BMA’S CONTEMPORARY PRINT FAIR BRINGS LEADING GALLERIES AND PRESSES TO BALTIMORE MARCH 28-29

| February 19, 2015

Browse and buy works on paper by established and emerging contemporary artists

BALTIMORE, MD – This spring, take a closer look at prints by leading contemporary artists and innovators in printmaking when the BMA brings approximately 20 vendors from around the U.S. for the Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair on Saturday, March 28, 11 a.m –6 p.m., and Sunday, March 29, 12–6 p.m. This highly anticipated event provides new and established collectors the opportunity to peruse and purchase limited editions, single prints, portfolios, photographs, and drawings by established and emerging artists. Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the museum’s intimate and informal setting to talk with artists, curators, and printers to learn more about contemporary art and printmaking techniques.

The Print Fair weekend also includes a talk with acclaimed artist, Amy Cutler, a lecture by former BMA curator Jan Howard, and the presentation of the eighth Artist & Editions Award. Tickets are $10 per person for one day or $15 per person for both days, and FREE for BMA Members. Students and teachers are FREE with valid ID at the door. Tickets are available at the BMA Box Office. For more information, contact the BMA’s Prints, Drawings & Photographs department by calling 443-573-1789 or visit artbma.org. Proceeds from the Print Fair support contemporary acquisitions for the BMA’s collection of works on paper.

Vendors participating in this year’s event include: Center Street Studio (Milton Village, MA); David Krut Projects (Johannesburg, South Africa and New York, NY); Flatbed Press (Austin, TX); Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl (New York, NY); Goya Contemporary & Goya-Girl Press (Baltimore, MD); Harlan & Weaver (New York, NY); Highpoint Editions (Minneapolis, MN); Island Press (St. Louis, MO); Jim Kempner Fine Art (New York, NY); LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies (New York, NY); Mary Ryan Gallery (New York, NY); Mixografia® (Los Angeles, CA); Paulson Bott Press (Berkley, CA); PS Marlowe (Asheville, NC and Brooklyn, NY); Tamarind Institute (Albuquerque, NM); Tandem Press (Madison, WI); and Western Exhibitions (Chicago, IL).

The Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair is presented by the BMA’s Print, Drawing & Photography Society.

General admission to the BMA is free. Special events and exhibitions may be ticketed. The BMA is open Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Museum is closed Monday, Tuesday, New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. The BMA is located on Art Museum Drive at North Charles and 31st Streets, three miles north of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For general Museum information, call 443-573-1700 or visit artbma.org

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