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Summer 2018- 1 Day Workshops

Large Format Printing


August 3/ Friday 4-7pm

Instructors: John Wesley Mannion +
Rachel Fein-Smolinski

Cost: $40 members+ $60 non-member
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Workshop Description

Learn how to use our Epson large format printers. In this 3 hour single session workshop, learn how to properly color manage your files and printing environment. This workshop will cover proper resolution, sharpening, exposure, and fidelity to teach you how to make beautiful large scale inkjet prints.

Meet your instructors

Rachel Fein Smolinski  is an artist living and working in Syracuse, NY. She received a BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2014, and an MFA from the school of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in 2017. The recipient of numerous residencies, and fellowships, she has exhibited in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles, CA, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Ithaca, NY, and Berlin, DE.

John Wesley Mannion is an artist and teacher who has been helping artists from around the world make the most of their work for over 15 years. He is currently the Master Printer at Light Work, an artist-run, non-profit organization that provides direct support through residencies, publications, exhibitions, a community-access maker-space, and other related projects to emerging and under-represented artists working in the media of photography and digital imaging. John also teaches in the Transmedia Department at Syracuse University and has exhibited his own work nationally, including the Everson Museum, Griffin Museum, and Munson Williams Proctor Museum.
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Making Reproductions of Artwork


July 28/ Saturday 12-3pm

Instructors: Amrita Stützle+ Rachel Fein-Smolinski

Cost: $40 members+ $60 non-member
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Workshop Description

Make beautiful reproduction prints of your original artwork. In this 3 hour single session workshop, learn how to scan and photograph your original paintings and photographs in a color managed environment. Create reproduction prints exactly like the original artwork.

Meet your instructors

Rachel Fein Smolinski  is an artist living and working in Syracuse, NY. She received a BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2014, and an MFA from the school of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in 2017. The recipient of numerous residencies, and fellowships, she has exhibited in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles, CA, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Ithaca, NY, and Berlin, DE.

Amrita Stützle is an Austrian born artist who works in photography and video. She received a BFA in Art Photography from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Her work takes a cinematic approach at investigating the contemporary American service industry and the fleeting American Dream. She is currently the Lab Manager at Light Work, a non-profit photography organization supporting artists since 1973.
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