Professional screen printer and artist Karen Fiorito takes you through the process of making a limited edition of fine art screen prints using imagery you supply. Topics include strategies for making color separations; options for photo emulsions, screen meshes, films, inks and papers; techniques for photo silk screening, including digital images; processes for multiple color registration; procedures for care and handling of prints; and steps for analysis and troubleshooting.


Two week workshop runs 2 days, 7 hours per day for 2 consecutive days (Lunch provided). The first workshop will be on November 12-13, 2011, and the second workshop will be the following weekend, November 19-20, 2011. Space is limited, so sign up today! To reserve your spot, please email karen@buddhacatpress.com for more details. Price: $250 plus $50 for materials (paper, ink, emulsion, newsprint, etc.) Participant will walk away with a multi-color edition of their own work, an advanced knowledge of the process and a screen of your images!


Bio:
Karen Fiorito received her Master’s in Fine Art in Printmaking from Arizona State University and her Bachelor's of Fine Art in Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Pennsylvania.
For the past 7 years, she has owned and operated Buddha Cat Press, a socially conscious printmaking studio and publishing company. Most recently her work was showcased at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles for the Pacific Standard Time Project.
Her work has also been featured in major publications such as Art in America, the Huffington Post, the LA Weekly, and URB Magazine. She is the recipient of a Puffin Foundation Grant in 2005 and a Change, Inc. Grant from Robert Rauchenberg in 2004.
Fiorito also recently curated Evolution Revolution: the Interconnectedness of All Beings, an exhibition featuring the work of William Wegman, Sue Coe, Gee Vaucher and other prominent artists.