This workshop will explore the basic principles of using tetra pak as a matrix for creating intaglio prints. Similar to drypoint or silicone intaglio, this simple direct method will allow you to create elegant and beautiful prints with little prep and few materials. The class will cover basic prep, plate creation and printing techniques. Learn about his super accessible technique with a material you probably have in your pantry.
CHRISTOPHER SHORE is an artist printmaker who lives and works in the Greater New York area. His work explores many types of traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques and has been exhibited in numerous group shows throughout Tri-State Area and in venues around the world. Recently Christopher’s work has been included in the 9th Duoro Biennal Print Exhibition 2018 in Douro, Portugal, and in a solo exhibition in Shanghai, China in 2016. His work has been in exhibitions at the Katonah Museum of Art (NY), the University of Richmond Museum (VA), the Southampton Arts Center (NY), Arkansas State University (AR), and The Painting Center, NYC. In 2002, he was selected to present his work to the New York Print Club at The National Arts Club in NY as part of their Annual Showcase. Christopher is a graduate of Colby College and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where in 2001, he was awarded a Masters in Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in printmaking. As well as being an instructor, Chris is a collaborative printer working with internationally renowned artists as well as those who are still emerging. Many of these collaborations have been showcased in prestigious galleries, exhibitions and museums, often winning awards and recognition. Christopher is currently the Staff Master Printer at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT.