Meet Queer Artist Anthea Black in Edmonton, Canada

Exposure Edmonton’s Queer Arts & Culture Festival 2008 invites you for an orientation at the Society of Northern Alberta Printartists (SNAP)’s studio facilities and meet artist-in-residence Anthea Black.

SNAP Studio orientation for queer artists and activists with Anthea Black

Friday November 21, 2008, 7 p.m. / SNAP 10309-97 Ave., Edmonton, T5J OM1, Alberta Canada / Free

Anthea Black is a queer multidisciplinary artist, art-writer and cultural worker based in Alberta, Canada. Her projects in textiles, video and printmaking have been exhibited throughout Canada, and she publishes regularly on visual art, performance, queer film and video. In 2007, she launched “looking for love in all the wrong places”, an independent artist-curatorial project that commissions and produces limited edition silk-screened posters by queer artists for public spaces in Alberta and beyond.

SNAP Workshop: Large Scale Posterama!

Instructor: Anthea Black (SNAP Artist-in-Residence)
Wednesday, November 26th, 6-9pm
Saturday, November 29th, 12noon-5pm
Wednesday, December 3rd, 6-9pm
Fee: $135 Members of SNAP / $155 non-members (for 3 workshop sessions)

This hands-on workshop enables you to make a big impact through printmaking! See contemporary examples of large-scale printmaking by artists and activists, and then learn the processes of how to make your own silk-screened posters, wallpapers and banners for public spaces. Over three workshop sessions, participants will design and produce their own large-scale projects by combining pattern, drawing and typography with multiple screens and colours on tiled sheets of paper. Students must attend all three-workshop sessions.


Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada