Posts in Summer Art Institute

SAI week 1: 10 bound books

Bound to please right from the start: In class at Summer Art Institute 2014

Jul 28, 2014

When the first 2014 Summer Art Institute course hit the WSW studios on July 7, this archivist found herself charging into Full-Tilt Bookbinding with a bravado that belied her fear of being bound to flounder. But Susan Mills (whose recent residency resulted in 26 plants from the property molded into 26 types of handmade paper collated into an edition of… View Article

This Week at WSW: Photogravure with Lothar Osterburg

Aug 21, 2013

Make no mistake: it’s extremely arduous work, but the gorgeous, otherworldly prints coming out of our intaglio studio right now prove that photogravure is well worth the investment. This week we welcomed the venerable master printer and photogravurist Lothar Osterburg back to our studios for his third summer leading our fearless SAI students through the ins and outs of… View Article

This Week at WSW: Roxanne Faber Savage and Kerr Gabowski

Aug 10, 2013

Roxanne has taken the printmaking studio by storm and her students are right behind her. Experimenting with scale and a variety of techniques, Roxanne and her crew have managed to bust out some amazing prints this week. They have learned how to make both miniature and large scale prints using techniques of carborundum aquatint, plexiglass intaglio,… View Article