Still River Editions prints Star Trek Traveling Exhibition debuting at Comic-Con

Still River Editions is pleased to announce its role in printing an exhibition of Star Trek-inspired artwork on behalf of CBS Consumer Products. The exhibition, titled "Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years." makes its worldwide debut today, July 21, 2016, at Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts in San Diego during Comic-Con International: San Diego, and will be traveling to other locations after Comic-Con concludes on July 23.

"Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years." features 2D and 3D artwork by an international group of 50 artists who were asked to interpret their love of Star Trek in whatever original medium they chose. The 2D artwork was then digitally printed on fine art paper in Danbury, Connecticut by Master Printmaker, Mark Savoia of Still River Editions using a process known as giclée printing. Giclée prints are made with large format inkjet printers, using archival inks on acid-free art papers, and are known for their richness and accuracy of color.

Mark Savoia said, “It was a fascinating to see each artist’s interpretations of the Star Trek universe. Having grown up watching the original TV series myself, I felt a certain childhood connection to many of the pieces. Being a small part of 'Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years.' was a bonus.”

Among featured artists are Tom Whalen, Joshua Budich, and Rocco Malatesta, and actor and photographer Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy's print is a grid of multi-hued photographs of the Vulcan salute against a black background. The piece is especially poignant following Nimoy's death last year. 

The traveling exhibition is part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first airing of the original Star Trek series, created by Gene Roddenberry. The exhibit moves to Las Vegas and then Toronto in August, New York in September, the UK in October, with future tour dates being planned for 2017. 

For those interested in our local area, the exhibit will be at the Paley Center for Media from September 16-25, 2016, 25 West 52 Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues in NYC,.