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Workshop: Typographic Explorations

Overview

516 ARTS presents printmaker and book artist Gordon Fluke and artist/graphic designer Valerie Roybal for a hands-on workshop in the spirit of the exhibition 21st Century Cyphers. Experiment and create visual typographic prints through letterpress using relief printing, wood and metal letterforms, embellishments and punctuation. Materials provided. Open to teens and adults. No experience necessary. All levels welcome!

About the instructors: 

Language and image have a symbiotic relationship in Gordon Fluke’s art, which brings together political activism and personal reflection. He often infuses his work with levity though pop culture and bright imagery. Valerie Roybal works with vintage and re-purposed materials, reinventing them with aesthetic and intention. She frequently moves between mediums, and considers experimentation key to her process