Martha Street Studio — News

Manitoba
Printmakers
Association


11 Martha Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1A2


printmakers@mymts.net
204 779 6253


10 - 5 Monday to Friday
Noon - 5 first Saturdays

News


BookMaking Starts Wednesday November 5!  Still a few seats left!


Don't miss out, register now!  

There are only a few spots left in BOOKMAKING, call now to hold your spot!

Click on our Education Page for course description and registration information.


Crafter’s Screen Printing Workshop with Roy Liang - Registration now open!


Two-day Intensive Screen Printing Workshop for Crafters

w/Roy Liang

Saturday December 6 & Sunday December 7, 11-4 each day

$125 (+ MPA membership*)

 

Are you a creative person making amazing merchandise, but don't know how to package it? Do you want to save on costs by printing your own packaging, or improve your current promotional design? If so, this workshop is for you! Using basic screenprinting techniques, we will focus on the basics of printing on plain brown paper bags, tags and labels. Experiment printing on cloth ribbon, leather, and more. Please come with a sample of your merchandise and a desire to cooperate and share ideas with your fellow classmates. This is a beginner class and basic knowledge of Photoshop is beneficial. Basic supplies (ink, paper, paper bags) supplied but students are encouraged to bring their own supplies as well (leather scraps, ribbon, etc.).   

 

Roy Liang has been crafting for a very long time but things turned around for him for the better after he took a screening printing course at Martha Street in 2006. He participates in local craft sales.

 

Click on our Education Page for registration information.


Exhibition: MAKING OUR MARK

Image by Jesse Turner, untitled, etching on copper, 2014


October 24th, 2014 to November 28th, 2014
Opening: October 24th, 5-8pm

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Call For Submissions: Members Show & Sale

Impass by Peter Graham, screen print, 2014


Annual Members Show 

Call for Submission

Deadline: November 28th, 5pm

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Steal This Poster @ LRAG

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In 2012 Martha Street Studio launched the Steal this Poster project. Artist members are encouraged to come in and produce a small screen edition that will be put up on poster kiosks in the Exchange District. Artists are given complete freedom to produce any image they see fit. The only caveat is that the Martha Street Studio logo has to be integrated into the print in some fashion. The public is free to take them if they want and are encouraged via Face book and our own promtional emails to photograph the poster in it's new home and send the image to MSS. To date we have seen more than 15 editions produced and distributed. 

NEW PROJECT WITH THE LITTLE RED ART GALLERY

Beginning September 9th, 2014, Martha Street Studio will be placing one poster print a day for 30 days in the Little Red Art Gallery located temporarily in an empty lot at 10 Avonherst Street in Winnipeg. We are excited to have the opportunity with Little Red Art Gallery to ‘step it up a notch’ with new production and a new launch site at this unique pop up indoor/outdoor exhibition space located on the edge of ‘Peanut Park’ in Crescentwood.

Little Red Art Gallery

10 Avonherst Street
Winnipeg, CANADA



David Penner Architect (David Penner, Chris Wiebe, Michael Butterworth, Elyssa Stelman ) & Paul Butler

Originally conceived as a warming hut for the frozen Assiniboine River, the Little Red Art Gallery (LRAG) has been relocated to this residential area for the thawed seasons with a focus on promoting local contemporary art. LRAG was designed by David Penner Architect and is curated by Paul Butler. The venue has been generously provided by an anonymous donor. Special thanks to Jamie Thompson and Adapt Med!a.

We are looking for new editions from our print making members.

If you are interested in producing a Steal this Poster edition (even if you have already done one), contact Martha Street Studio to book studio time. We will provide the materials and the studio space for the production and you can even earn free studio time from your time spent in the production of your edition. This offer is open to all members that have the skills to produce prints on their own. Most participants to date have produced screen prints, but all print media are acceptable (although we will not cover the costs of digital printing, intaglio copper or special papers). Once the new edition is launched at LRAG, we will distribute the rest of the edition in our usual manner throughout the Exchange and beyond. Each launch will be featured on Instagram and the print will be available to ‘steal’ on a first come first 'take' basis.


NEW HOURS: First Saturdays!


Martha Street will be open from 12-5 on the first Saturday of each month.

We are extending our hours to provide the general public greater access to our exhibitions. We will also be 'open for business' with the Print Shop and Print Sales on these days.