Create your own Valentine cards and learn about printmaking at the eighth annual Print Love-In, the Fleisher Art Memorial’s Valentine’s Day printmaking workshop. The Print Love-In will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2008 (snow date: February 10) at Fleisher’s Center for Works on Paper, 705 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Cost of participation, including all materials, is $10 per person or $20 for a family of four. Appropriate for children 5 and older. Reservations are recommended, and can be made now by calling (215) 922-3456 ext 330.
Learn about relief, silkscreen, collograph, letterpress and lithography printing all in one place. Artists/printmakers will be on hand to help the public create cards from a variety of Valentine images designed by a wide range of Philadelphia artists.
Attendees can take a break from printing to participate in a raffle to win sets of original fine art Valentine cards by participating artists!
Print Love-In 2008 is organized and sponsored by the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial. Thank you for generous in-kind contributions from DiBruno Pronto’s, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia Water Department, Taw’s, Whole Foods, Utrecht and Xpedx. Thank you for contributions and participation from artists: Christine Blair, Caitlin Butler, Nicole Dul, Charlotte Elsner, Elaine M. Erne, Megan Fentzloff, Kim Gavin, Mike Geno, Rebecca Gilbert, Geoff Hindle, Miriam Singer, Marlise Tkaczuk, Michelle Platt, Nguyen Le and other artists.
The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial is widely known as the country’s oldest free and low-tuition visual arts program for adults and children. Founded as the Graphic Sketch Club in 1898, Fleisher has been a vital educational resource that includes instruction in the visual arts, a vibrant exhibitions program, and youth outreach programming at public schools and community centers throughout Philadelphia. Visit www.fleisher.org to learn more.
Fleisher exhibition programs are supported in part by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.