The CPC is celebrating its 25th year with an initiative called the Friends of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative– an opportunity to support the CPC and its programs by subscribing to a print club.
Prints for this Friends program are donated by CPC member artists and interested Inky Friends. The subscription lasts for one year and includes varying benefits. All Friends will receive acknowledgment on the CPC’s website, as well as invitations to all CPC events and discounts on aprons and other CPC merchandise.
Kind FRIEND – $30
You receive a free CPC t-shirt (please choose S, M, L, XL).
Inky FRIEND – $75
(Artist/Printmaker Category) – You receive an invitation to participate in the CPC’s annual small print exhibition and in CPC programs, print suites, visiting artists presentations, print exchanges, and a discount on gallery rental. This fee is reduced to $45/year for any artist-printmaker who donates a print to the CPC that falls within the criteria for donated prints. Donated prints must be of high quality, have clean margins, be meticulously crafted and printed with archival paper and inks, and can be of any print medium including monotype and other one-of-a-kind prints
Trusty FRIEND – $100
You trust CPC to give you one print of CPC’s choosing (it will be sure to be a good one!)
True FRIEND – $300
You choose one print out of a group of three, and we will give you a grand tour of the new CPC facility when you arrive. You receive a 15% discount on your next purchase of a print at the Workshop Print Gallery. You receive a free CPC apron or a free CPC t-shirt – your choice!
Tried FRIEND – $550
You choose two prints from a group of five, and we will give you a grand tour of the new CPC facility when you arrive. You receive a 15% discount on your next two print purchases at the Workshop Print Gallery. You receive a free CPC apron and a free CPC t-shirt.
Best FRIEND – $2000 (or more)
You receive a boxed suite of 14 prints, all on archival paper and produced in a limited edition at the CPC by members and invited artists. You, along with 4-5 of your friends, are invited to tea and dessert at the CPC that includes a tour of the workshop and gallery and a presentation on printmaking. You receive a 15% discount on all your print purchases at the Workshop Print Gallery. You receive a free CPC apron and a free CPC t-shirt.