Theo Tremblay will open his studio, Editions Tremblay NFP at Canopy Art Centre, 124 Grafton Street, celebrating 40 years of mentoring and collaborative printing with artists. Media include lithography, serigraphy, intaglio, relief and monoprint. Indigenous artists Paul Bong and Glen Mackie will print Wunanumba-Tyler ‘Tyke’ a linocut, on Theo’s electric-hydraulic press.This work was inspired by two of his greatest mentors: Arnhem Land Artist Banduk Marika and American master printer Ken Tyler. He will then give a Powerpoint presentation of selected collaborative works created at Editions Tremblay.
Theo has assisted many urban and remote communities develop printmaking facilities. He and wife Paloma Ramos run Canopy Art Centre and No Fixed Press.
Theo was born in Cambridge Massachusetts, USA, completing his BFA at the Boston Museum School, majoring in drawing, printmaking and film. Further studies included graduate studies at Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford, and College of Fine Art, UNSW. He taught at the State College of Victoria, Canberra School of Art, ANU, University of NSW and TNQ TAFE spanning a period of 40 years.
Cost: Donations gratefully received. All proceeds to Inkmasters Cairns Inc.
Light entertainment and refreshments provided. RSVP: 07- 4046 4678