Promega Hosts Exhibit to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Tandem Press
MADISON, WISCONSIN (May 28, 2008)
The Promega Art Showcase presents “20 Years with Tandem Press”. Promega will host an exhibition of prints by Tandem Press, which is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. The exhibition includes works by artists who have visited the Tandem over the past twenty years.
The Tandem Press exhibition will include remarkable prints by:
- Suzanne Caporael
- Robert Cottingham
- Jim Dine
- Benjamin Edwards
- Sam Gilliam
- Al Held
- David Lynch
- Judy Pfaff
- Sam Richardson
- Jaune Quick To See Smith
- Art Spiegelman
- Robert Stackhouse
Tandem Press is based at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), and offers an extraordinary educational experience for students, faculty, and the community, which is unparalleled at any other University in the United States. The Tandem Press is an artistic laboratory where creative experimentation is undertaken by internationally recognized artists, UW-Madison students, art department faculty, staff and volunteers.
UW-Madison’s stated mission is threefold: teaching, research, and public service. The Tandem Press shares this mission by teaching, undertaking research into new and old printmaking techniques, and by conducting outreach programs to help educate the public about art in general, and printmaking in particular. Tandem Press is affiliated to the Department of Art in the School of Education.
Promega Corporation has sponsored the artist’s showcase since 1996 as part of the company’s commitment to creativity and innovation in the arts, cultures and sciences. The Biopharmaceutical Technology Center, located on 5445 East Cheryl Parkway two miles south of Highway 12/18 (Beltline) off Fish Hatchery Road, was developed, in part, to provide Promega employees and community members a place to pursue these goals.
"The Texture of Landscape" showcase opens Wednesday March 12, 2008 and continues through June 10, 2008 at the Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center in Madison. A public art opening reception will be held on Wednesday March 12 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm.
The exhibit is open Monday through Friday 8am - 4pm as of June 17, 2008 through August 29, 2008. Daniel Swadener, in conjunction with Promega, is the producer of the art exhibit. For more information he can be contacted through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his web site at: danielswadener.com.
*Images of art available upon request.
Promega Corporation is a leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life sciences industry. The company's 2,000 products enable scientists worldwide to advance their knowledge in genomics, proteomics, cellular analysis, molecular diagnostics and human identification. Founded in 1978, the company is headquartered in Madison, WI, USA with branches in 15 countries and over 50 global distributors. For more information about Promega, visit www.promega.com.
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