Posts Tagged ‘serigraphy’
Screen Printing Trivia
Did you know that… The term serigraph is a combination of two ancient languages – the prefix “seri” (Latin for silk) and “graphein” (Greek for write or draw). The term “screen printing” is often interchangeable with the terms “serigraphy” and “silkscreening”? It all depends on the the context it is being used – artistic, industrial, or commercial.
Sunday night (September 23, 2012) I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a special artist’s reception for the Estampas de la Raza exhibit at the McNay in San Antonio. It was an amazing show, along with Vincent Valdez’ America’s Finest. I felt so lucky to be there. I got to chat with some of the artists
Born in El Salvador in 1978, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo immigrated to Canada in 1989 as a result of the 12-year civil war in El Salvador. He attended the Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto 1998-2001) and received an MFA from Concordia University (2004-2007), and he currently lives and works in Montreal, Canada. Castillo’s allegorical