Mobile Printing Studio Parks at UW

April 26, 2010

Artists Nick Alley and Laramie native Ryan O'Malley of Drive-By Press, a mobile-printmaking studio, will share their knowledge of contemporary prints and perform relief printmaking demonstrations Monday and Tuesday, April 26-27, at the University of Wyoming.

Monday, Drive-By Press will hang a salon of works inside the UW Fine Arts Center from a collection of more than 3,000 contemporary prints. A public lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in Room 111. Tuesday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the artists will print original, hand cut wood block prints on T-shirts in Simpson Plaza. These relief printmaking demonstrations enable participants to collaborate in pulling prints.

Drive-By Press began four years ago as a Master of Fine Arts thesis project for Joseph Velasquez and Greg Nanney at the University of Wisconsin and has since blossomed into a driving force in the printmaking world. In half a decade, Drive-By Press has traveled more than 200,000 miles and visited more than 200 colleges, universities, high schools, museums, galleries and print shops across the United States.

For more information, contact O'Malley at or (307) 399-6658.

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