Printmaking

Code: R0706-23

    • IV

      Level IV

      Students have advanced skill and knowledge of the printmaking fields. Students are highly motivated and self­-directed, have a minimum of five years experience in their field, and have multiple portfolios of their artwork. Portfolio review is required for admittance to some Level IV classes.

Master Class: Advanced Printmaking: Topics and Techniques

Jul 17 - 21, 2023

9AM-5PM

Concept

This unique opportunity for advanced printmakers creates a forum for dialog about how to curate their practice to push work into a strong direction. Artists are invited to work on self-directed projects in the printmaking area of their choosing while receiving technical support in tandem with critical feedback. Opportunities for technical demonstrations, group critique, and one-on-one mentorship make up the structure of this master class. Brian Shure will be present for the entire duration of the workshop; Judy Pfaff will join daily from 1 to 5 pm.

 

‏‏‎ ‎Portfolios will be accepted on a rolling basis. Instructions on how to submit your portfolio are as follows:

  • Submit digital images of your work in one single PDF (as opposed to individual JPG attachments) via email directly to Artistic Director Liz Ferrill at [email protected]
  • The single PDF must be less than 10 MB to be considered.
  • Include 5-10 images of your work with image identification that lists the title, media, dimensions and year of each image.
  • While not required, it is helpful to see an artist statement addressing the images you send.
  • Include “Advanced Portfolio Review” in the subject line of your email, as well as the title of the workshop for which you are applying.
  • Please provide a phone number where you can be reached and a link to your website.

Submissions that do not follow the requested directions will not be reviewed.

If you are accepted, a deposit of $650 will be required within one week of notification of acceptance to hold your place. Housing will be assigned on a space-available basis upon enrollment.

Media

Any preferred printmaking medium

Supply List

Faculty

Judy Pfaff

Judy Pfaff creates work that spans disciplines and eschews definition, and is often cited as a pioneer of installation-art. She has received many awards including the International Sculpture Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award (2014), the MacArthur Foundation Award (2004), and the Guggenheim Fellowship (1983). Judy lives and works in Tivoli, New York.

Learn More

Brian Shure

Master Printer-in-Residence

Brian Shure is represented by Planthouse Gallery in New York, where he curated the 2018 show Bathing. He has taught at RISD, Brown and Cornell and conducted classes in China, Japan, Mexico & Germany. He is Master Printer, Director of Anderson Ranch Editions at Anderson Ranch.

Learn More

Judy Pfaff, and the crane thought

Join Waitlist for Master Class: Advanced Printmaking: Topics and Techniques

Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

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 printmaking 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% tuition discount* in summer one- or two-week adult workshops for SGC International members. Please register online and then email [email protected] 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. *Please note that the SGC discount cannot be combined with any other discount, scholarship or special offer. 

Learn More

Workshop Details

Supply List

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.

Lodging & Meals

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. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize 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.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

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. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

Learn More

You Might Also Be Interested In

  • II

    Level II

    Students have a basic understanding of press operation, tools common to printmaking, paper preparation and basic principles of registration.

  • III

    Level III

    Students have significant experience in the print medium that is the subject of the workshop.

Jun 24 - 28, 2024
9AM - 5PM

Layering Color and Light: Woodcut and Monoprint

Jean Gumpper

Tuition $1,160
Code R0404-24

This rigorous, engaging printmaking workshop focuses on monoprint and woodcut methods with an emphasis on layering color to produce luminous results. It begins with observational studies from the natural world, and explores trace, stencil, painterly, and multiple plate monotype methods. Woodcut techniques are then added to layer transparent and opaque colors to create a radiant sense of space. Students make both editioned and unique prints, alternating between structure and improvisation. This back-and-forth serves as the format for the course, combining printing using a woodcut matrix with a variety of monoprint methods.

Learn More

  • II

    Level II

    Students have a basic understanding of press operation, tools common to printmaking, paper preparation and basic principles of registration.

  • III

    Level III

    Students have significant experience in the print medium that is the subject of the workshop.

Jul 1 - 5, 2024
9AM - 5PM

Woodcut and Monoprint with Digital Applications

Jean Gumpper

Tuition $1,160
Code R0505-24

This rigorous, engaging printmaking workshop combines monoprint and woodcut processes with a digital component. Students incorporate laser-cut stencils and wood blocks with painterly and carved marks to create images. The class begins with observational studies from the natural world and explores multiple plate monotype methods. Woodcut techniques, including laser cut blocks, are then added to layer transparent and opaque colors. Students make both editioned and unique prints, alternating between structure and improvisation. This back-and-forth serves as the format for the course, combining multiple matrices in many ways.

Learn More

  • O

    Open to All

    Subject to specific age requirements, students of any skill/knowledge level.

  • Ages 13 - 17

Jul 15 - 19, 2024
9AM - 3PM

Screen Printing for Teens

Lindsey Yeager

Tuition $650
Code R0706-24

In this workshop specifically made for teens, students use the screen printing process to transform their own imagery into unique works of art, designing and printing their own t-shirts, posters, and original works on paper. This course covers a variety of screen printing techniques, such as multiple-color registration and split fountain printing, teaching students to become young screen printing experts who can make their own screen prints at home.

Learn More

Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.

Tell us what you're interested in!