Recent Past Events at Normal Editions Workshop

link to upcoming events
All of the events and opportunities listed here were 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


Visiting Artist: Robert Erickson in Printmaking

CVA 127/ Lithography
March 20th  9 - 11:00 a.m.
CVA 123/ Intaglio
March 21st 9 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Robert Erickson, an ISU alumnus, teaches in the Department of Art & Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Mr. Erickson's lecture:March 20, 2006 at noonin University Galleries
promotional poster pdf file

Visiting Artist: Harold Boyd at N.E.W.

Harold Boyd drawing with charbonnel wash on a lithographic stone.
Harold Boyd's public lecture.

Richard Finch and Harold Boyd with R.T.P. impression
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 Unversity
promotional poster pdf file
links to recent exhibitions by Harold Boyd:
Universtiy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University Gallaries, Illinois State Universtiy

Visiting Artist: Dan Gamble at N.E.W.
Dan Gamble is an established artist who lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Gamble will collaborate with the staff of Normal Editions Workshop to produce a limited edition print during a short-term residency in FY 2005.
View photos from the collaboration with Dan Gamble
Recent Publication

untitled by Dan Gamble 
Seven Color Lithograph 
14 1/2" x 8 5/8" 
Edition size:  30 
Signed by the artist on the reverse side 
copyright 2005 
$300.00 
This edition is the result of a program 
which was partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, an agency of the State of Illinois.

Visiting Artist: John Fraser at N.E.W.
John Fraser is an established artist who lives and works in St. Charles, Illinois.
Mr. Fraser collaborated with the staff of Normal Editions Workshop to produce a limited edition print during a short residency in February 2004.
View photos from the collaboration with John Fraser
View other works by John Fraser
Recent Publications and Editions in Progress:


AM by John Fraser
 Eight Color Lithograph. 
with hand drawn elements 
21 3/4" x 21 3/4" 
Edition size:  36 
copyright 2004 
$750.00

untitled by John Fraser
Two Color Lithograph 
7" x 14 5/16" 
Edition size:  25 
copyright 2004

untitled by John Fraser
Two Color Lithograph 
5 7/8" x 5 7/8" 
Edition size:  15
copyright 2005

untitled by John Fraser
Two Color Lithograph 
5 7/8" x 5 7/8" 
Edition size:  15
copyright 2005
These editions are the result 
of a program which was 
partially sponsored by a grant 
from the Illinois Arts Council, 
an agency of the State of Illinois.


Recently Published Edition:
 by Visiting Artist: Phyllis Bramson
View photos of the collaboration with Phyllis Bramson


Object Lesson #1 
by Phyllis Bramson
Five Color Lithograph 
30" x 22" 
Edition size:  40 
copyright 2003

Object Lesson #2
by Phyllis Bramson
Eight Color Lithograph 
30" x 22" 
Edition size:  40 
copyright 2003 


Now Available: $800.00 
for the set of two images 
$475.00 when sold separately
Phyllis Bramson is a nationally known artist who lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.
Ms. Bramson collaborated with the staff of Normal Editions Workshop
to produce a limited edition print during a short-term residency in March 2003.
Link to Phyllis Bramson's website.
This edition is the result of a program 
which was partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, an agency of the State of Illinois.
Recently Published Edition:
by Visiting Artist, John Himmelfarb
John Himmelfarb is a nationally known painter who lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Himmelfarb collaborated with the staff of Normal Editions Workshop to produce a limited edition print during a short-term residency in February 2002. 
Chapeau by John Himmelfarb 
Six Color Lithograph 
22" x 30" 
copyright 2002 
$700.00 
View photos from the collaboration with John Himmelfarb

Link to John Himmelfarb's website.

This edition is the result of a program 
which was partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, an agency of the State of Illinois.

Unique Opportunity
The Press Portfolio
a fundraising endeavor to benefit the Printmaking areas of the School of Art
The Press Portfolio, a suite of prints by 10 faculty,
will be sold in three groups:  the first 5 portfolios at $1500.00 each,
the next 5 portfolios at $1800.00 each, and the final 5 at $2000.00 each
Participating Artists:  Harold Boyd , James D. Butler, Sean Caulfield , L.J. Douglas , Richard Finch ,
Ray George , Gary Justis , Shona MacDonald , Meda Rives and Veda Rives
Proceeds from this project are designated for the new presses fund to acquire
a new lithography press and an new intaglio press.
Exhibition proofs of this portfolio are available.

Traveling Exhibitions:

On Paper: Normal Editions Workshop was hosted by
Laura Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, VA
This exhibit featured 30 original, limited edition prints by a variety of artists, January 20 - March 12 2005.

Chop Mark II was exhibition at
H. F. Johnson Art Gallery, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
This exhibit features works by a variety of printshops from around the country.

Normal Editions Workshop-A Print Retrospective was recently exhibited at
Southeast Missouri Regional Museum of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO.
This exhibit featured 75 original, limited edition prints by a variety of artists, August 23–October 3, 2004.
Restrospective Exhibition


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