News

May 1, 2016

Thanks to the Community Arts Center and a Challenge America grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Calliope has given workshops from Jan-May 2016 with students from Danville High School on a huge Steamroller Printmaking project. The printing event - complete w...

October 6, 2015

Our Grand Opening is just a few days away! Prints are a great way to collect original artwork, and artists from around the country have donated their prints to our Silent Auction and Print Raffle. Part open house, part fundraiser, all proceeds will benefit our exhibiti...

June 12, 2015

A big congratulations to UofL curatorial methods students on a fabulous collaborative exhibition! "The Beauty of a Block" offers a rare view into the work of WPA-era printmakers through letters, prints, and ephemera. When Keith Waits asked me to write a little about th...

June 2, 2015

While celebrating a bachelorette weekend in Louisville, these seven workshop participants chose to visit Calliope to spend some time being creative together. When they contacted us to do a printmaking workshop, we proposed a collaborative relief print, in which each pa...

April 28, 2015

 

Our first public event at Calliope was a great success! Thanks to everyone who came over to make, talk about, and look at prints. With more than 110 visitors, we made tons of Smoketown-themed prints in our woodcut workshop, and even printed three linoleum blocks by an...

April 14, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

When we picked up our Fuchs & Lang litho press from Minneapolis, we had to take it apart to fit it in our doors (!), repaint it, and give it a good greasing. After a good bit of searching, we were able to replace more than a dozen old washers (within the press yo...

March 13, 2015

 

 Why, yes! These will come in handy as drawing bridges - just lay its arched shape across your drawing or plate, and you'll be able to rest your hand on it as you draw without worrying about smudging your image.

 

 

 

 

February 17, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

A couple of weeks ago, we trekked up to the snowy tundra of Minneapolis (and then Ashland, WI) to pick up a Fuchs & Lang lithography press, named Fredrick by his loving previous owner. Fredrick originally hails from San Francisco, then made it up to Minneapolis....

February 16, 2015

I was excited to see an article in the most recent installment of SGC's Graphic Impressions newsletter about the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, which was my first introduction to a community-based, collaborative printmaking studio space. Here it is!

Please reload

Featured Posts

Don't miss Calliope Arts on ArtXFM!

March 12, 2018

1/8
Please reload

Recent Posts

September 19, 2015