Printmaking Studios

Johanna-Mueller-2014

The printmaking studio contains facilities for lithography, woodcut, linoleum, silkscreen, intaglio and relief as well as a darkroom with enlargers.

The Intaglio/Relief studio is equipped for wood and linoleum block printing, intaglio work in copper, and monoprinting.  The Intaglio/Relief studio houses:

  • A Takach etching press, 33.5 x 60” bed
  • A Charles Brand etching press, 36 x 60” bed
  • 3 vertical acid baths for ferric chloride
  • 3 hotplates
  • Paper soaking trays
  • A spray booth with airbrush station
  • A rosin aquatint box
  • A wide array of brayers and rollers up to 25 x 11”
  • Two drying racks
  • Dremel tools
  • Assorted tools for relief and intaglio work
  • Inks and chemicals
  • A solvent washout area

The Lithography/Screenprinting studio houses:

  • A Takach litho press, 33 x 57” bed
  • A Charles Brand litho press, 30 x 50” bed
  • 25 stones of varying sizes and grades up to 20 X 28"
  • 3 plate-backing slabs up to 33 X 51"
  • 4 leather rollers
  • A wide array of composition rollers up to 25 x 11”
  • A graining sink
  • A hydraulic lift
  • Hinge boards for screenprinting
  • A drying rack
  • A paper tear table
  • A guillotine paper cutter
  • Assorted squeegees up to 34”
  • A screenprint vacuum table
  • Inks and chemicals
  • Flat files for student use

The Printmaking Storeroom is equipped with:

  • Computer, scanner and laser printer
  • A small library of books and journals
  • Tools and paper available for purchase

The Printmaking Photo darkroom is equipped with:

  • 4 light exposure units
  • 2 large sinks
  • A pressure washer
  • A mat cutter
  • 2 paper cutters
  • A shrink wrapper
  • Archives of past student work

Fall 2017 Studio Hours: