Mission: To empower Missoulian’s. To raise awareness of printmaking through demonstrations by local artist and the organization, display and distribution of a portfolio of prints, by local and national artists, for the purposes of study, research, enjoyment, and the advancement the print arts. The exchange is open to all printmakers.
Last Best Print Fest is the ZACC's annual fundraiser for The ZACC Community Printshop. The event includes a Portfolio Exchange and Art Opening for Montana Printmakers based on a theme and an entire day of FREE demos in a wide variety of printmaking styles. We LOVE Printmaking and we want to share the love with you!
2020 LAST BEST PRINT FEST DETAILS
As part of LAST BEST PRINT FEST the ZACC Print Shop is hosting its Ninth Annual Portfolio Exchange in May of 2020, themed "Covers". Participating artists will supply an edition of twelve prints. Of the edition of twelve, ten of the prints will be redistributed to other participants in a random selection process. One print will be displayed in the as part of LBPF exhibition/silent auction (a fundraiser for the ZACC Print Shop). Artists will be able to pick up their collated portfolios on May 29th, during the closing event, or when the ZACC is able to safely reopen (whichever comes first).
2020 FEATURED ARTIST BEV BECK GLUECKERT
This year we're proud to honor Bev Beck Glueckert as our featured printmaker. The main banner image on this page is a piece of art that was auctioned in the 2019 Mini Show Silent Auction; it is a print by Bev, titled "Large Green Beetle".
Bev Beck Glueckert lives and works in Missoula, Montana. Her work has been widely exhibited throughout Montana and the Northwest region, as well as nationally. She has been an art instructor and workshop facilitator for adults and children for 30 years. Bev has served as adjunct faculty in drawing and printmaking at The University of Montana and The University of Great Falls. Bev is a member of the SALTMINE artists group, and she holds a BA degree from the University of Idaho and a MFA degree in printmaking from the University of Montana.
WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEAR'S LAST BEST PRINT FEST?
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