Saint Louis, Mo., is the site of Equilibrium, the 2011 SGC International Printmaking Conference.
SGC International is the largest print organization in North America, and its annual conference is the biggest annual gathering focused on the field of printmaking.
Artists from all 50 states, as well as Canada, South and Central America, and Europe will be in attendance at this year's conference.
In conjunction with the conference, three exhibits will be presented on the Saint Louis University campus at Boileau Hall, 38 N. Vandeventer Avenue.
On view from Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. are three exhibits:
- Regional Impressions: Prints from Metropolitan Universities and Colleges
- This Gallery used to be a Photo Studio - SGCI 2010 Student Fellows
- Flatbed to Wall: Offset Litho Project - Phil Sanders and Todd Anderson
The exhibits will continue to be on view until April 2 at Boileau Hall on Fridays and Saturdays from noon-4 p.m., or by special appointment.
A reception to mark these special exhibits will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 19.
Two more exhibits of printmaking are on view at museums on campus.
Tom Huck: Brutal Truths is on view at Saint Louis University Museum of Art, 3663 Lindell Boulevard.
Georges Rouault: Miserere et Guerre is on view at Museum of Contemporary Religious Art.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITS AT BOILEAU HALL
The Saint Louis metropolitan area is home to several universities and colleges that possess vibrant art programs and rich printmaking traditions. In coordination with EQUILIBRIUM, the 2011 SGC international printmaking conference, an showing consisting of three exhibitions will be presented at Boileau Hall, 38 N. Vandeventer Avenue, on the campus of Saint Louis University.
The exhibit, Regional Impressions: Prints from Metropolitan Universities and Colleges, showcases the talents of alumni, students and faculty -past and present- from St. Louis metropolitan area schools. The exhibition aims to physically bring area printmakers together to renew and foster friendships within the printmaking community.
The schools include Florissant Valley Community College, Forest Park Community College, Jefferson Community College, Maryville University, Saint Louis University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Southwestern Illinois College, St. Charles Community College, Washington University, University of Missouri Saint Louis, and Webster University.
The exhibit, Sanders and Anderson: Flatbed To Wall, consists of a unique series of prints created by Phil Sanders and Todd Anderson on Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's automated Dufa IV Offset Lithography press.
The exhibit, This Gallery used to be a Photo Studio, present the works of two students chosen as the 2010 SGCI student fellows.