The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Visual Arts at Princeton University will present the Faculty Print Show, an exhibition of prints by 12 members of the program’s faculty. The work will be on view January 13 through February 10 in the Hurley Gallery at the Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton campus. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The gallery is open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The exhibition is the culmination of an artists’ editions project initiated in September by Program in Visual Arts Printmaking Assistant Andrea Santos. The 12 artist-faculty members work in a range of artistic disciplines and media and include Eve Aschheim, Colleen Asper, Nathan Carter, Martha Friedman, Daniel Heyman, Pam Lins, Mario Moore, Lynne Sachs, Joe Scanlan, Tim Szetela, James Welling, and Jeff Whetstone. The artists had the option to choose among copper plate etching, collograph, and monoprint formats based on what they felt best served their practice and preference for image making and their ideal meeting of idea, image and material. Working with Santos, the artists’ ideas were then executed in the chosen medium and printed off-site or in the Program in Visual Arts printmaking studio at 185 Nassau Street on the Princeton campus. The limited editions have yielded prints for the exhibition, each of the participating artists, and the University collection.
“The Faculty Print Show represents a unique opportunity for the Vis Arts faculty to engage our students as fellow artists,” said Martha Friedman, the Director of the Visual Arts Program. “Often students relate to professors solely as teachers; I think it can reinvigorate the student/teacher relationship for students to glimpse, first hand, their professors’ aesthetic personas, as well.”
For more information on this event, the Program in Visual Arts, or any of the more than 100 performances, exhibitions, readings, screenings and lectures presented annually by the Lewis Center for the Arts, most of them free, visit arts.princeton.edu.