Juror Jim Dine has selected 149 prints by 105 artists from 2064 entries prints for the 2011 North American Print Biennial, one of the major print reviews held in the United States. The 2011 Biennial features prints created in traditional print processes that include lithography, woodcut, linocut, etching, mezzotint and screen printing, as well as works produced in new or experimental media such as digital, collage, artist books, and 3-dimensional constructions. The 2011 North American Print Biennial will appear in the first floor galleries of the Danforth Museum of Art.
The Arches Student Print Show, a companion to the 2011 North American Print Biennial, will appear in second floor galleries of the Danforth Museum School. Starting In 1999, this companion exhibition expands the scope of Biennial activities to include printmaking from more than 20 New England colleges and universities. Sponsored by the Arches Paper Company, this show not only acquaints the public with emerging printmakers, but also gives students an opportunity to exhibit with some of our country’s most renowned artists.