First Edition Opens Saturday

Posted by on Mar 13, 2011 in Events, Exhibitions, News, Screen Printing, Store, Uncategorized | No Comments

To celebrate our second anniversary, we at Olio have been assembling artwork from 25 artist friends, screenprinting the the beautiful works and assembling them into a hardcover collection.  First Edition is our first bound collection featuring works by: Shawn O’Keefe Paal Jomaas Luke Ramsey Ryan Thompson Lee McClure Charlotte Campbell Joey MacDonald Caitlin Gallupe Morgana ...

Movember mirror posters

Posted by on Nov 18, 2010 in Screen Printing | No Comments

MOVEMBER MIRROR POSTERS Look for them around UVic! We were charged with designing a poster for a UVic Movember awareness campaign, with the hopes of promoting the mo’ as much as prostate cancer awareness.  Given some healthy license, we designed and printed these attractive awareness posters on reflective acetate.  We wanted to give the well ...

New Fall Workshops

Posted by on Oct 8, 2010 in Screen Printing, Workshops | No Comments

SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE Wednesday, Oct. 13th 6:30pm • 2.5 hours/week • 4 sessions •  $95.00 A thorough, project based exploration of the complete screen printing process, from inkling to polished outcome. Download Registration Form (english, 588kb) SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE Wednesday, Nov. 10th 6:30pm • 2.5 hours/week • 4 sessions •  $95.00 A thorough, project based ...

LIVE!STOCK CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Exhibitions, Screen Printing | No Comments

Olio are now accepting submissions from local artists for 12 paid poster artwork commissions as part of this year’s LIVE!STOCK poster exhibition.  Accepted artists will be invited to choose a performer or event from this year’s Rifflandia Festival (lineup to be announced soon) and create a limited edition 18×24″ screenprinted poster for the event.  The ...

Summer Workshops

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Screen Printing, Workshops | No Comments

SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE Wednesday, June 23rd 6:30pm • 2.5 hours/week • 4 sessions •  $95.00 A thorough, project based exploration of the complete screen printing process, from inkling to polished outcome. This hands-on course will illuminate the steps between a great idea and a well printed finished product – from file preparing to exposing screens, ...

Poster Printing on Wood

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Screen Printing | No Comments

We’ll be posting a series of photos demonstrating processes involved in some projects we’ve printed here at the Cooperative.  The first in the series will be a thorough look at a run of posters done on wood for Saltspring Island Brewery recently.  Printing on wood is unusually satisfying and the results can be crisp and ...

New Equipment

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing | No Comments

Epson 7600 Giclee Printer We recently bought a 24″ Epson printer for larger films, banners, canvas giclee printing and large format archival prints.  It’s neat-o. Canon i9900 Large format printer for making 13×19″ films.  Loaded with rich black ink. Films available. HP CP 1215 Colour Laser Colour laser printer for flyers or pins.  Special stock ...

Gallery hours, 03.20.10.GO photos posted

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events, Exhibitions, Screen Printing | No Comments

Gallery hours for 03.20.10.Go: Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-7pm Friday-Sunday 12pm – 5pm 03.20.10.Go, a group exhibition featuring some of the amazing people whose enormous efforts have made a second year at Olio possible (Luke Ramsey, Shawn O’Keefe, Ryan Thompson, Calvin Coles, Joey MacDonald, Meaghan MacDonald and Sean Brooks), is up now through April.  The pieces for the ...

New Intensive Classes

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing, Workshops | No Comments

SCREEN PRINTING INTENSIVE Wednesday, April 14th 6:30pm • 2.5 hours/week • 4 weeks • $95.00 *CLASS FULL* A thorough, project based exploration of the complete screen printing process, from inkling to polished outcome. This hands-on course will illuminate the steps between a great idea and a well printed finished product – from file preparing to ...

Thanks to HPP artists

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Events, Screen Printing | No Comments

Very special thanks to everyone who submitted designs to the Haiti Poster Project.  Olio had the pleasure of printing some beautiful pieces & helping out with a very very good cause.  If you are still interested in submitting a poster for printing, get in contact with us, as the HPP will be accepting submission through ...