where to print
Printmakers’ Workshop at Arts Benicia
Arts Benicia Printmaking Studio facilities offer four presses. Artists can work independently or with the help of instructor Ronna Leon. Artists sign up for six sessions which they complete flexibly during a ten week period. Studio time is 9 to 1 on Mondays and/or Saturdays. A variety of printmaking techniques are offered, including non-toxic zinc etching, monotype, woodcut, mokulito, collagraphs, pronto plates, and mixed media.
Crown Point Press
Crown Point is a print publisher and gallery in San Francisco which features etchings and Asian woodcut original prints by contemporary artists such as Wayne Thiebaud Sol LeWitt, Richard Diebenkorn, Ed Ruscha, John Cage. They also offer summer workshops to interested printmakers.
East County Print Shop
Our production abilities range from single one-off’s to complete limited editions that can number in the hundreds. A range of printing techniques are available and generally include screenprint, etching, woodcut and linoleum relief, and archival pigment (inkjet) prints. With over 15 years of experience in the production of fine art prints and multiples, we help artists create their artwork in printed form.
Graphic Arts Workshop
The Graphic Arts Workshop is a printmaking cooperative in San Francisco, founded in 1952 by faculty from the California Labor College. Today, the cooperative has approximately 40 members working in traditional fine art printmaking techniques. Members have 24/7 access to the studio space. GAW also offers printmaking classes.
Kala Art Institute
The Kala Art Institute is a multicultural printmaking workshop in Berkeley, California. It features gallery space, offers workshops, professional printing work space, and a residency program.
Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio
Mission Gráfica is a publicly funded printmaking studio and offers affordable access to rentable studio space and printmaking classes. Located at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco, it has facilities for woodcut, intaglio, mono-print and screen printing on paper and textiles. Mission Grafica has been open for over 40 years and houses one of the largest historical collections of prints and posters in California. CSP member Marsha Shaw is the studio manager.
Co-founded by CSP member Dixie Laws, Myrtle Press is a Sacramento printmaking studio with facilities for intaglio, relief, and screen printing. Myrtle Press offers workshops in a variety of printmaking techniques, as well as monthly memberships and hourly rates for studio use.
Nova Community Arts
Nova Community Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a space for artistic exploration and education in Los Angeles. Nova is committed to offering arts education, access to materials and equipment, and a platform of creative expression for the community, including students, professionals, and amateurs alike. We are dedicated to serving underfunded populations in LA, and providing inclusive spaces for the LGBTQ+ community and POC.
Pacific Art League
Since 1921 we have been dedicated to the great tradition of promoting art, training emerging artists and enriching lives in the San Francisco Peninsula.
Palo Alto Art Center
The Palo Alto Art Center is your place to see and make art, activate your creativity, and expand your community. Created by the community, for the community in 1971, the Palo Alto Art Center provides an accessible and welcoming place to engage with art. We engage approximately 150,000 people every year through a diverse range of programs.
Printmakers at the Tannery
The Printmakers at the Tannery’s (PATT) mission is to provide studio resources for Santa Cruz County printmakers so they may create art and follow their interests in an unstructured yet collaborative way. PATT also aims to encourage the creation and appreciation of original hand-pulled prints and the art of printmaking, through exhibitions, demonstrations, and talks.
The San Francisco Center for the Book
The San Francisco Center for the Book is a center of inspiration for the book arts world, featuring the art & craft of letterpress printing, bookbinding, and artists bookmaking.
School of Visual Philosophy
The School of Visual Philosophy in San Jose has a fully loaded print shop with Lithography, Silkscreen, Etching, Monotype, Woodcut and Solar plate etching equipment. Daily, weekly and monthly memberships available!
Self Help Graphics & Art’s Professional Printmaking Studio
Launched in the 1970’s by Sister Karen Boccalero to provide community members of Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles with access to a studio, tools, and training for youth interested in learning the printmaking process.
In the United States
Crow’s Shadow Institute for the Arts
Located in Pendleton, Oregon, Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts provides a creative conduit for educational, social, and economic opportunities for Native Americans through artistic development.
Donkey Mill Art Center
The center is located near the artist community of Holualoa along the Mamalahoa Kona Heritage Corridor on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Flatbed Center For Contemporary Printmaking
Located in Austin, Texas, Flatbed operates a professional collaborative printmaking studio, Flatbed Press, and a separate open community studio, known as Community Press, where it mentors, educates, explores and seeks to expand the role of traditional and innovative printmaking. Flatbed’s gallery houses the archived inventory of prints available for purchase and represents and exhibits artists working with printmaking media and their related works.
Highpoint Center for Printmaking
Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Highpoint is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the art of printmaking. Its goals are to provide educational programs, community access, and collaborative publishing opportunities to engage the community and increase the appreciation and understanding of the printmaking arts.
State of the art studios staffed by artist technicians in printmaking, photography (Maui’s only public darkroom), painting and drawing, digital media, fiber arts, ceramics and jewelry, provide a vital resource for both artist practitioners and students.
Lower East Side Print Shop
The Lower East Side Print Shop at West 37th Street in New York City offers hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly studio rental. The studio includes facilities for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen techniques, photo and digital processes.
Minnesota Center for the Book
MCBA engages a continuum of creators, learners, and admirers through high-quality programs that celebrate a diversity of artistic perspectives and voices. We advance the book arts field by inviting innovation, caring for traditions, educating new enthusiasts, inspiring creative expression, honoring artistic excellence, and empowering broad public access to this dynamic art form. From the traditional crafts of papermaking, letterpress printing, and bookbinding to new methods of art-making and communication, MCBA supports the limitless creative development of book arts.
Remarque Print Workshop
Remarque’s mission is to provide a safe, non-toxic facility for printmakers, to provide education opportunities, and to support and promote local and international artists. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Women’s Studio Workshop
Located in Rosendale, New York, Women’s Studio Workshop maintains facilities for etching, letterpress, papermaking, book arts, silkscreen, 3D work, ceramics, and photography. Our studios are housed in an historic building, located in the foothills of the Hudson Valley’s Shawangunk Mountains. The studios are extensively equipped and well-maintained. Artists can take workshops, rent the studios, or schedule private instruction.
Zea Mays Printmaking
Zea Mays Printmaking offers workshops in green printmaking processes, artist residencies, and yearly studio membership. Located in Florence (Northampton), Massachusetts, Zea Mays is dedicated to the practice and dissemination of safe, health conscious printmaking. Studio facilities include intaglio, relief, serigraphy, photopolymer, monotype, collagraph and mixed media printmaking.
Outside of the United States
Art Studio Fuji
Art Studio Fuji offers courses in screenprinting, batik, and jewelry in Florence, Italy during the academic year, in June, and in July.
Monotype in Mazatlan
Glen Rogers, long-standing CSP artist member, offers monotype workshops at her Mazatlan studio.
Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts in Greece offers residencies, university programs and workshops for ceramists, painters, printmakers, screen-printers and sculptors from May through October.
The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia
The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia is an international institution located in the heart of historic Venice. Since its foundation in 1969, the Scuola has welcomed artists and students worldwide. It has also established affiliations and engaged in collaborative projects with international universities, museums, guilds and biennales.