Location: The Rockwell Museum
Free for Members with Ambassador Enhancement | Advance registration required by 5 p.m. August 30
Rockwell Ambassadors and their guests are invited to a fun-filled evening featuring artist Mizin Shin. Enjoy special remarks by executive director Brian Lee Whisenhunt and indulge in tasty hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Learn about Mizin Shin’s latest campaign, Use Your Voice #StopAsianHate, while you participate in a hands-on printmaking workshop led by the artist. Guests will also have an opportunity to vote for an all-new Rockwell Ambassador print acquisition to the Museum’s permanent collection from the artists of Mirabo Press in Buffalo. It will be an evening to remember as we all leave our mark!
Please bring your own t-shirt, tote bag, or similar textile with at least one blank side to print, one per attendee. All other workshop materials will be provided.
More about Spoken and Seen: Use Your Voice #StopAsianHate
In the Spoken and Seen: Use Your Voice #StopAsianHate workshop, art educator and printmaker Mizin Shin leads participants through multiple printmaking techniques and introduces her current campaign, Use Your Voice #StopAsianHate—a response to rising rates of racially motivated prejudice and violence. Participants will use blind embossing and relief printing processes to print the signs from the artist’s campaign collection.
Born and raised in South Korea, Mizin Shin is a US-based visual artist. Leading numerous printmaking workshops with a number of art organizations, Shin focuses on both traditional and contemporary printmaking practices to promote a multidisciplinary approach to the medium.
Shin’s work has been shown nationally and internationally at institutions across the United States, Belgium, Spain, the UK, India, and South Korea in exhibitions including Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia, International Print Center New York: New Prints, Wheaton Biennial: Printmaking Reimagined, and Screenprint Biennial. She is a 2022 fellow of the Civitella Ranieri artist residency in Italy.
Mizin Shin graduated from Hong-ik University with a B.F.A in Printmaking and received her M.F.A from State University of New York at Buffalo. Shin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art & Art History at University of Rochester, a co-founder of Mirabo Press in Buffalo, NY, and a board member of Visual Studies Workshop. She has served as a board member of the Mid America Print Council and vice president of the Print Club of Rochester from 2020-22.