STUDIO 889 COLLECTION
An Exhibition to Benefit Studio 889
Friday, June 5th, 2009
5 – 8 PM
At Levitan Associates 788 Southern Boulevard - South Wing
Studio 889 is pleased to invite you to the opening of The Studio 889 Collection, an exhibition of over forty printmakers who have left their artistic impression throughout the five years of Studio 889’s existence.
The exhibition will feature prints by artists that have collaborated, worked, learned at Studio 889 and have in turn donated their pieces of art; their endeavors is what has bolstered this studio. We will be Featuring Artists such as: Ixrael Rodriguez, Melanie Dunston, Charles Font, Francisco Vallejo, José Rivera, Chen Carrasco, Roger Barnes, Carart, Paul Nangle, Estela Soler, Richard Santiago, Jose Fuentes, Anthony Sloan, Pruden Dajer, Laura Cantor, Amy DiGi, Anita Antonetty, Moses Ros, Christina Hilo, Ding Kong, Danielle Muñiz, Misra Walker, Dolge Donavan, Dmitri Kendrin, Jody Connelly, Yoshimi Tone, Norita Howard, Teddy Pearlman, David Yearwood, Maya Gutierrez, Savannah Martinez, Diego Cotte, Vivian Cotte, Isabel Cotte, Luz Cotte, Don Becktel, Johannes Gerard, Anna Myers, Elaine Pessoa, and Alejandra Delfin.
The hand-pulled prints are works in black and white, and color in the applications of linocut, woodcut, mono-silkscreen, collagraph, monotype, monoprint, solar etching and foam printing and a combination of different printmaking techniques. Master printmaker and founder of Studio 889, Alejandra Delfin, will curate the exhibition.
Mr. Hy Rosen, the proprietor of 788 Southern Boulevard, is sponsoring the exhibition, while the 3,500 square feet of office space is looking for its new tenants. In helping us with this fund raising project, Mr. Rosen has graciously lent the unoccupied space to Studio 889.
Studio 889 has recently lost their studio space; this project is to raise funds for the relocation of the Studio. Studio 889 is continuing to offer community printmaking classes from the local renowned art and environmental organization THE POINT CDC on Saturdays from 10:30am-12:30pm.
All the proceeds of the sale of the Studio 889 Collection goes entirely to the studio, individual artists who are selling their own work are donating a fixed percentage of their sales.
We greatly appreciate all who come out to support this event. We look forward to seeing you on June 5th.
Contact: Alejandra Delfin