Printmaking

Discover the exciting possibilities of this historically rooted medium. Our Printmaking program fosters a supportive studio atmosphere where artists of all levels have the freedom to experiment and learn new techniques. Summer 2021 print workshops, taught by accomplished artists and educators, offer a fresh take on the medium, mixing traditional processes with experimental attitudes.

Anderson Ranch’s Patton Printmaking Studio is clean, spacious, and outfitted with a variety of presses and equipment to accommodate screen printing, relief, intaglio, monoprinting, bookmaking, mokuhanga and lithography. Students have access to individual work tables, wall space, palettes, rags, hand tools, power tools, computers with Adobe software, wi-fi, printing, scanning, and projection capabilities.

At Anderson Ranch, the process of printmaking honors tradition, innovation, community and collaboration. We invite you to explore, experiment and expand your visual expression in this captivating environment.

Anderson Ranch is happy to extend a 20% Summer Workshop tuition discount for SGC International members. Please register online and then email reg@andersonranch.org with your membership information and we will make the adjustment once you are in the system. You are also welcome to call 970-924-5089 to register.

Elizabeth Ferrill

Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing and Printmaking; Chair, Artists-in-Residence Program; Chair, Critical Dialog

Elizabeth Ferrill received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has had solo exhibitions nationally and internationally, including in: Aspen, CO; Nashville, TN; Omaha, NE; New York, NY; and Berlin, Germany. Liz is the Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing and Printmaking at Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Preferred Pronouns: She/Her

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Brian Shure

Master Printer and Director, Anderson Ranch Editions

Brian Shure is represented by Planthouse Gallery in New York, where he curated the 2018 show Bathing. He has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University and Cornell University and conducted classes in China, Japan, Mexico and Germany. He is Master Printer and Director of Anderson Ranch Editions. Preferred Pronouns: He/Him

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Anderson Ranch Campus

Upcoming Workshops

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Jun 13 - 17, 2022
9AM-5PM

Textile Surface Printing

Padma Rajendran

Tuition $1,050
Code R0202-22

Decorating textiles is a global tradition with varying styles and functions. Students immerse themselves in the practice of fabric printing and experiment with how to transform textiles with various printmaking and dye techniques as well as learn the basics of screen printing and block printing onto fabric. Participants create and print their own designs onto fabrics using printmaking inks and Procion dyes. Fabrics are enhanced with reflective foil printing and dye baths to create patterns that sit on the surface and invent images within the woven threads. Students are welcome to bring their own light-colored fabrics of natural fiber: cotton; linen; and/or silk.

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Jun 20 - 24, 2022
9AM-5PM

Linoleum and Monotype: Merging Process and Imagery

Nabil Gonzalez

Tuition $1,050
Code R0303-22

This experimental workshop explores multi-layered images through the use of traditional relief printing from linoleum blocks and one-of-a-kind monotype prints from plexiglass plates. Students have the opportunity to explore and combine both techniques in order to create a series of unique prints with a rich variety of mark making, pattern and texture. While exploring these techniques, students are encouraged to work from source material and develop their ideas to create prints that are both formally beautiful and conceptually engaging.

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    Open to All

    Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Jun 27 - Jul 1, 2022
9AM-5PM

Practical Screenprinting for All Occasions

Luther Davis

Tuition $1,050
Code R0404-22

Screen printing, also known as silkscreen or serigraphy, is one of the most adaptable print processes and the results are dynamic and multi-layered. This exploratory workshop delves into the medium of screen printing and encourages students to experiment by printing on a wide variety of materials, creating unexpected and tactile results. Paper, canvas, wood, metal, glass and most plastics can be printed utilizing screen printing. Students learn various methods to expedite their concepts to finished products. Special attention is placed on individual needs, whether a beginner or experienced printer.

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