Event: The Gig Poster Project

Harold Washington and Spudnik Press Cooperative proudly present:

The Gig Poster Project

January 24 – February 1, 2013

City Colleges of Chicago
Harold Washington
Room 102

Public Reception: Thursday, January 24th, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Live Printing at 4:30
Awards at 6:30

Featuring posters by students from: Chicago Talent Development High School, Farragut Career Academy, Perspectives Math and Science Academy Charter School

The Gig Poster Project is a multi-faceted arts program engaging students with their communities through music and design.

This fall, Teaching Artist Phil Parcellano and Poster Designer Johnny Sampson led a series of workshops in three Chicago secondary schools, guiding students through the process of designing a poster.

On exhibition is the culminating artwork from all three campuses. From this astounding selection of work, 18 students will be awarded a screen printing apprenticeship at Spudnik Press Cooperative. One grand prize winner will be commissioned to design and print a gig poster for Mucca Pazza “Mucca Pazza, the marching band that thinks it’s a rock ‘n roll band”. Please join us on January 24th for a hands-on printing demonstration, food, and celebration.

Please contact Vanessa Smith at vsmith50@ccc.edu with any questions. Gallery hours are Mon-Fri 12 to 6 p.m.

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