Advanced Silkscreening Workshop

Starts: Friday, 4 April 2014, 10:00
Posted: 23 Apr 2014
Dates & Times:
  • Friday, 4 April 2014, 10:00 to Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 15:00

Artists are invited to apply to participate in an advanced Silkscreening workshop to be held at the newly opened Prints on Paper Studio at the Assemblage Studios in Newtown.

Over six days participants will be taught advanced silkscreening. Participants will be shown various monoprinting techniques and be allowed to experiment with such.  In addition participants will explore the possibilities of various stenciling techniques.

Dates: postponed, new dates to be announced soon
Venue: Prints on Paper Studio, 41 Gwi Gwi Mrwebi St, Newtown
Time: 10am - 3pm all days
Cost: R1200 (this includes all materials)

What to bring: Your concept drawings and ideas for prints, basic stationary, NT cutter

How to apply: To apply to attend this workshop please click here.

About the facilitator:

Zwelethu Machepha (b. 1990) took art classes at the Johannesburg central library under Petru Viljoen, Rhett and Blessing Ngobeni and at JAG at the education centre under Nolan Stevens and William Stewart. In 2010 Zwelethu joined Artist Proof Studio to study printmaking where he is currently a third year student. Exhibitions include Legends of Culture; Active Citizenship - A Journey through Screen-printing; Coming of Age, curated by Tiffany Mentoor, Johannesburg Art Gallery (2012), and BUY POP, Velo, Braamfontein (2012).

Zwelethu is currently working as an intern at APS to the screen-print unit where he has been assisting in the printing of artworks for artists such as William Kentridge, Nelson Makamo, Bevan De Wet, Stephan Erasmus and Bambo Sibiya.