‘The Print Sale’ a great way to support local artists

This is a detail from a print made by artist Sherraid Scott. This piece will be raffled off at the Dayton Printmaker’s Cooperative  sale on Dec. 1.
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This is a detail from a print made by artist Sherraid Scott. This piece will be raffled off at the Dayton Printmaker’s Cooperative  sale on Dec. 1.

The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative will hold annual sale Dec. 1

An upcoming sale is a chance to add a piece by a local artist to your collection.

The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative will host “The Print Sale” Saturday, Dec. 1, at its studio space at 901 N. Keowee St. in Dayton.

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Hand pulled prints created by 20 printmakers have been created in intaglio, woodblock, monotype and lithography styles and will be available for purchase. Among the participating artists are Doug Fiely, Gretchen Durst Jacobs, and Kim Vito. Many of the artists will be available to talk about their work.

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Enjoy wine and cheese as a “special guest” printmaker demonstrates a Vadercook offset press. A raffle will be held at 2 p.m. for a print created by artist Sherraid Scott.

The event is the cooperative’s annual fundraiser and a portion of the proceeds helps fund workshops and operational expenses.

The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative provides a printmaking facility and a studio environment for artists to pursue their creative work. It was originally called the Dayton Art Institute Printmakers Cooperative founded in 1983 by Ray Must and Mary Campbell-Zopf.

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The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative has continued to grow, supported by artist members, and in partnership with the Dayton Visual Arts Center, now known as The Contemporary.

WANT TO GO? 

WHAT: The Dayton Print Makers Cooperative "The Print Sale"

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m.– 4 p.m.

WHERE: The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative, 901 N. Keowee St., Dayton

ADMISSION: Free

MORE INFO: FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Dayton-Printmakers-Cooperative 

Website: daytonprintmakerscooperative.com