A River of Ink Runs Through It: The Giant Pen in Context

Lecture with Jim Woodring

Thursday, March 16, 2017
7:00 – 8:00 pm

The drawings of Jim Woodring have earned him an international reputation as a master draftsperson and creator of engaging mysteries. In conjunction with his solo exhibition The Pig Went Down to the Harbor at Sunrise and Wept, Woodring presents this illustrated lecture offering insights into his practice, influences, and achievements, including the history of the Giant Pen and the theoretical and practical opportunities it presents. This lecture will be followed by a discussion between Woodring and Negarra A. Kudumu, Frye Art Museum Manager of Public Programs.

Jim Woodring. The Pig Went Down to the Harbor at Sunrise and Wept #6, 2016. Acrylic ink on paper. 42 x 71 in. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Mark Woods.


Free tickets may be picked up at the Information Desk one hour prior to the start of the program.

As a special benefit, Frye members may reserve free tickets in advance to guarantee seating. To reserve, call (206) 432-8289 or email rsvp@fryemuseum.org at least two days prior to the event. Each member may reserve two tickets and must claim their tickets at the Information Desk fifteen minutes prior to the start of the program.