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       BYO Print will be at this year's Trenton Avenue Arts Festival on May 19th!  

Meet our members, and take a print home perhaps!

The Trenton Avenue Arts Festival is a neighbor-led arts festival celebrating the visual, culinary, and musical artists in the East Kensington section of Philadelphia (and beyond).  Held in conjunction with the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, our festival is unique in that it features a kinetic parade of handmade sculptures that roll, spin, or hop through our neighborhood, starting and ending at the fest.  Local restaurants and food trucks come out to serve our finest foods, and local brewery, Philadelphia Brewing Company, is there to serve those of legal age their current brews.  Fresh and local live music anchors the festival, and hundred of artists, including us, will be there to offer their craft to you.  It's a ONE-OF-A-KIND event!

Last year, BYO Print members printed on site to raise funds for our upcoming move, and expansion to offer silkscreen studios.  We succeeded, and raised the funds to build our own exposure unit at our new home, right in East Kensington. Last year our five members: Katie VanVliet, Lauren Fischer, Lisa Imperiale, Ted Mosher, and Chad Lassin carved out special woodblocks to print, which we taught visitors how to print on our little press, Connie.



Now, we have twelve amazing members! Come our to TAAF to see prints from everyone above plus these awesome folks: Caroline Garcia Ziegler, Ellyn Wormelsdorf, Steve Streisguth, Donovan Phillips, Karen Powers, Hamidah McCorkle, and Madeline Adams!


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Sunday July 16th 11AM

Revel in the glory of the powerful rays of the sun with printmakers from BYO Print, and make traditional-style cyanotype prints, also known as sun prints. 

We provide all the materials you'll need to make a unique print to take home. You can also BYO objects to use that are opaque and flattish. Feathers, pressed flowers, stencils are great for this. 

Spend an afternoon in the backyard of the tea room with an Iced Tea and good company. RSVP via email to byostudio.philly@gmail.com. Workshop cost is $10 per person, and you will make one print. (Because of the cost of supplies for this workshop, you can make additional prints for an additional fee.)

Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop
713 N 4th Street
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RSVP to:
byostudio.philly@gmail.com



Call for New Members 2017

BYO Print is currently seeking one or two new members. Monthly membership gets you 24/7 access to the studio, shared supplies, on-site storage, annual group exhibitions and more. Printmaking proficiency a must, community-minded attitude a bonus. Email us for a tour and more information at byostudio.philly@gmail.com.