ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
C.N.P.P.

 

“ETCH INK”
Summer ETCHING workshop and group show
in Athens (GREECE)
For artists, fine art students and art lovers
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Duration: 1stJuly – 11th July 2019
Address: 78 VAFEIOCHORÌOU str.
Website: www.athens-printmaking.com
Email: [email protected]

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – K%X Pandolfini & Siaterli is a unique professional printmaking studio (operating since 1977) in the city of Athens (GR) specializing in engraving and printmaking methods, educational workshops, seminars, exhibitions and life long learning activities for artists and art amateurs.

Its printmaking contemporary art collection includes approximately 2000 important artworks from the Greek history of contemporary printmaking Art.
The collection has been created through decades of close cooperation with the most important artists and galleries of Greece and other countries.
ETCH INK, the gallery space is located on Lycabettus hill, in the center of Athens near the metro station “Ambelokipoi”. The work studio facilities are located in Polygono, neighbourhood.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN TO SUBMISSION

“ETCH INK”: Summer etching workshop and group show in Athens (GR)

Deadline for Submission:21st of April 2019.

Applications are to be submitted by email at: [email protected]

Successful applicants will be notified personally by email. A list of participants will be posted on the website on 24th April 2019.

Total tuition Fee: 1300 Euros

The fee includes: workshop, individual mentoring, accommodation, Greek lunch, selected evening activities, certificate of attendance, production, all print materials***, press release, opening & Exhibition at “ETCH INK” gallery space.

First installment of the tuition fee is due to application submission, second installment before 10th of June 2019.

Host: ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI C.N.P.P.

APPLICATION

  • The call is open to artists and art students willing to develop their ideas and professional skills in print. Art lovers/amateurs interested in printmaking are also welcome.
  • Application Deadline: 21th of April 2019, at 23: 59
  • Duration of Residence: 1-10 July 2019
  • Duration of Exhibition: 10-20 July 2019
  • Working Location: 78 Vafeiochoriou str, PC 114 76 Polygono, Athens, Greece. bus station No 15 Terma, also No 224 and No 140 / 4th El.Venizelou
  • Exhibition venue: 16 Argyroupoleos & 20 Armatolon & Klefton str, (metro station Ambelokipoi)
  • Accomodation venue: group accommodation in AirBNB apartments
  • Number of participants: maximum 10 people
  • The workshop culminates at a group exhibition show of all printed artworks at “ETCH INK” Gallery space, in Athens.
  • Art professional mentors and workshop leaders: Pino Pandolfini, Dimitra Siaterli and Valentini Mavrodoglou (assistant).

During the 10 day workshop participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Create prints in cooperation with the workshop leaders and experienced technicians (at 4 zinc plates measuring maximum 30 x 40cm)
  • Focus on 4 etching techniques (hard-ground, aquatint, sugar-lift and soft-ground) *****
  • Have one personal mentoring session with the art professional mentor
  • Exhibit their work at the ETCH INK gallery space in Athens (press release, email announcements, social media communication, etc)
  • Get to know Greek artists and interact with them
  • Visit exhibitions, galleries and significant museum venues and monuments in Athens.

Tuition fee includes:

  1. 5 hours of daily morning instruction and support from workshop leaders
  2. 2 extra hours in the workshop (2 afternoons) to continue with work (optional)
  3. One 90’minutes evening session personal mentoring with the art professional mentor
  4. Exhibition of the artworks for 10 days (from 11th-20th July)
  5. Mounting and hanging of the artwork and opening evening expenses
  6. Promotion of the exhibition and press release with photographs on social media and local press
  7. Certification of attendance at the workshop and exhibition
  8. All art materials, use of tools and presses required to produce the artworks and mounts for the exhibited work. The participants will print their work in editions of 4, one of which will be exhibited at ETCH INK gallery space and will subsequently remain in the collection of the “Athens Printmaking Center – K%X Pandolfini & Siaterli”
  9. Limited time cooperation contract with the Athens Printmaking Center
  10. On departure, the participants will receive back their 4 plates and 3 prints for each artwork created during the workshop
  11. Group accommodation in apartments (AirBNB) close to the centre of Athens, near the Athens Printmaking Center location.
  12. Coffee, tea and refreshments daily in the workshop
  13. Daily lunch meal at an exclusive “Taverna” (special food requirements are to be announced in advance)

Insurance for the participants of the Summer ETCH INK workshop and group show in Athens (GR) 2019 is in the responsibility of each participant.  The “Athens Printmaking Center” takes all measures for the smooth and safe running of the program, supports and ensures the daily operation of the workshop but does not take any responsibility for any accidents which might occur.

***** The oxidation of the etching plates is done with nitric acid.

Application form –

  • Resume of CV
  • Link to personal web site or any social media page/account
  • Images of artworks (10 pieces -jpg maximum 2 MB/each)
  • Copy of the bank receipt of the first deposit of 650€ for the tuition fee

Applications will be accepted on a priority basis

 

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER  –  PANDOLFINI   &   SIATERLI
recommends for this summer a three day copper engraving seminar
for beginners and advanced printmakers
19, 20, 21 Αugust 2017,  (10.00-15.00)

 

Chronis Botsoglou, 2003 Ink, sugar & aquatint, 2 plates.

 

Starting from Saturday 19 August,
and for three consecutive days,
we organize and intensive seminar lesson at the studio.
Fifteen hours,  in three morning meetings
(10.00 – 15.00)
 
deticated to copper engraving,
and print on copper paper.

Panayiotis Tetsis, 1981 Etching & Aquatint, 4 plates.

 

 After looking to original prints of the same printmaking techniques form Greek printmakers we suggest you to draw, engrave, and etch with the following techniques:
ETCHING, AQUATINTINK & SUGAR
 then we PRINT proofs, and do some more process until the final print, bon a tirer.
We also recommend to make prints with Chine Collé.

In 15 hours the participants will make one engraving metal plate 30×40 cm or two plates 20×30 cm.

The Participation Fee for three days  is  180 euros
and includes all the materials, tools and consumables. 

A certificate of participation is given after the end of the seminar.

 

For More information and registration, contact: 

mobile: 0030 6938 786 293, Tel.: 0030 210 3303436,

 e mail: [email protected]_printmaking.com,  [email protected]

 78 Vafeiochoriou str.,(Polygono- Gyzi) Αthens

Trolley 15 terminal  & bus. 224 or 140  4th station Venizelou,

 

1977-2017

Athens Printmaking Art Center PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
78 Vafeiochoriou str. – 114 76 – Athens – Tel.: +30 210 3303436
www.athens-printmaking.com | email: [email protected]

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Exhibition in ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF ATHENS

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ITALIAN ARTISTS ΄70 ,΄80
in the Archive Collection of ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER
PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI

 

The Athens Printmaking Art Center- Pandolfini & Siaterli continue its way to support the printmaking expression and its diffusion and exhibits a series of artwork by Italian artists, who cooperated with the workshop from the 70’s and 80’s. Exhibition is held at the Italian Cultural Institute continuing their long term collaboration. In its exhibition space are presented engravings of 44 Italian artists mostly etchings.

The exhibition is organized as part of the “Print Fest”, a big event of printmaking in Athens, co-organized from the Munincipality of Athens and the Greek Printmakers Union. The catalogue text wrote by Bruno Bandini art theoretician and professor in School of Fine Arts of Bologna in the history of art .

 

LEONI MARIO AUTORITRATTO acquaf. 70X50 1966   LEONI MARIO 100X70 acquaf
   Leoni Mario, 1966                       Leoni Mario

 

Italian Artists in the collection K%X
ARTIBANI, BECCARI, BENTINI, BERTOZZI, BOSCHINI, CALABRIA, CAMPUS, CANDINI, CHECCHI, CORBARA, DI MARCO, DI STEFANO, FERRANTI, FERRARI, FIORAVANTI, FRANCHI, FRANCHI, GANNA, GREEN, GRASSITELLI, GUERRA, LEON CARLO, LEONI MARIO, MILANESE, MORΙ, ΟRIOLI, PANDOLFINI, PERNICE, POGGESCHI, PULINI,QUINTILI, SBANO, SCARABELLI, SERAFINI, SIATERLI, SOLENDO, SUGHI, TAVANTI, TERZIARI, VERGHERIO, VESPIGNANI, VISANI.

Opening: 2 March 2016 at 19:00 

Duration: 2-22 March
Visiting hours: Monday- Friday 11.00-17.00, Saturday 11.00- 13.30

ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF ATHENS,
47, Patission [28 Oktovriou] – 10433- Athens Greece, T. 210 5242646, 210 5242674.

www.iicatene.esteri.it[email protected]

www.facebook.com/IICAtene

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Dear friends,

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
Wishes you a Happy and creative New Year
and recommends a series of six 4 hour seminars
for three interesting printmaking techniques.

Each technique will be completed in two meetings so you can have a better knowledge of the printmaking procedure and the printing process.

Our meetings are scheduled for
Saturdays  6, 13, 20, 27  February, 5  March
and a  Sunday that will be proposed from the participants,
from  11:00 until 15:00.

The techniques we suggest are:
aquatint combined with ink and sugar, and soft ground in all its forms.
The third technique will be  decided from the participants
after discussion and as a result  from our proposals.

The cost of the seminars will be
35 euro each class with the commitment
from the participants that will follow all classes.

The cost includes materials and paper for two prints.

Please show your interest until Tuesday 2 February,
so we will be able to make the group.

For more information and registration contact:
+30 210 33 034 36, 6938-786293
or at the e-mail address: [email protected]–printmaking.com 


( 78 Vafeiochoriou str. Polygono-Athens,
departure of troley line 15 and bus lines  224, 140)

 

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1977-2015

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
78 Vafeiochoriou str., – 114 76 – Athens – Tel.: +30 210 3303436
www.athens-printmaking.com | email: [email protected]

Τhe ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
recommends for autumn 2015, four weekend seminars about:

Printmaking & Art Prints.

The courses are for those who are  involved with visual arts and are interested mostly in printmaking. The participants will have the opportunity to learn the initial approaches of printmaking techniques, to know the work of contemporary and European artists and make their own original engravings.

  The suggested dates, days and time (with the possibility of a different schedule depending on the needs of the group)

Saturday 7 November,  10:00-14:30 
& Sunday 8 November, 10:00-14:30 
Intaglio Α΄- ETCHING (9 hours)

Saturday 14 November,  10:00-14:30
& Sunday 15 November,, 10:00-14:30  
Intaglio Β΄- TECHNIQUE: AQUATINT (9 hours)

Saturday 21 November,  10:00-14:30 
& Sunday 22 November, 10:00-14:30
Intaglio C΄- TECHNIQUE: INK & SUGAR (9 hours) 

Saturday 28 November10:00-14:30
& Saturday 29 November,10:00-14:30 
Intaglio C΄- TECHNIQUE: SOFT GROUND (9 hours) 

PARTICIPATION FEES
80 euros for two days (includes materials, tools and equipment).  For more information and registration contact: 210 33 034 36, 6938-786293 or at the e-mail address:
info@athensprintmaking.com 


 

IMG_1792   IMG_1817 etching of Judy Atwood

  ANALYTICAL

The participants should have prepared a drawing with ink or very fine marker (0,2mm).

1st WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods Α΄- ETCHING
Brief introduction to printmaking and examples of artist’s work,  preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm), apply metal plate with varnish, transfer of drawing, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total).)

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2nd WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods B’: AQUATINT  TECHNIQUE
Introduction about the technique and examples of artist’s work, preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm), drawing before engraving. Ink and Sugar technique, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion for tonal gradations, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total).)

IMG_1778    IMG_1834

3nd WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods B’: INK & SUGAR TECHNIQUE
Introduction about the technique and examples of artist’s work, preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm), drawing before engraving. Ink and Sugar technique, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion for tonal gradations, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total)

IMG_1759    IMG_1758
4th WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods C’: SOFT GROUND TECHNIQUE
Introduction about the technique and examples of artist’s work, preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm) drawing before engraving. Softground technique, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion for tonal gradients, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total).

Please note that each course is autonomous and that each artist will create complete engravings during the seminar and take two copies at the end of the course.

 

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1977-2015

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
78 Vafeiochoriou str., – 114 76 – Athens – Tel.: +30 210 3303436
www.athens-printmaking.com | email: [email protected]


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Artwork of Maria Ziaka.

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
Saturday 23 May 18.00- 24.00
NBG ISTORICAL ARCHIVE
Diomides Palace,  146, Tritis Septembriou Str.

This two exhibitions of Athens Printmaking Art Center “PRINTMAKING VOCABULARIES” and “ON TO THE FILE” are taking place at NBG Historical Archive. The exhibitions organized in conjunction with the International Museum Day and accompanied the very interesting exhibition of the archive of ASPIOTI-ELKA the oldest Greek printing company.

In the “PRINTMAKING VOCABULARIES” the artwork is selected according to the printmaking techniques and are derived from the “prints archive” of Athens Printmaking Art Center. Through the series of artworks of important artists youcan see a big part of the route of Modern Greek Printmaking. There you can see artworks of: Rena Αnnousi, Αristides Vlassis, Dimitris Geros Panayiotis Gravalos, Kostas Grammatopoulos, Iris Drakouli, Manolis Zacharioudakis, Maria Ziaka, Opy Zouni, Popi Zoidi, Thodoros, Lizzie Kalligas, Vlassis Kaniaris, Christos Karras, Vaso Katraki, Anastasia Konstadakou, Gudrun von Leitner, Anna Mendrinou, Christos Markides , Yiorgos Milios, Yiorgos Moschos, Chronis Botsoglou, Dimitris Mitaras, Thododros Delis, Labros Orfanos, Eleni Panagidou, Pino Pandolfini, Nestoras Papanikolopoulos, Spiridoula Politi, Voula Priovolou, Harris Savvides, Roubina Sarellakou, Dimitra Siaterli, Yiannis Spiropoulos, Nikos Stefanou, Panagiotis Tetsis, Alekos Fasianos, Hambis (Tsaggaris).

 

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Artworks of Lizzie Kalligas and Theodoros.

The exhibition “ON TO THE FILE” is a printmaking installation on the entrance of Diomedes Palace with artworks of Αnastasia Κonstantakou, Dimitra Siaterli, Μagda Τammam and Florance Christakis.Their work linking and commenting the exhibits of the NBG Historical Archive with the current social condition. The exhibitions are curated by historean – museologist Maria Lembesis together with Myrto Voulelis and Anthi Theodoropoulou and the text of the exhibition is written by Nelli Kyriazis.

The exhibitions accompanied educational programs curated by Maria Lempesi.

Free entrance.

Metro line 1 ,  station: Victoria Sq.)
Contact Number: 210.8807.799

Visiting Hours: Morning: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10.00-13.00
Evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 17.00-20.00, Sunday: 12.00-15.00

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Artwork by Anna Mendrinou.

The Athens Printmaking Art Center, is continuing its effort to support the printmaking expression and its diffusion into society. In collaboration with the National Bank of Greece Historical Archive, organizes an exhibition of its partner artists, in a place that accepts daily visitors as well as coordinated visits from school teams that learn and work in very interesting educational programs
with historian-museologist Maria Lempesi.

Two exhibitions are taking place at the same time  in Diomides Palace (146, tritis septemvriou str., Athens) from 9 May until 4 June 2015, in conjunction with the International Museum Day. Exhibitions are titled PRINTMAKING VOCABULARIES” and “ON THE FILE” and prefaced by Nelly Kyriazis in the opening night on Saturday, June 9, 2015 at 19:00 pm.

ΚΑΤΡΑΚΗ ΒΑΣΩ 03 IRIS DRAKOULI GATA stampa 2013 (3)
Artwork by Vaso Katraki and Iris Drakouli.

In the “PRINTMAKING VOCABULARIES” the artwork is selected according to the printmaking techniques and are derived from the “prints archive” of Athens Printmaking Art Center. Through the series of artworks of important artists you can see a big part of the route of Modern Greek Printmaking.

XRONHS 1997, ΑΥΤΟΠΡΟΣΩΠΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ, μαύρη τεχνική KANIARIS VLASSIS,BILD,2006,50X35,T30 copy

Artwork by Chronis Botsoglou and Vlassis Kaniaris.

 

At the entrance of Diomides Palace we present “ON THE FILE”,
with installations of the artists, Anastasia Konstandakou, Dimitra Siaterli, Magda Tammam and Florance Christakis, linking and commenting the exhibits of the NBG Historical Archive with the current social condition.

GUDRUN VON LEITNER
Artwork by Gudrun von Leitner.

 

Free entrance.
Contact Number: 210.8807.799

Opening: Saturday 9 May 2015, 19.00 pm

Duration: from 9 Μay until 4 June

Visiting Hours: Morning: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10.00-13.00

Evenings: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 17.00-20.00, Sunday: 12.00-15.00

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The SOFTGROUND technique  course will be held
on  Saturday 7 March from  10:00 until 15:00.

and the LINOCUT course will be held 
on Sunday 15 March from 10:00 until 15:00.
 
PARTICIPATION FEES
for every course 50 euros (includes materials, tools and equipment).
 For more information and registration contact the phone numbers: 
210 33 034 36, 6938-786293, 69732-32298
or at the e-mail address: [email protected][email protected]

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1977-2015

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
78 Vafeiochoriou str., – 114 76 – Athens – Tel.: +30 210 3303436
www.athens-printmaking.com | email: [email protected]

A PRINTMAKING PROJECT IN THE OTE MUSEUM

A weekend full of printmaking for the visiting children of the OTE museum.

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The ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI in collaboration with the ΟΤΕ MUSEUM   (Nea Kifissia) together with the museum educator Stacy Ventura. They organized two morning workshops, where the small visitors of the museum could observe the exhibits, make a drawing of the one they liked most, make an etching of their drawing and print it in the press. Everyone left the museum very excited holding their first engraving copy in their hands.

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The ETCHING course will be held
on Sunday 8 February from 10:00 until 15:00.
Participation fees 50 euros.
Please have with you a drawing made with ink or very fine marker (0.2mm) with a size of 17×25 cm.

We will see you there.

 


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1977-2015

ΚΕΝΤΡΟ ΧΑΡΑΚΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ PANDOLFINI & ΣΙΑΤΕΡΛΗ
Βαφειοχωρίου 78 – 114 76 – Αθήνα – Tηλ.: +30 210 3303436
www.athens-printmaking.com | email: [email protected]