A master printmaker, painter, teacher, and author, Dan Welden is the originator of a safe and green printmaking technique called the Solarplate Method, a simpler and less toxic alternative to traditional printmaking techniques such as etching, which uses strong acids. Welden will be working in the Kwan Fong Gallery from Jan. 30 to Feb. 28. The community is invited to join him and make some amazing art. The exhibition will remain through March 7.
Admission is free.
According to CLU Printmaking instructor, Kristi Colell;
“His Solarplate Etching /Relief printmaking methods are challenging, creative and inspirational. I wanted my students to experience working with the originator and master of this contemporary printmaking process…my goal here at CLU is to develop a strong printmaking program by inviting members of the world printmaking community to work with my students, thus providing and enriching the creative printmaking environment for artistic expression through dialogue, instruction, and active learning with world renown masters.”
Welden has offered to create a special edition print to be sold before the print is pulled. (These prints will cost the investor $250.00) This amazing opportunity will allow art collectors in our community to purchase the work of an international master printmaker, teacher, and author. A Welden print sells for $900.00 to $1,200.00. The proceeds will be donated to the University Art program.
To learn more about the artist, visit his website: