News Renowned graphic designer and UArts alum Craig Holden Feinberg is partnering with the Pearlstein Gallery for an exhibition on the social impact of design and imagery. The programming begins with Holden Feinberg’s two-day residency at Drexel University as a Rankin Scholar of the Graphic Design program. On May 14, the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery begins an exhibition of Holden Feinberg’s work, displayed until Friday, June 8. The opening reception on Friday, May 18 at 5 p.m. features a panel discussion on raising awareness of local and global social issues, as well as displays of Holden Feinberg’s shocking, funny and forceful design work. ... More » »
Master printer Cindi Ettinger created C. R. Ettinger Studio in 1982. Over the years the master printer and University of the Arts graduate has made prints in her small studio in Old City with the who’s who of Philadelphia artists. In this podcast, Ettinger talks about how digital technology is having an impact on her field of traditional printmaking, and on how she collaborates with artists to make print a print. There are lots of crunchy details about the printing world in this lively podcast. Here’s the full podcast interview: Right click to download 16 min. interview with Cindi Ettinger Below ... More » »
Cindi Ettinger created C. R. Ettinger Studio in 1982 after working for a print studio in New York and deciding she’d like to open her own studio in Philadelphia. Over the years the master printer and University of the Arts graduate has made prints in her small studio in Old City, with the who’s who of Philadelphia artists. In this short clip from our interview, Ettinger talks about how artists like the collaborative aspect of making a print with her. Among other things, collaborating with Ettinger gives an artist someone to bounce ideas off of and think a project through. The ... More » »
News First ever PA Guild of Craftsmen fair at Rittenhouse Rittenhouse Square is the location of a fine arts fair every year but it’s never (to our knowledge) held a fine crafts fair. This Spring (May 11-13), Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will host their fine craft fair in the park. More than 140 fine craftsmen and artisans from around the state and nation will show and sell handmade jewelry, furniture, pottery, clothing and other crafted items.