Tuesday, February 21, 2012

power printers at our favorite spot The Crow Collection of Asian Art!

Please join us in celebrating Losar this Sunday Feb 26th 2012 at the Dallas Meditation Center. Celebration will take place from 5 - 7 pm and printing and potluck 7 - 9pm .
Mandala Press is up and running and has opened doors for us.
We had a successful first printing event last month at family days at the Crow for Chinese New Year. We will be printing March 3rd from 10 am - 2 pm for family day again.
Please help with our cause and participate in this year's postcard exchange.
We were no longer able to get coloring books into Tibet and Thupten Tendar has a monk friend that chose to stay behind, who opened this orphanage and school, which we are taking on to help, and all proceeds from the postcard print sale will go directly to the orphanage via the crow.
Thupten contacted us over Christmas and asked for our help. Since the situation in Tibet is getting so bad.. we thought if we can help one group of young folks directly, that was the way to go.

BTWHSPVA printmaking department
Call For Entries

Annual Message in a Bottle Print Exchange, Exhibition and Sale
this year it will be a postcard Print
for Tibet or “Where is Thupten?”(Where’s Waldo...)

Like in previous years
we are asking for some English and Tibetan words. You will be actually sending
prints to an orphanage in Tibet/China, who will be the benefactor of this
year’s sale. Therefore please no references to political issues such as free
Tibet or imagery of H.H. Dalai Lama.
We are hoping to have
the students for the orphanage participate. They are elementary to college

Feel free to interpret how you like.
1. Any printmaking
technique may be used (woodcuts, lithography, intaglio, photography, silkscreen,
digital printmaking, etc.)
2. Create 10 duplicate postcards;
each must be 4” x 6”
3. The 10 identical
prints should be sent individually to the address posted below. Each card must
be stamped and will bear the markings of travel and the postal service. (Do not
send the cards together in one envelope.)
4. Include the following
information on the back of the card:
a. Your name and
return address (legible please)
Printmaking Dept. address (details below)
c. Title
c. Process(es) used
d. Your e-mail
5. If you can, send
(separately) a small donation of $8 ($4 for students) to help pay for postage.

Send postcard prints to:
Eva Kutscheid
Printmaking Department
2501 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

2 prints will go to
the Crow Collection of Asian Art - Print Exhibition and Sale -
Opening reception and
sale May 18th, 2012 ( in conjunction with the museum district late
night events), one print to the BTWHSPVA Hudson Gallery Print Show, opening
reception April 12, 2012 and one print will be sent to orphanage in Tibet. All
proceeds from the sale will benefit the orphanage 100%.
ENTRIES DUE: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
After receiving everyone's postcard prints
the btwhspva printmakers will divide up the cards and you will be sent 5-6 new
and different prints from the other participant groups. BTWHSPVA will cover
mailing the prints to you and Tibet however your donation will help us out
*Please send questions and comments to the BTWHSPVA
printmaking Dept. kutscheid@gmail.com or
thank you!
tashi delek!
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