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The Printed World: the Personal and the Political – Amy Diaz-Infante

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019

| $800

The Printed World: the Personal and the Political – Amy Diaz-Infante

Dates: July 15 – 19, 2019
Studio: Silkscreen
Class limit: 5
Tuition: $750 members / $800 non-members
Lab fee: $75

In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a $300 deposit.


Materials List

This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of the screen print process including multiple-color registration, the use of both hand-drawn and photo stencil techniques, and printing on paper, fabric, or alternative materials. We will also touch on the elements and principles of design and how to employ them to strengthen your compositions and support your content. We will review contemporary art examples to discuss the socio-historical context of the screen print medium and how artists have pushed the medium in experimental ways in reference to this context, as well as in expanding the medium into the realm of installation and performance.

Screen-printing readily lends itself to graphic poster making and is heavily rooted in political protest art and its intrinsic accessibility relative to other printmaking methods. With this as a springboard, you will be encouraged in this workshop to explore personal narrative in reference to political voice and to take your 2-D printing process into the 3D or 4D realm.


Amy Diaz-Infante

Las obras de Amy Díaz-Infante reflejan una narrativa Chicanx marcada por historias de migración, liminalidad, y la coincidiendo práctica de la formación y reformación de la identidad. Sus imágenes exploran a menudo la tensión psicológica de este espacio maleable y efímero. Amy Díaz-Infante es profesora de Grabado, Diseño, y Dibujo en el City College de San Francisco. Ella fue alumna del Djerassi Resident Artist Program y tiene un Bachillerato en Arte por Yale University, Maestría en Grabado por Rhode Island School of Design, y un Certificado de Educación por Brown University.

Amy Díaz-Infante’s work reflects a Chicanx narrative that is marked by stories migration, liminality, and the coinciding practices of identity formation and re-formation. Her images often explore the psychological tension of this malleable and ephemeral space. Díaz-Infante is a faculty member in Printmaking, Design, and Drawing at City College of San Francisco. She is an alumna of the Djerassi Resident Artist Program and holds a BA in Art from Yale University, an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and a Collegiate Teaching Certificate from Brown University.


July 15, 2019
July 19, 2019
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