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Week of October 15

Catherine Dreiss’s “Venus, after Titian” on view in the “Iowa Printmakers at La Poste” exhibition.

I O W A  P R I N T M A K E R S  A T  L A  P O S T E 

This Saturday is the Poste Print Festival, a one day annual festival in Perry, IA dedicated to the celebration of original prints, the artists who create them and the people who collect them. The festival consists of three printmaking demos and 14 vendor booths for artists and collectives with a focus on printmaking. 

After the festival, head to the “Iowa Printmakers at La Poste” reception featuring works from several Iowa artists, showcasing the diverse range of printmaking techniques and styles found in the state. See works by Daniel Bounds, Jeremy Chen, Catherine Dreiss, John Hunter, April Katz and Whole Hog Editions. 

U P C O M I N G :

THUR 5:30 PM - Wendy Redstar at the Figge (Carpool with Chicken Tractor, see details)

THUR 5:30 PM - Refining Your Elevator Pitch 

Location: Ritual Cafe
Facilitators: Chad Cox and Ian Miller
Cost: $0
What to Bring: Your current Elevator Pitch, if you have one | Pen/Paper or Digital Device

THUR 6 PM - Exploring Art with Friends: Spooky Stuff!

FRI 5 PM - Four Solos 2, featuring Derrick Breidenthal - Gary Kelley - Aaron Wilson & Tim Dooley - TJ Moberg

SAT 10 AM - Poste Print Festival

SAT 6:30 PM - “Iowa Printmakers at La Poste”: Reception


D E A D L I N E S :

Grin City Collective Public Art Project Grinnell, IA DEADLINE Nov 30

Grin City Collective Residency Grinnell, IA DEADLINE Nov 30

“XXX Books Books Books XXX” Ames, IA DEADLINE Dec 13


YMCA mural re-creates Riverfront Y mosaics “They look like tiny bricks until you get up close. Then you realize it is one giant photograph, installed on panels across the wall.”



Rachel Buse