Material Recovery: Printmaking Using Recycled Materials

Material Recovery, an exhibit opening at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, California, on January 20, 2024, and on view through March 23, is an attempt to produce artwork made from recycled rather than raw components.

E-Etching: Art, Science, Craft

Water Lilies, E

Have No Fear! Electro etching (or e-etch for short) is way less prone to give you an electric shock compared to your kitchen and household appliances.

What makes a work of art great?

I’ve been a curator my entire career and I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what makes a work of art “great.” When LAPS editor Cathie Crawford asked me to write for the new blog, I thought it would be a good opportunity to share my thoughts.

The Mokulito Process

Printmaker Bernhard Cociancig on the history and techniques of the Mokulito process

What Is a Print?

What would cultural critic Walter Benjamin have to say about digital print techniques?

Pressing Together

LAPS artists created prints to support Democracy and reflect upon our voting rights, free speech, women’s rights and Black Lives Matter.