Panel Discussion: ‘The Changing Nature of Printmaking Today’

Posted Jan. 11, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Portland Public LIbrary, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine — Three artists represented in the “Prints: Breaking Boundaries” exhibition at the Lewis Gallery at the Portland Public Library will participate in a panel discussion at 2 p.m.  Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Rines Auditorium at the library, 5 Monument Square.
The topic of the panel discussion is “The Changing Nature of Printmaking Today.” The exhibition, sponsored by the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport and curated by CMCA curator emeritus Bruce Brown, features the work of 35 Maine artists who use new techniques and materials to expand the definition of fine art printmaking, which in the past has traditionally been limited to editions of etchings, engravings, silkscreens, woodcuts, and lithographs printed on archival pa

Artists will take part in the panel discussion are Karen Adrienne, professor of art at the University of Maine at Augusta; Adriane Herman, associate professor at Maine College of Art; and Damir Porobic, new media art instructor at the University of Southern Maine.

Admission to the event is free. The exhibition “Prints: Breaking Boundaries” will be on display through Saturday, Feb. 23. For information, visit