April 30th, 11:00 to 1:30, Mission Gráfica – 2868 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 9411″
Image description: a collage of colorful prints by artist Alexandra Blum, a photo of stamping tools including leaves, sponge, and a wooden spoon, and a photo of the artist using printmaking equipment.
Tickets can be purchased at MCCLA box office during the following hours of operation:
- Monday through Friday: 5pm to 8pm
- Saturdays: 10:30am to 2:30pm
- Sundays: 10:30am to 2:30pm (Beginning May 15th)
A monoprint is an individual, one-of-a-kind print that can be made from a variety of traditional plates (metal, wood, cardboard, plexiglass, or other nontraditional surfaces).
Ali Blum received her BFA from Cornell University in Painting and her MFA in Printmaking from Washington University in St Louis. She has had residencies at Curtiduria Print shop in Oaxaca, Mexico, and the De Young Museum in San Francisco. Ali actively exhibits and selected group and solo shows include De Young Museum, Cornell University Hartell Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, Museo de la Filatelia de Oaxaca, Ligne Roset, Front Gallery, Somarts, Paxton Gate Curiosities for Kids, The Mission Cultural Center, and The San Francisco Jewish Library.
Ali teaches at Drew School and the students serve as a constant source of energy and inspiration. She taught at MCCLA for over ten years in Gráfica. She has conducted workshops and live art demonstrations at the SFMOMA, De Young Friday Night Events, The Academy of Sciences, Asian Art Museum intern program, and The Jewish Museum. She is a member of the California Printmaking Society.