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A half day seminar exploring the past, present and future of printing and printmaking.

Venue: New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale
Cost: Free
Bookings: please book online at https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=368322&

1.00pm start – Welcome and introduction
Robert Heather, NERAM Art Museum Director

1.05pm Keynote Speaker
Thomas Middlemost, Curator, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga

2.00pm Session 1: Printing and Type – Past and present

- Richard Scully, University of New England, Armidale
Printing Punch: the British Woodblock Cartoon in the Victorian Age

- Clint Harvey, The Bacon Factory, Brisbane
The story of Wimble (Part 2)

- Cynthia Marsh, Charles Peay University, Tennessee
Letterpress and the art of protest in America

3.00pm afternoon tea
(provided please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements)

3.30pm Session 2: The act of creation – The printing process, art and design

- Tim Mosely, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
Printing onto paper in the process of its production

- Caren Florance, University of Canberra
Reading Spaces: making poetry with letterpress

- Dominique Falla, Griffith University, Gold Coast
Typism and the future of typography and print

4.30pm Closing drinks and conversation at NERAM Cafe

Stay for the inaugural F.T. Wimble Lecture "Print and passion by Shane Camody" at 6.00pm

This workshop is presented as part of the Wimble’s Wayzgoose 2018 Program at the New England Regional Art Museum in Armidale, NSW.


Wimble's Wayzgoose 2018 is presented by NERAM and the Museum of Printing with funding the Regional Arts Fund.

The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in regional, remote and very remote Australia.

Wimble's Wayzgoose 2018 is presented in partnership with The Bacon Factory, Black Gully Printmakers and Queensland College of Art at Griffith University.

New England travel and accommodation options on NERAM website at http://www.neram.com.au/visit/visiting-new-england/


Image: Wayne Thompson from Australian Type Foundry speaking at the 2017 Wimble's Wayzgoose seminar