Alex Chitty + Unison

Hello CPGers! As a result of meeting Alex Chitty at this year’s CPG meeting in her studio, I have the exciting opportunity to curate a special project with Alex and Unison Home (where I work). The information for the opening of the project is below, and I’ve posted it to the CPG calendar. Hope to […]

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Angee Lennard

11/18/2014 News

PRINTS FROM PARADISE: A Holiday Shopping Getaway December 5th, 6-9 pm Spudnik Press Cooperative, a community printshop and crossroads of enthusiastic driven artists, is hosting their third annual holiday sale. This year the theme will be Prints from Paradise: A Holiday Shopping Getaway. On Friday December 5, 2014, Prints from Paradise will be showcasing items made by over […]

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Nadine Nakanishi

11/06/2014 News

MCBA’s Book Arts Festival and Holiday Sale

For those who are intersted in applying: Minnesota Center for Book Arts and The Shop at MCBA invite you to apply to participate in Love Local, the annual Book Arts Festival and Holiday Sale on Saturday, November 22nd from 10am to 5pm. This event is dedicated to the promotion and sale of local artists’ work. […]

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Megan Sterling

10/28/2014 News

November 5th Guild Meeting

Hello Guilders! Eileen from the Evanston Print and Paper Shop has done the unthinkable and moved all of that letterpress equipment– they are now residents of Chicago and we’d like to welcome the new Chipress! Our next meeting will be in their space (and we are not judging the fact that they are still unpacking). It is in the […]

CROSSHAIR at IPAINTMYMIND Friday Oct. 17th 7-10pm

CPG comrades, I will be presenting a selection of new and old works at the IPaintMyMind gallery, in the Green Exchange building at 2545 W. Diversey, Suite 255, this Friday night October 17th from 7-10PM.  RSVP on IPMM’s Facebook page and enjoy FREE BEER provided by Lagunitas. Though a few gigposters will be among […]

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Angee Lennard

10/09/2014 News

The CPG 5 Year Anniversary

The CPG 5 Year Anniversary 10/18/2014 – 11/26/2014 Spudnik Press Cooperative 1821 W Hubbard Opening Reception: Saturday, October 18, 2014 6:00 – 9:00 pm   Established in 2009, the Chicago Printers Guild (CPG) supports and fosters the work of printers and seeks to bridge the gap between commercial printing and fine-art printmaking. The CPG 5 Year Anniversary […]

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Angee Lennard

09/19/2014 News

7th Annual Spudnik Press Benefit

$15 General Admission $50 Preview Event  (5pm-7pm) Featuring hors d’oeuvres, live music, printing demonstrations, craft cocktails, and beer from Metropolitan Brewing. Plus a Silent Auction with artworks hand-picked by guest curators, including Jessica Cochran and La Keisha Leek and goods from local retailers including Unison, The Circle Salon and Sprout Home. For 7 years, Spudnik Press has grown […]

Horrifically Obvious Opening

Hi everyone, October 18th is going to be an exciting evening at Spudnik Press! Along with the CPG 5th Anniversary Show in the Spudnik Annex, next door in the printshop will be a show of new works by St. Louis artist, Tate Foley. Here are the details. Hope to see you all there! Curator: Kim […]

September Meeting — Alex Chitty’s Studio at MANA Contemporary

September’s meeting will take place at Alex Chitty’s studio at Mana Contemporary!   Address:  2233 S. Throop Street, Chicago, IL 60608 Date: Wednesday September 3rd Time:  7:00 p.m.   Mana Contemporary Chicago is a rapidly expanding art center set in an enormous landmark building in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. Designed by noted Chicago architect George Nimmons, the […]

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Nadine Nakanishi

08/22/2014 News

Small letterpress equipment sale at Tandam Felix Letterpress

Hello Printing Friends! We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a small letterpress equipment sale TOMORROW, Saturday, August 23!   Some sick letterpress finds: Various full fonts of metal type (gothic, old english & more) Various giant metal type (not complete sets, but there’s some Stempel Helvetica in there…) Postcard press “Paddy […]