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All of the events and opportunities listed here are open to the public.  Unless otherwise stated, the locations refer to room numbers in CVA,
the Center for the Visual Arts Building, School of Art, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois.   Need Directions? Consult the Campus Map.

Visiting Artists' schedules will be posted as information becomes available.

October 2-7 2017: Visiting Artist Amy Cousins collaborative project
supported in part by a Fell Trust award
studio session in CVA 129A October 3rd - 6th
Public Lecture: October 5th at noon at University Galleries
poster promoting Amy
              Cousins visit to ISU

PAST EVENTS

Spring 2017: Visiting Artist  John Himmelfarb project
supported in part by Fell Trust and Harold K Sage awards
studio sessions January 23 - 27, 2017

Public Lecture: January 25, 2017 at noon at University Galleries
 
poster promoting lectur 1-25-2017

40 Year
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NEW celebrates 40 years of collaborative printing this fall -- watch for details regarding exhibitions and events of this Celebration
 
Visiting Artist, Phyllis Bramson collaboration May 3-4, 2016
32nd Annual Printmakers' Exhibition and Sale
December 9th, 2016
CVA room 127 (Lithography Studio)
8 AM to 5 PM


Visiting Artist, Stephanie Liner collaboration  February 1 - 12, 2016

Maritza Davila visited Normal Editions Workshop to collaborate on a limited edition print
public lecture at noon, Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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              visiting artist

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31st Annual Printmakers' Exhibition and Sale
December 4th, 2015
CVA room 123 (Intaglio Studio)
8 AM to 5 PM

Traveling exhibition highlights 42 prints from the NEW archive
Prints from Normal Editions Workshop
September 19 - November 20, 2015
Atrium Gallery, Kendlon Hall, Second Floor
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532
Fall 2015 Galley
 hours are: 
M - F:    10 am - 4 pm, Sat:  11 am - 3 pm, closed Sundays

Visiting Artist, Laura Splan collaboration  October 5 - 22, 2015
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                                  Editions Workshop  Visiting Artist: Academy Records (Stephen Lacy)
initial discussions
initial discussions
mixing ink
mixing ink colors
printing
printing run three

signing prints
signing prints


Publisher's Table at SGCInternational conference in Knoxville, TN in March, 2015

Gathering of Alumni and NEW Supporters during SGCI


promotional flyer for Lorraine Shemesh's visit
Visiting Artist, Lorraine Shemesh, in residence February 2nd - 6th, 2015

Free and open to the public
 Public lecture at University Galleries, Uptown Station, Thursday, February 5th at noon
Reception in CVA room 129 to follow at 1:30 p.m.

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30th Annual Printmaker's Exhibitions and Sale
                    at Illinois State University Friday, December 5th,
                    2014
30th Annual Printmakers' Exhibition and Sale

December 5th, 2014
CVA room 127 (Lithography Studio)
8 AM to 5 PM
5 Silent Auctions!

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                                  Editions Workshop Visiting Artist: Olivia Valentine
collaboration with Olivia Valentine: discussion

Artist Judy Glanztman
                drawing with details of lecture
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                                          Normal Editions Workshop Visiting Artist Judy Glantzman in residence:
January 21-24, 2014
Lecture: Thursday, January 23rd at 11:00 a.m. in University Galleries
Free and open to the public
Reception with work on display in CVA room 129 to follow at 12:30 p.m.

Glanztman flyer
artist Judy Glantzman drawing on mylar film
Judy Glantzman drawing on mylar film
Judy Glantzman and Veda Rives discuss the
                      print project
  discussion during the print project
Judy Glantzman drawing on a Lithographic
                      stone
Judy Glantzman drawing on a Lithographic stone
Judy Glantzman drawing from a model
Judy Glantzman drawing from a model
Judy Glantzman drawing
Judy Glantzman drawing
Judy Glantzman discusses project with students
Judy Glantzman discusses project with students
Chris Hagen and Judy Glantzman inspect her
                    drawing on the litho stone
  inspecting her drawing on the litho stone
discussion with Judy Glantzman
discussion with Judy Glantzman
Judy Glantzman drawing on a lithography stone
                    at NEW
Judy Glantzman drawing on a lithography stone at NEW
image of drawing on a litho stone
image of drawing on a litho stone
Veda Rives Judy Glantzman and Richard Finch
                    inspect test plate
  inspecting a test plate

Richard Finch rolls out two colors of ink for
                      the split fountain
  rolling out two colors of ink 

Richard Finch rolls ink for Judy Glantzman's
                    print project
  rolling ink for Judy Glantzman's print project
Chris Hagen sponges the plate for Judy
                    Glantzman's print
spongeing the plate for Judy Glantzman's print
Veda Rives pulling a proof for Judy Glantzman's
                    print
  pulling a proof for Judy Glantzman's print
Judy Glantzman Veda Rives and Richard Finch
                    inspect a print
  inspecting a print
Richard Finch rolls ink while Veda Rives
                    sponges at the litho press
  rolling ink and sponging at the litho press
Veda Rives rolls ink while Chris Hagen sponges
                    for Judy Glantzman project
rolling ink and sponging at the litho press
Judy Glantzman and others review works at NEW
reviewing a print at NEW
Richard Finch and Judy Glantzman review several
                    printed impressions
  reviewing several printed impressions


NEW supports the
                Benjamin Britten at 100: An American Centenary Symposium
                at Illinois State University
Normal Editions Workshop produced
a limited edition print entitled
Benjamin Britten: Crossroads

image of the lithograph "Benjamin Britten:
                Crossroads" by Richard Finch

Commissioned by the
Benjamin Britten at 100: An American Centenary Symposium
at Illinois State University


Richard Finch, artist
Veda Rives, printer
Christopher Hagen, Samantha Buchanan, and Alyssa Tauber, graduate assistants









Prints by Greg Page produced at Normal Editions Workshop on view in Japan  June 3 -15th
three prints by Greg
        Page installed in gallery in Japan
Gallery AMI-KANOKO, Osaka, Japan
250th
        edition completed at Normal Editions Workshop by Greg Page
Gregory Page, Veda Rives, and Richard Finch with one of Page's print editions. Normal Editions Workshop marks 250th project completed with Gregory Page, Friday, April 5, 2013.

Visiting Artist Greg Page in residence: Spring 2013
March 26-April 5
Lecture: Tuesday, April 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in University Galleries
Free and open to the public
Reception with work on display in CVA room 129 to follow at 12:30 p.m.


Greg Page: Motifs from My Back Yard
featuring a selection of 16  recent works using horticultural and photo lithographic methods
Gallery 129, Center for the Visual Arts room 129, March 18 – April 15, 2013


Visiting Artist Greg Page in his studio printing
Gregory Page printing in his studio

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                            Workshop  Visiting Artist: Greg Page
collaboration
March 26-April 5
Gregory Page selects
                      plants at the greenhouse
selecting plants
Greg Page and Jessica Chambers tour ISU
                      greenhouse
touring greenhouses at ISU
Alyssa Tauber helps Greg Page with selecting
                      plants
selection includes many varieties
Gregory Page composing elements for the
                      plates
composing elements
Gregory Page and Veda Rives coating plant
                    material with prepared wash
coating leaves with prepared wash
Gregory Page drawing with Stone's Paste Tusche
                    lithographic wash
drawing with lithographic wash
Gregory Page speaks with students about his
                    working methods
students observe working methods
Alyssa Tauber assists Gregory Page with
                    removing leave
removing leaves
Alyssa Tauber and Greg Page work with the mylar
                    and plant material
removing leaves reveals Mylar image
Veda Rives. Greg Page, and Richard Finch
                      reviewing test plate
reviewing test plate
Richard Finch and Gregory Page preparing the
                    photo lithographic plate
preparing plates
Rives and Page printing first plate
proofing first plate
Christopher Hagen assists Gregory Page at the
                      press
printing first plate
Alyssa Tauber and Gregory Page printing
printing second plate 
Veda Rives and Gregory Page printing
printing third plate
Gregory Page speaks to students at the Gallery
                    129 show of his work
informal discussion at exhibition


Publisher's Table at SGCInternational conference in Milwaukee, WI in March

Gathering of Alumni and NEW Supporters during SGCI



NEW Exhibitions:
catalog cover
                for "A Community of Printmakers" online exhibition of
A Community of Printmakers

a gift portfolio honoring James D. Butler
Distinguished Professor of Art Emeritus
Illinois State University
2012 Outstanding Printmaker of the Mid America Print Council
viewing of the portfolio prints
image of the Great Boar by Rudy
                Pozzatti


Rudy Pozzatti: The Twelve Labors of Hercules
Quincy Art Center
Quincy, Illinois

May 11 - July 15, 2012
The Lion by Rudy Pozzatti
Stag with
                Golden Horns image


Rudy Pozzatti: The Twelve Labors of Hercules
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

January - February, 2012
Birds image
map collage
                image

Todd DeVriese: Systems of Mapping
memorial exhibition
Gallery 2, University Galleries, October 28 - December 18, 2011
http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/galleries/current-exhibitions/devriese-mappings/index.shtml

image of 3 headed dog


Rudy Pozzatti: The Twelve Labors of Hercules
Grand Valley State University 
Allendale, Michigan
August 27 - December 7, 2011


Normal Editions Workshop Collaborative: Prints, 1976-2008
August 6 - September 24, 2010
Museum hours are 
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 12-4 p.m.
Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
135 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

http://www.lmapa.org/exh.html

Rudy Pozzatti: The Twelve Labors of Hercules
Illinois State University
University Galleries, Gallery 2, 

October 26 - December 2, 2010

Public Lecture by the artist:
Tuesday, October 26th
3:30 p.m. in CVA 151

Opening Reception
Tuesday, October 26th
5:00 p.m. in CVA 110
http://www.cfa.ilstu.edu/galleries/archive_exhibits/artists/Anna%20Schachte/2010_2011ExhibitionSchedule.shtml


link to images of Rudy Pozzatti and NEW staff at work on the project The Twelve Labors of Hercules

Dinner with Alumni and NEW Supporters during SGCI in St. Louis, MO, March 18, 2011


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                                  Editions Workshop  Guest Artist: Rudy Pozzatti
collaboration May 2009 - April 2010

Rudy Pozzatti reviews proofs.

sponging the plate 

pulling an impression

placing the colle paper 

large red roller inking

red ink applied to plate

laying the paper 

pulling a good impression 

backing sheet over the print 

 bronzing selected areas 

 chopping (blind embossed stamps) 

final preparations 

Rudy Pozzatti signs prints, April 23, 2010

more signing

stack of boxes with the signed editions

Pozzatti, Finch, Rives, and Pozzatti 


Past Events
A Publisher Table was presented by NEW at Mark/Remarque, Southern Graphics Council Conference March 24 & 27, 2010, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Publisher Table was presented by NEW at Global Implications, Southern Graphics Council Conference March 27 & 28, 2009, Chicago, Illinois


NEW featured at College of Fine Arts display on Founder's Day, February 19, 2009


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                                  Workshop Visiting Artist: Michael Wille
collaboration Spring 2008

constructing collages 

discussion during collaboration

reviewing an image

print signing, fall 2008


Marks from the Matrix: Normal Editions Workshop Collaborative Limited Edition Prints 1976-2006

commemorative publication available now
Final Schedule
30th Anniversary Celebration for Normal Editions Workshop
Retrospective Exhibition in University Galleries, Gallery One

Conference October 3, 4, & 5, 2007
Final Schedule



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                            Workshop Visiting Artist: Hector Duarte
was in the School of Art for a one-week residency, October 16 - 20, 2006. (pdf file of poster)
Hector Duarte drawing
Hector Duarte working on a color sketch
Hector Duarte
                    drawing
Hector Duarte drawing.
Hector Duarte drawing the image on the
                    lithography stone.
Hector Duarte drawing the image on a stone
drawing on the stone
A view of the image in progress
Hector Duarte in the litho class
Hector Duarte in the Lithography II class.

Hector Durate with drawing class
Hector Duarte in the Life Drawing II class.

Hector Duarte with intaglio class
Hector Duarte in an Intaglio class.
Hector Duarte with intaglio students
Intaglio Students reviewing the print portfolio
Hector Duarte speaking at the public lecture
Hector Duarte speaking at the public lecture October 17, 2006.
Hector Duarte speaking at the public lecture
A view of the lecture hall before the public talk began.
Hector Duarte speaking at the public lecture
Lori Niemtschk and Hector Duarte show a reductive woodcut print during the public lecture. 
Brenda Mendoza helps as an interpreter.

Hector Duarte speaking at the public lecture
Hector Duarte during the public lecture.
reception for Hector Duarte
School of Art reception honoring Hector Duarte.
Hector Duarte at the reception
Authentic Mexican cuisine for the reception.
Hector Duarte at the reception
Hector Duarte, speaking with Joyce Apple
recteption for Hector Duarte
Reception for Hector Duarte.
Hector Duarte at the reception
Hector Duarte speaks with a student during the reception.
Hector Duarte at the reception
Hector Duarte surrounded by ISU students, faculty and friends at the School of Art reception.


Illinois State University hosted Hector Duarte as the Minority Scholar in Residence from October 16 to 20, 2006.
Duarte is a native of Mexico and artist who is very active in the Chicago area.

 "Arte para todos" // Art for All, Prints and Murals of Hector Duarte
Public lecture
Tuesday, October 17, at 3:30 p.m. in CVA 151
and reception following the presentation in CVA 110, University Galleries.
The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

Hector Duarte is a painter, printmaker, and muralist building upon the Mexican muralist tradition and the community mural movement.  He studied mural painting at David Alfaro Siqueiros’ workshop in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Mr. Duarte has worked on over 40 murals in the Chicago area and in Mexico. Awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Regional Artists’ Project Grant (1994); Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs’ Community Arts Assistance Grants (1989-93); and numerous commissions and public art awards.

Sponsored by:  the Office of Student Affairs, MECCPAC (Multi-Ethnic Cultural and Co-Curricular Programming Advisory Committee), the School of Art, and Normal Editions Workshop, Duarte’s residency will consist of a public lecture on his current work, discussions in classes, interacting with students, faculty and staff, and a collaborative print project.

Resistiendo a la injusticia / Resisting Injustice (Haymarket Remembered)
mixed media on paper, 39.5 x 63 inches
 ©2001 by by Hector Duarte

for more information on Hector Duarte visit his web site:  http://www.hectorduarte.com/



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                                  Workshop  Visiting Artist: Harold Boyd at N.E.W.
Harold
                    Boyd drawing
Harold Boyd drawing
Harold
                    Boyd lectures
public lecture.
Finch and Boyd
                  with right to print impression
with Right to Print (R.T.P.) impression
mother and child image
R.T.P. Impression
Harold Boyd is a nationally recognized artist and teacher who lives and works in Bloomington, Illinois.
Mr. Boyd is collaborating with the staff of Normal Editions Workshop to produce a limited edition print during a short-term residency in FY 2006.
Public Lecture: Thursday, October 20th, 2005
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in CVA room 30
Center for the Visual Arts Building, Illinois State University
promotional poster pdf file
links to recent exhibitions by Harold Boyd:
  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University Galleries, Illinois State University


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All artwork on this web site 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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Veda M. Rives 
School of Art 
College of Fine Arts 
Illinois State University 
normaleditionsworkshop@ilstu.edu