Open to All
Students of any skill and knowledge level.
Linoleum and Monotype: Merging Process and Imagery
Jun 20 - 24, 2022
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.
Relief carving on linoleum, monotype printing from linoleum blocks and plexiglassSupply List
Nabil Gonzalez uses various printmaking techniques as a form of representing erasure and loss of identity through matrix repetition. She is a Professor at the University of Texas, El Paso. She received her MFA in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.
Five sheets minimum strong paper at least 22×30” (like Stonehenge or Rives BFK) or large roll of paper if you want to stay on paper for all projects- should be paper good for wet media
Thai Kozo Paper - 25" x 37"
Lodging & Meals
Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings.
Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and travelers insurance.
We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.
Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.
COVID-19 Safety Plan
Scholarships & College Credit
Making Art Accessible
Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.
Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Click below to learn more.