • $20 per participant

Space is limited so please register via email to: brittney.cpiyeg@gmail.com or call 780.909.6045

Please bring your own materials (including easels/drawing surfaces)

Tuesday Night Book Talk: Jessie Beier

Tuesday Night Book Talk is a reader series organized by Andrew Buszchak. These talks are given predominantly by a variety of non-experts on their respective, chosen books, and followed by an informal group discussion.

Tuesday Night Book Talk takes place on the third Tuesday of every month at Creative Practices Institute, located at 10149 – 122 St.

The next presentation will be delivered Tuesday, January 20, at 8:00 pm by Jessie Beier; she will be discussing Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for Truth about Everything by Barbara Ehrenreich.

Please join us for Tuesday Night Book Talk; prior familiarity with the text under consideration is neither required, nor expected of you.

For questions or if you have a book that you’d like to speak about at a future TNBT, contact Andrew at tuesdaynightbooktalk@gmail.com

More about Andrew Buszchak >>>

Tuesday Night Book Talk: April Dean

Tuesday Night Book Talk is a new reader series created and run by Andrew Buszchak. These talks are given predominantly by a variety of non-experts on their respective, chosen books, and followed by an informal group discussion.

Tuesday Night Book Talk takes place at Creative Practices Institute, located at 10149 – 122 St.

The next presentation will be delivered Tuesday, December 16, at 8:00 pm by April Dean; she will be discussing Draw it with your eyes closed: The art of the art assignment, edited by Paper Monument.

Please join us for Tuesday Night Book Talk; prior familiarity with the text under consideration is neither required, nor expected of you.

At your soonest convenience, confirmation of your attendance is appreciated as seating is limited.

RSVP to tuesdaynightbooktalk@gmail.com

More about Andrew Buszchak >>>

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR STUDIO TO RUN

Large Permanent:

  • Paper Storage Rack/Dry Workspace
  • Stools x2
  • Soaking tray
  • Blotting table
  • Wet Workspace – glass topped table
  • Print drying rack
  • Shelving/storage for supplies
  • Glass slab: Inking surface
Small Permanent:

  • Flammable waste storage
  • Paper waste bin
  • Other waste bin
  • Extension cords
  • Brayers/ink rollers
  • Palettes
  • Palette Knives
  • Exacto knives
  • Block carving tools
  • Vinyl lettering
  • Brooms, dust mops, cleaning supplies
  • Felts
  • Paper tear bar
  • Rulers
  • Burnishing tools
  • Squirt Bottles
  • Aprons
  • Mat cutting board
  • Plexi Palettes
Small Consumables:

  • Paper
  • Wood/Linoleum for block printing
  • Sintra (PVC, Polyvinyl)
  • Mat board
  • Cutting blades
  • Inks: Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, White, Transparent base
  • Drawing materials (pencils, sharpies, charcoal, conte, etc.)
  • Tape
  • Rags
  • Varsol
  • Soap/Hand Cleaner, other cleaning supplies

For sponsors interested in providing cash donations to the Swain Studio or for more information please contact Brittney Roy @ 780.909.6045  brittney.cpiyeg@gmail.com