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 […]

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Matt Bodett

08/21/2014 News

Performance and Closing Reception

Next week the exhibition “Institutionalized” at Harold Washington College will be closing.  There will be a free performance to accompany the show as well as a closing reception.  Please pass this along to anyone you know who may be interested. All events will be on August 28th: Lecture as Performance as Lecture 1:00 p.m. – […]

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Matt Bodett

08/04/2014 News

Meeting this Wednesday

That time has come (even though there were many who thought that time was last week) for us to meet at the Bird Machine!  Here are the details for those who may need them: Meeting this Wednesday the 6th Doors, barbecuing and nerdy print banter begin at 7pm, meeting to follow (with unofficial, but highly […]

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Angee Lennard

07/22/2014 News

Recombinant Stare Exhibition

  08/30/2014 – 09/30/2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, August 30th, 2014 6 – 9 pm The Annex at Spudnik Press Cooperative 1821 W Hubbard, Suite 303 Chicago, IL 60622   Recombinant Stare is an exhibition that pulls together strands from Kevin Riordan’s Stare Press, particularly Stare Magazine, a publication focusing on irreverent and arresting graphic art […]

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Megan Sterling

07/16/2014 News

August 6th Meeting at The Bird Machine!

Hi Folks!  Our next meeting at The Bird Machine hosted by Sir Jay Ryan is quickly approaching, here are the details:   Wednesday, August 6 Doors, barbecuing and nerdy banter begin at 7pm, meeting to follow 4823 Main Street, Skokie, IL *Please park on the street, and not in Jay’s neighbor’s driveway. They are also […]

Dames with Decks

Exhibition and art benefit for Deborah’s Place ( by Gypsyboards Thursday, July 17, 2014 7 PM to 11 PM SPACE 1858 1858 W Grand Ave. Chicago , IL Artists design skateboard decks with all proceeds going to support safe housing for women escaping violence. Helen Maurene Cooper Madeline David Jaclyn Jacunski Lady Lucx Tara […]

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Angee Lennard

07/09/2014 Events

The Best Practices Series kicks off August 13

Spudnik Press Cooperative and the Chicago Printmakers Guild are thrilled to be teaming up to present three professional development opportunities designed specifically for our members. After polling the audience, we lined up seven outstanding guest presenters to share their insight and expertise, including Dan Devening (Devening Projects), Jason Teegarden-Downs (Delicious Design League) and Allison Glenn (Monique Meloche). In […]

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Matt Bodett

06/27/2014 News

July 2nd meeting at Sonnenzimmer!

Join the CPG in their annual shenanigan making with Sonnenzimmer on July 2nd.  It’s the usual meeting time, 7:30 p.m. but their are some wild rumors about water balloons and other wholesome tomfoolery.   We hope everyone can make it out for this casual event in the sun!  (However, it is happens to rain on […]

Jay Ryan, Painting show at Rotofugi tonight!

Text via Rotofugi’s site: Better Days Ahead: New Works by Jay Ryan Opening Reception on Friday, June 27, 2014, 7-10pm Chicago-based artist, printer and gig-poster legend Jay Ryan returns for his third solo exhibit of paintings at our gallery. If you’re interested in purchasing works from this exhibit, be sure to sign up for our […]