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members of
                the Normal Editions Workshop team of students and staff
Spring 2018 NEW Team members
(first row) Morgan Price, Assistant Professor of Art; Veda Rives Aukerman, Interim Director;
Sarah Smelser
, Professor of Art (second row) Felicia Cannon, MFA Graduate Student in Printmaking;
Molly Markow
, MFA Graduate Student in Printmaking; Natalie Troyer, undergraduate student in art;
Michael Blake
, Graduate Student in Art Education; Heather Long undergraduate student in Graphic Design and Lithography; Alissa Palmer undergraduate BFA student; and John Perry, undergraduate student in Graphic Design

Normal Editions Workshop (NEW)

NEW's mission in the School of Art at Illinois State University is publishing original fine art limited edition prints with collaborative teams of students, staff, and visiting artists in a professional print research facility to create new works of art, educate, and expand appreciation of printmaking media.

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2017 NEW Newsletter

40 Year anniversary
NEW celebrates
40 years of collaborative printing since 1976

Current collaborations:
Amy Cousins
Brian Franklin
Matthew Day Perez
Marquise Gibbs
Current and Upcoming Events:
Fall 2018:

Print signing event with Amy Cousins
and exhibition of NEW prints in Milner Library

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Collaborative project with Marquise Gibbs
August 27 - 31, 2018

edition printing for
Matthew Day Perez
Marquise Gibbs

34th Annual
Printmakers’ Exhibition and Sale

Friday, December 7th, 2018
CVA 123 (Intaglio Studio)

join us next year for this great event showcasing hundreds of original prints by Illinois State University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting artists

Recent NEW Publications available for purchase
Reuben Lorch-Miller Tyler Lotz
Josefina Muńoz John Himmelfarb
Melissa Oresky Jason Walker
Maritza Dávila Stephanie Liner
Laura Splan Stephen Lacy
Lorraine Shemesh Olivia Valentine
reviewing prints
Melissa Oresky reviews proofs
during a monotype session
John Himmelfarb
John Himmelfarb-Visiting Artist drawing with Stabilo pencils on Velvet Tone Mylar
                  Artists, Jason Walker, with Morgan Price and Veda
Jason Walker-Visiting Artist, with selected impression, Morgan Price, & Veda Rives
Maritza Davila
                  signing the "Right to Print" impression with
                  Veda Rives
Maritza Davila-Visiting Artist, signing the
"Right to Print" proof with Veda Rives
Amanda Smith
                  mixing ink for Stephanie Liner, Visiting Artist
Amanda Smith mixing ink for
Stephanie Liner-Visiting Artist
Laura Splan,
                  Visiting Artist, watches the photo-litho plate
                  development process Morgan Price and Veda Rives
Laura Splan-Visiting Artist, views photolitho process with Morgan Price & Veda Rives
printing blue ink on Academy Records project
Cara Kerchner sponges for the blue
print run with Veda Rives at the roller
revealing the printed image
Veda Rives reveals the image with
printing assistant, Sam Buchanan
working at the
Sarah Smelser & Veda Rives at the press
during a proofing session
                  various proofs
Lorraine Shemesh-Visiting Artist, Sarah,
Veda, & Morgan review proofs
sponging the plate
Morgan Price sponges the plate before Veda Rives rolls ink for edition printing
                  valentine collaboration discussion at the press
Olivia Valentine-Visiting Artist, Chris Hagen & Veda Rives review proofs
All artwork on this website is protected by copyright laws. It may not be copied or reproduced photographically, electronically, or by any other means without the expressed written permission of the artist and/or the publisher of the artwork.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency Logo for the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency 
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Normal Editions Workshop, 5620 School of Art, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61990-5620