Escher's Impact, with Matthew Letzelter
In Partnership with Atelier 6000 and Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
April 11, 2014
Atelier 6000 (now located in Bend Art Center)
550 SW Industrial Way, Ste 180, Bend, OR 97702
$21 (includes Escher poster and button)
ABOUT THE EVENT:
Participants are treated to a knowledgeable account of Escher’s background, details of his artistic journey, and an overview of printmaking from Master Printmaker Matthew Letzelter of Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA).
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR:
Matthew Letzelter is a Portland, Oregon, artist who explores his practice through works on paper, print, painting, and photography with a focus on abstracted landscapes. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, where he is Chair of the MFA in Print Media Program, and Director of Watershed—Center For Fine Art Publishing & Research at PNCA. Prior to moving to Portland, Letzelter he held positions as Master Printer, visiting professor, and fine art printer in Montreal, Quebec and New York City.
ABOUT THE PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS:
As Central Oregon’s only publicly-accessible printmaking and book arts studio, Atelier 6000 (A6) offers year-round artist workshops, hosts school groups during the academic year, and provides a workspace and exhibition opportunities for its members. A roster of exhibits featuring print and book arts showcase these underrepresented art forms for broad audiences. In 2017, the organization became the Bend Art Center, while Atelier 6000 remains its in-house print studio, offering hands-on programming. Learn more here.
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is a private, non-profit fine arts and design college that prepares students for a life of creative practice. At PNCA, students learn to better understand the work they make and how it can make an impact in the world. Students hone skills and are introduced to entirely new ways of making. Just as importantly, they learn to think critically about their own work and that of others. Learn more here.