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Paul Unks of Mountain Hawk to Present:
"The Life and Times of the Shadow Catcher"

The Colorado Arts & Crafts Society Winter Symposium
PAUL UNKS & EDWARD CURTIS
Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:30 - 8:00
Boettcher Mansion 900 Colorow Road Golden, CO 80401

RSVP for this outstanding event to Cynthia, 720-497-7632 by 1/18/17


Symposium Schedule:
3:30 - 4:30 -- Tutorial: The Photographic Printing Techniques of Edward Curtis
4:30 - 5:00pm -- Appetizers & Wine
5:00pm -- Catered Dinner
6:30pm -- Annual Meeting
6:45pm -- "The Life and Times of the Shadow Catcher"

We are lucky to have Paul Unks, a leading expert on Edward S. Curtis and founder of Mountain Hawk Fine Art, as our winter symposium presenter. He will give a tutorial on the photographic printing techniques of Edward Curtis starting off at 3:30pm. Paul will give us a brief demonstration of the rare photogravure technique, show some examples and bring some of the special papers he uses for this technique. We will also get to see a copper master photogravure printing plate, and learn how the stunning gold tones are made. This special tutorial session costs $10 per person, with a class limit of 20. Dinner will be catered, with drinks and appetizers beginning at 4:30pm. Cost is $40 for CACS members, $50 non-members. Our annual meeting will be held after dinner, followed by Paul’s key note presentation on the life and work of renowned 19th century photographer Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians entitled: "The Life and Times of the Shadow Catcher"

There will be framed and unframed pieces on display, with a slide show featuring 100 master works of the Southwest, Plains and Northwest Regions set to music composed and performed by Native Americans. The presentation will cover the challenging circumstances under which Curtis produced his incredible body of work, his techniques and importance to the evolution of photography, and his contributions to a greater understanding and appreciation of Native Americans. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

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Colorado Arts & Crafts Society News Letter



Master Photographs from Edward Curtis� The North American Indian. Limited edition Photogravures, Photographs and Giclees highly detailed in rich sepia tone. Mountain Hawk Fine Art has secured exclusive rights to the renowned 19th (nineteenth) century photographer�s original 20-volume master work at the University of Denver. Stored in a climate controlled vault since 1938, the complete intact set of 20 portfolios and 20 books is in pristine condition and has all 2,220 of Curtis� photographs produced as hand-pulled intaglio photogravures. From the dramatic landscapes of the American West and moving Portraits, to pictures of every day working and ceremonial life, the collection shows the Indians at the height of their 1800�s culture. Encompassing over 80 Indian Tribes of the Southwest, Plains, Plateau and Northwest, the body of work effectively preserves our Western American History, as well as Native American History and Culture. Arts and Crafts Style framing by Dard Hunter and Tim Holton Studios is available.

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