They had a wonderful tour of Tamarind Institute (affiliated with the University of New Mexico).
Tamarind lunch break --
are both in the Ambos Lados print exchange
Master Printer Valpuri Remling gave us a tour
of the professional side of the Tamarind studio --
shown here with Manuel Guerra
Brandon Gunn gave us a tour of the student side of the Tamarind studio
Brandon Gunn (left) with Manuel Guerra
in the gallery of the Tamarind Institute
Diane Gaston, the director of Tamarind Institute,
holds the Ambos Lados catalog,
and poses with the printmakers of El Paso
REMARQUE PRINT WORKSHOP
Then we went to Remarque Print Workshop (not far from Tamarind).
Mary Sundstrom poses with the El Paso printmakers
The owners of Remarque Print Workshop pose with the El Paso printmakers --
Jessica Weybright, missing in the above photo,
but shown here at the Prints by Southwest exhibition,
is the 4th owner of Remarque Print Workshop,
and also participated in Ambos Lados
Later we went to Takach Press, in the far south part of Albuquerque.
Aaron Bass (who is also in Ambos Lados)
shows the El Paso printmakers the ball graining machine at Takach Press
Aaron Bass gives a behind-the-scenes tour of Takach Press
Alan Takach wearing the Horned Toad cap
We visited Karsten Creightney's print studio in downtown Albuquerque. Karsten is the new lithography printmaking professor at the University of New Mexico.
Karsten Creightney (with arms folded)
shows his studio to the El Paso printmakers
Admiring Karsten's artwork
NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER
El Paso printmakers
Curator Jadira Gurule of the National Hispanic Cultural Center,
and the "Que Chola" exhibition,
stands over the El Paso printmakers
(artwork in the background by
El Paso artist Gaspar Enriquez)
Barelas Coffee House
JULIANNA KIRWIN PRINT STUDIO
The El Paso printmakers visited Ambos Lados printmaker Julianna Kirwin's studio in Albuquerque:
The El Paso printmakers with Julianna Kirwin,
at her print studio in Albuquerque
Julianna Kirwin next to her press
Manuel visited Carol Sanchez's studio at the Harwood Art Center in Albuquerque. Carol has prints in the permanent collection of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Manuel and Carol both went to graduate school together in the state of New York.
Manuel Guerra and Carol Sanchez
Manuel Guerra visited Landfall Press in Santa Fe. Tom Huck, director of Evil Prints in St Louis, was making a print edition there.
Manuel Guerra with Tom Huck
at Landfall Press in Santa Fe
Steven Campbell, director of Landfall Press, with Manuel
HECHO A MANO
The El Paso printmakers visited Hecho a Mano, a gallery at the top of Canyon Road, famous for it's galleries.
Frank Rose, the owner of Hecho a Mano gallery,
with Manuel Guerra