The National Poster Retrospecticus

2017 Exhibit Dates
Aug 11 To Oct 11

The National Poster Retrospecticus (The NPR) is an internationally traveling poster show featuring hand-printed posters made by prominent designers around the world. The NPR in The Gallery at Penn College features a comprehensive and eclectic mix of posters and artists. The collection has shown in venues like The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Lego Headquarters and at events like SXSW and Adobe MAX. The NPR’s mission is to celebrate posters, the made-by-hand aesthetic, and help spread that enthusiasm around the world. The show also aims to facilitate a dialogue based around printmaking and poster design. The NPR is produced by JP Boneyard.
Some notable artists in the show include:

  • Aaron Draplin
  • Hatch Show Print
  • Tara McPherson
  • DKNG
  • Aesthetic Apparatus
  • Methane Studios
  • Tom Whalen
  • Jason Munn
  • Daniel Danger
The National Poster Retrospecticus