ATLANTA PRINT BIENNIAL
Kai Lin Art is pleased to be hosting the 2017 Atlanta Print Biennial this March 17th – April 14th, 2017. Organized by the Atlanta Printmakers Studio, the Atlanta Print Biennial is an international juried exhibition of hand pulled prints and works on paper produced by renowned artists from around the world. This years juror is the 2017 SGC International Printmaker Emeritus Awardee Sydney Cross. In conjunction with the Atlanta Print Biennial, The Southern Graphics Council International will be honoring master printmaker and educator Norman Wagner with the 2017 SGCI Award for Teaching Excellence and a solo exhibition in Kai Lin Art’s Grey Gallery. Started in 2011, this is the fourth Biennial for the Atlanta Printmakers Studio and the second at Kai Lin Art. Atlanta Printmakers Studio will be hosting a private opening reception on Thursday, March 16th for SGCI and APS Members. Kai Lin Art will be hosting the public exhibition opening on Friday, March 17th from 7:00 – 10:00pm. This years Atlanta Print Biennial will feature more than 80 hand printed, editioned works on paper from printmakers around the world. Coinciding with the the Atlanta Print Biennial, the SGC International conference will be held in Atlanta from March 15 -18. The Southern Graphics Council International is the same distinguished organization of which the Biennial’s Juror, Sydney A. Cross, held the office of vice president and then President from 1996-2000. Cross, received her Bachelor of Fine Arts: Northern Arizona University in 1977 and her Masters of Fine Arts: Arizona State University in 1980. She taught printmaking and art for 33 years. In 2015, she retired from teaching at Clemson University where she was awarded the title of Distinguished Alumni Professor of Art.