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Monotype


Monotype
Aay Preston-Myint
PRINT 609 001
1 credit hour, 1 week
Lab Fee $50

This course will present a variety of oil and water-based monotype techniques including chine colle, block printing, painted and photographic image transfers, and over-printing. Monotype is a versatile process incorporating chance and improvisation, and can be performed in the landscape as well as in the studio. Painters as well as printmakers will find this a dynamic new medium that is perfect for the home studio.


FACULTY

- Aay Preston-Myint -

Aay Preston-Myint is an artist, printmaker, and educator living in Chicago, USA. His practice employs both visual and collaborative strategies to investigate memory and kinship, often within the specific context of queer community and history. In addition to his own work in interdisciplinary media, he is a founding member and chief organizer of several collectives and collaborative projects including: No Coast, an artist partnership that prints and distributes affordable contemporary artwork; the Chicago Art Book Fair, an annual event dedicated to showcasing emerging directions and diverse legacies within small press arts publishing; and Chances Dances, a party that supports and showcases the work of queer artists in Chicago.

  Aay Preston Myint   Untitled (Mirror) II and Untitled (Mirror) III,  2016 screen print and monoprint in dye, pigment, and bleach on hand-dyed canvas

Aay Preston Myint
Untitled (Mirror) II and Untitled (Mirror) III, 2016
screen print and monoprint in dye, pigment, and bleach on hand-dyed canvas