Printmaking workshopDavid Mills



BRATTLEBORO - Daniel Chiaccio will demonstrate the basics of monotype printmaking at First Proof Press on Saturday, February 12, at 2 pm. This event is presented in partnership with the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center.
Monotype printmaking is an ideal medium for those looking to create unique, colorful prints quickly. Students will be guided through the inking process, printing press operation, stencil creation, mark making, and more. All materials will be provided.
The workshop will take place at First Proof Press, a community-based studio in Brattleboro dedicated to the many forms of fine art printmaking. First Proof Press is a “green” printmaking facility, eliminating the need for harsh chemicals. The monotype printmaking process is safe and nontoxic.
The workshop is open to adults and children ages 8 and up. Beginners are welcome. Admission is $45 or $40 for BMAC members. Space is limited. Register at For more information call (802) 257-0124 or visit

Creative Writing

VERMONT - Vermont Humanities will present a chance to join poet David Mills for a free 90-minute creative writing workshop on Zoom on Friday, February 11, at 7 pm. The workshop will use prompts about slavery in New York City to encourage participants to write their own poems on the subject. Sign up at
Mills recently presented a “First Wednesdays” presentation, “Boneyarn: New York Slavery Poems?” He holds MFAs from both New York University and Warren Wilson College and is a cum laude graduate of Yale University. He’s published two full-length poetry collections in addition to “Boneyarn:” “The Dream Detective” and “The Sudden Country,” a book prize finalist.

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