Printmaking production, education and innovation in the Midwest

Printmaking, Education and Research Studio (PEARS), sponsored by the NDSU Department of Visual Arts, is the area's premier print studio housed in Renaissance Hall in downtown Fargo.

Kent Kapplinger, Director/Masterprinter

Programs
-Educational printmaking classes and workshops
-Artistic Development Residency program
-Collaborative printing with invited artists
-Contract printing
-Print exhibitions
-Subscription plans
-Print sales
https://epayment.ndus.nodak.edu/C22800_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=36&SINGLESTORE=true

NDSU Visual Arts/PEARS
650 NP Avenue
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 231-8818
http://www.ndsu.edu/finearts/visual_arts/PEARS/





Events

2016
Sean Star Wars, Laurel, MS, visiting artist edition (printer Johnson & Kapplinger), Oct 25-26
Jerry Richardson: letterpress in review, Donation celebration and exhibition TBD
The Matrix, Tri-College Print Alumni Portfolio Exchange, Plains Art Museum, Oct 8-Jan 7
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct 1-2
(Workshop) Modular Matrix: Letterpress and the Page, Denise Bookwalter, FSU/SCAP, Tallahassee, FL, June 6-17
Tax Refund Print Sale, NDSU, May 6
‘5 under 45-ish’ emerging artist collaborations
· Karman Rheault TBD
· Mackenzie Kouba TBD
· Paul Ide, Mar 23
· Carrie Wendt, Feb 18, Mar 9, 18, 25
· Dennis Krull, Jan 20, 27, 29, Feb 3, 10, 16
Malcolm Thompson, Moorhead, MN, artistic development resident, Jan-May

2015
Holiday Print Sale, NDSU Art/PEARS and ADR, Dec 11
(Workshop) Creative Screen Printing, Eric A. Johnson, MFA, Nov 21
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct 2-3
Archive PEARS collection at Memorial Union Gallery, NDSU (summer)
Annual Print Sale, NDSU, May 8
Signs of the Times, National Broadside Juried Exhibition, Flakoll Gallery, NDSU, Mar 11-Apr 3 *host event
(Workshop)-David Martinson Broadsides 2015, Dr. Stephen Frech, Millikin Univ, IL, Mar 11-14
Malcolm Thompson, Moorhead, MN, artistic development resident, Jan-Dec

2014
Kathryn Polk, AZ, visiting artist edition (printer Johnson & Kapplinger), Nov 3-7
Johnson, Kapplinger & NDSU Visual Arts/PEARS, Uptown Gallery, Fargo, ND Jun 12-July 15
(Workshop) The Printed Collage, Eva Isaksen, Seattle, WA, June 17-28
Tax Refund Print Sale, NDSU, May 9
Megan Mitchell, NH, visiting artist edition (printer Kapplinger), Feb
(Workshop) Take Print to a New Dimension, Megan Mitchell, MFA, Jan 31-Feb 1
Eric A. Johnson, Hillsboro, ND, artistic development resident (relief), Jan-May
Brett Lysne, Crookston, MN, artistic development resident (intaglio/screenprint), Jan-May
Malcolm Thompson, Moorhead, MN, artistic development resident, Jan-Dec2013
Holiday Print Sale, NDSU Renaissance Hall 314, Dec 5, 4-9 pm, Dec 6, noon-7 pm
(Workshop) Screen printing, Eric Johnson, MFA, Five Thurs in Nov/Dec, 6:30-9 pm
(Workshop) Introductory Book Binding, Christian Gion, Fargo, ND, Nov 15, 6-9 pm, Nov 16, 10 am-2 pm
FMVA 'Studio Crawl' presenter (demonstration/sales), Oct 5-6, noon-6 pm
Print Portfolios Exhibition (2008, 2009, & 2012 exchanges displayed), Renaissance Gallery, NDSU, Sept 5-30
Star Wallowing Bull, MN, visiting artist edition (printer Eric Johnson, MFA UND), Sept 18-19
(Workshop) David Martinson Broadsides 2013, Dr. Stephen Frech, Millikin University, IL, Mar 18-19
Eric A. Johnson, Hillsboro, ND, artistic development resident (relief), Jan-May, Sept-Dec
Christian Gion, Fargo, ND, artistic development resident (litho & book arts), Apr-July
Emmalee Hazer, Fargo, ND, artistic development resident (lithography/screenprint), Jan-May
Jessica Wachter, Fargo, ND, artistic development resident (screenprint), Jan-Feb

2012
(Workshop) The Non-Repeatable Print, Nichole Maury, Western Michigan University, June 11-22
Lori Larusso, Lexington, KY, visiting artist edition (asst. printer Jordan Nelson)
Eric A. Johnson, Hillsboro, ND, artistic development resident (relief), May-Dec
Jessica Wachter, Fargo, ND, artistic development resident (screenprint), May-Dec
Christian Gion, Fargo, ND, artistic development resident (litho & book arts), May-Aug

2011
"Life and Art of an Impressionable Printmaker", lecture, Talicia Honkola, 3:15PM Oct 13, Ren Hall 114
Talicia Honkola, Aurora, MN, resident artist, Oct 6-9, 13-16, 20-23 and 27-30
"Celebration of PEARS: Printmaking at NDSU", Renaissance Hall Gallery, NDSU, Sept 1-Oct 20
Eric A. Johnson, Hillsboro, ND, artistic development resident, Oct-Dec
Anne Greenwood, Portland, OR, contract printing (asst. printer Rich Thomasson), May 15-19
Jason Briggs, Watertown, TN, visiting artist edition (asst. printer Rich Thomasson), Mar 21-23
(Workshop) David Martinson Broadsides 2011, Dr. Stephen Frech, Millikin University, IL, Mar 9-11
Dave Lewellyn, Bismarck, ND, edition (printer Kapplinger), Jan 27-29
Jill Johnson, MN, design, (collaborator Kapplinger), Jan 19
James Falck, MA, visiting artist edition (assistant printer Rich Thomasson), Jan 3-11
FMVA 'Studio Crawl' participant, Oct 1-2
Internships: Judith Feist, Eric Johnson, Rich Thomasson

2010
(Workshop) Lithography: 24/7: Catherine Chauvin, University of Denver, CO, June 7-18
James Falck, MA, proofing (asst. printer Judith Feist), Oct
Star Wallowing Bull, MN, edition (printer Eric Johnson), Jan 16-Feb 16
Susan Heggestad, SD, visiting artist edition (printer Judith Feist), Jan 13-16
(Workshop) Collagraph, Susan Heggestad, Vermillion, SD, Jan 13-16
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct 2-3
Internships: Eric Johnson, Judith Feist

2009
(Workshop) Direct Intaglio Processes: Robert Kennon, Culver-Stockton College, MO, June 8-19
Star Wallowing Bull, MN, edition (printer Eric Johnson), Dec-Jan
Garth Johnson, CA, lectures & edition (printers Kapplinger/Feist), Nov 11-14
(Workshop) Print-athon: Kent Kapplinger, NDSU art alumni, Oct 2
Ken Dalgarno, Canada, lecture & edition (printer Eric Johnson), Sept 16-9
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct 3-4
Internships: Eric Johnson, Judith Feist

2008
(Workshop) Multiple Layer Monotype Techniques: Michelle Martin, University of Tulsa, OK, June 9-20
PEARS 10th Anniversary Exhibition, MUG, NDSU, Fargo, ND, Oct 1-31
Co-host "Convergence: impressions of space we inhabit," MAPC Conference, Oct 1-4
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct 5
Internships: Eric Johnson, Judith Feist

2007
(Workshop) Composing Images with Mixed Print Methods: Laurie Sloan, Univ. CT, June 11-22
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct
Internships: Eric Johnson, Judith Feist

2006
(Workshop) Color Reductive Woodcut Printmaking: Karen Kunc, UNL, NE, June 5-16
FMVA ‘Studio Crawl’ participant, Oct
Internships: Eric Johnson, Judith Feist

2005
(Workshop) Printmaking: Kent Kapplinger, NDSU, Fargo, ND, June 13-24
Betty LaDuke, lecture, Feb. 9-13
Ed Pauley, CEO Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, lecture, Nov
PEARS Collection Exhibition, Memorial Union Gallery, NDSU, Fargo, ND, Sept
Gretchen Bederman, ND, visiting artist to edition, (printer Judith Feist), Oct
Hilary Ney, NY, resident artist, Oct
Internships: Eric Johnson, Judith Feist

2004
(Workshop) Screenprinting: Lynwood Kreneck, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, June 14-25
Gretchen Bederman, ND artist, proof/edition, (printer Kapplinger), Oct 27-30

2003
(Workshop) Non-Toxic Etching: Elizabeth Dove, University of MT, Missoula, June 9-20
Jessica Gondek, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Nov 17-19
Lyn Newman, Cheyenne, WY, proof/edition, (printer Kapplinger), Oct 30-Nov 2
Walter Piehl, Minot State University, Minot, ND, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Oct 14-15
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, NM, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Mar 16-Apr 2
Laura Heit Youngbird, Waphteton, ND, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Mar 6-9
Talicia Lerfald, U of WI-Madison, lecture, Feb

2002
(Workshop) Photolithography: Michael Barnes - UNIL, DeKalb, IL, June 10-21
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Corrales, NM, proofing, (printer Kapplinger), Nov
PEARS Collection Exhibition, A&H Summit, UND, Grand Forks, ND, Oct
Michelle Lindblom, Bismarck, ND, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Nov 15-20
Lorin Humphreys, Boise, ID, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Oct 16-19
Timothy Ray, Moorhead, MN, visiting artist, Oct 3

2001
(Workshop) Digital to Screenprint: Tim Dooley & Aaron Wilson-UNI, Cedar Falls, IA, June 11-22
Leo Kim, Minneapolis, MN, collaborative project, Sept
Talicia Lerfald, University of WI-Madison, gum printing, April
Leo Kim, Minneapolis, MN, public lecture, March
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Corrales, NM, visiting artist, (printer Kapplinger), Feb 3-7 & Nov

2000
(Workshop) Plate Lithography: Wayne Kimball – Brigham Young University, UT, June 12-23
Linda Olson, Minot State Univ., Minot, ND, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Nov 14-17
Non-Toxic Monotypes: for print class and FSHS, Linda Whitney, VCSU, Sept 7-8
Kent Kapplinger, lecture/demo, West Fargo HS students, Fargo, ND, May 3
frje, UNI, Cedar Falls, IA, proofing/edition, (printer Kapplinger), Feb

1999
(Workshop) Waterless Lithography: Kent Kapplinger, June 7-18
(Workshop) Lithography: Kent Kapplinger, LHS, Thief River Falls, MN, Apr 21
Walter Piehl, MSU, Minot, ND, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Oct–Nov
Mac Hornecker, Buena Vista Univ., Storm Lake, IA, edition, (printer Kapplinger), October
ND Museum, Grand Forks, ND, contract 600 membership prints-Dan Jones, (printer Kapplinger)
James Laker, Fargo, ND, Artist-in-Residence, Sept
Timothy Ray, Moorhead, MN, Artist-in-Residence, July 19- Aug 16
Plains Art Museum Mentor Program, Kent Kapplinger, June 22-July 8
Carol Scott, Moorhead, MN, Artist-in-Residence, June 7- July 2
Lithography session: Kent Kapplinger, Girl Scout troop, Moorhead, MN, May 8
Janet Hart Heinicke, Simpson College, Indianola, IA, edition, (printer Kapplinger), Feb 24

1998
(Workshop) Non-toxic Intaglio: Kent Kapplinger, FSHS, Fargo, ND, Dec 5
(Workshop) Non-toxic Monotype: Kent Kapplinger, Girl Scout troop, Oct 7
(Workshop) Waterless Lithography: Kent Kapplinger, CAS, Fargo, ND, July 25-27
James LaChance, Portland, OR, edition, (printer Kapplinger), July 27-Aug 5
Tom Shields, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD, Visiting artist, Nov 19

Kent Kapplinger Signature