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Block Printing Demonstration with Speedball Demo Artist, Maureen Da Silva
January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In a FREE, open-to-the-public event, Maureen Da Silva will be demonstrating the fundamentals of block printing utilizing a range of Speedball products. Come by to print and talk shop with one of Speedball’s Demo Artists!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Maureen Da Silva, is the Managing Director of the inPrint Collective, a Toronto-based not-for-profit artist group she helped found, and with whom she is is always loudly and proudly sharing her love of lithography, screenprint and other print media. A 2008 graduate of York University’s B.F.A program, Maureen has also completed her Masters of Arts at the University of Toronto (2009). Her research in her Women and Gender Studies Master’s program focused on inclusive politics within feminist art collectives. She has since also obtained a Certificate in Museum Studies from the Ontario Museum Association (2013). Maureen follows her passion with feminism and art by participating in the committee for the Feminist Art Collective (Toronto). Maureen also works at the Art Gallery of Ontario as an Education Officer for both youth and adult programs. She has received two Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grants in 2015 and 2018. Her own practice in feminism and printmaking, as well as the artistic wealth of her print community has inspired Maureen to (hopefully) a lifetime of creativity.