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Artist and printmaker Ben Blount, a black man with glasses, a blue T shirt, and a black apron, stands at a press, holding a red roller filled with ink. He is in his studio, an industrial space with other press equipment.

Fake News & Lying Pictures: Broadside Printmaking Workshop

Event Type
Supported by a grant from the Association of Print Scholars
Noble Print Lab in Noble Hall; Fresh Press in South Studios
Sep 9, 2022   12:00 pm  
Ben Blount, Emmy Lingscheit, Guen Montgomery, Eric Benson
Julia Nucci Kelly
Originating Calendar
Krannert Art Museum Calendar

Join us as we learn about broadside creation and printing, then tour Fresh Press at the U of I.

Ben Blount, letterpress artist from Evanston, IL; Emmy Lingscheit, Assoc. Professor in Printmaking; and Guen Montgomery, Clinical Professor in Art & Design will co-create a broadside that will be printed in a live demo by the Noble Print Club.

Attendees will then travel to Fresh Press Agri-Fiber Paper Lab where Eric Benson, Professor in Graphic Design will give a tour. 

All attendees can keep a copy of the broadside printed during the workshop, and paper from Fresh Press will be available for sale. 

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