ART STUDENT EXHIBITION: Experimental Printmaking

Tue, Jan 29, 2013 12am - Sat, Feb 2, 2013 12am

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February 5 - 9, 2013

Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 5, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Experimental Printmaking Class Exhibition

5th Floor Lobby, Foundation Building

The Experimental Printmaking course supplements the traditional printmaking techniques of etching, lithography and silk screen with an introduction to linoleum woodcut techniques and monoprint / monotype methods.

Open daily, Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00am - 6:00pm

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.