Welcome to Expressions Graphics Website

Expressions Graphics is a non-profit printmaking cooperative and fine arts gallery. Our volunteer-run facilities include a working press shop, committed to safe and eco-friendly alternative methods, and a gallery space open to the public. We offer classes and education outreach programs for children and adults of all skill levels. Our gallery presents monthly exhibitions and printmaking demonstrations in order to share our expertise with the community and to promote a general interest in art.

October 9th, 2014

Book Making Workshop

Have you ever wanted to make your own book?  Or do you have experience and want to work with Whitney Scott, a skilled book artist?  Please join us at Expressions Graphics for a Wonderful Workshop in Bookmaking!  

For more information or registration please contact us at Expressions Graphics in Oak Park, IL!

October 25th 2014 | 9:30am-1:30pm | $40 plus $10 for materials

Savor the creation of a handmade book you’ll treasure forever.

You’ll be learning binding knots, paper-grain, use of binding tools and more!

Typical use for such books are:
special gifts, recipes, wine notebook, journals, or poetry.

Instructor:
WHITNEY SCOTT, a skilled book artist, is from a family of European book artists and binders, and specializes in crafting handmade journals and scrapbooks. Her creations have been seen at Chicago’s Artists Book Works, Printers Row Book Fair (now Lit Fest), and WomanMade Gallery.

Click on the below image for a printable PDF flyer. 


Bpokmaking Flyer Oct 2014


October 8th, 2014

ART WORKSHOP: Halloween  Skull Prints with Steve Fisher on Saturday October 18th from 1:00 until 3:00 PM!

Also, Expressions Graphics' Third Friday GHOST SHOW!Expressions Graphics is going to participate in the Third Friday gallery walk in the Oak Park Arts District in Oak Park on October 17th (the day before the workshop.) Several of the galleries along Harrison are participating in what they are calling a "Ghost Show".

Click on the below image for a printable PDF poster. 


Skulls Worksop


September 6th, 2014

Expressions Graphics announces its new Classes schedule! Click on the below image for a printable PDF, or click on our Classes link on the left for more information.



NewClasssesFlyerSept2014

August 23rd, 2014

Expressions Graphics is scheduled to have a Board/member meeting with members welcome for their input from 1 to 2PM. The gallery will be open to public viewing from 2PM until 4PM! Come see what we've been up to.

August 5th, 2014

Classes at Expressions Graphics are coming up soon before school starts! Be sure to sign up today to ensure your child's place in a class learning about the enjoyable art of print making! Click here for flyer!

Contact us at info@expressionsgraphics.org for more details!

Poster for print

For full size poster for printing, simply click on the image above.and save to your computer for printing.


 

Call for Entries:

ARTISTS WANTED!!!

We are looking for

Expressions Graphics Classes and Workshops

Our goal is to encourage creativity in a press-shop where both novice and professional printmakers can work, exchange ideas, and showcase their artistry in a collaborative and educational environment. We are committed to offering free and affordable classes and demonstrations to the community and to maintaining a safe and environmentally friendly press-shop that is open to the public.

Gallery Show Calendar

Our gallery presents monthly exhibitions and printmaking demonstrations in order to share our expertise with the community and to promote a general interest in art.

For older news, see our Archive page located here

29 Harrison Street Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 447-9262.

The Expressions Graphics Studio and Gallery is located in the Oak Park Arts District along Harrison Street between Ridgeland and Austin. We are one block from the Austin stop on the CTA Blue line and four blocks from Stop 17 of the free Oak Park Shuttle.
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Expressions Graphics is brought to you by The Oak Park Area Arts Council