Printmaking

Code: R1312-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Print Demo City!: Alternative Screen Printing Methods

Aug 26 - 30, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

Investigate the current trends of print media in contemporary culture and get the tools to make a unique artistic statement using screen printing. This workshop focuses on water-based, photo-screen printing techniques as well as low-tech stencil printing methods. Technical demonstrations cover beginning photo screen printing processes, one- and two-color registration, a combination of hand dyeing, manipulation of the surface, water-soluble markers, and hand-cut and photo stencil methods. Each student creates experimental, unique prints and comes away from this workshop with a toolbox of new printmaking techniques.

Media

Acrylic screen printing onto a variety of papers, wood, and fabric, photo emulsion, drawings and computer-generated graphics as preparatory artwork

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Faculty

John Hitchcock

John Hitchcock is Associate Chair of the Art Department and Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His awards include the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Grant, Jerome Foundation Grant, and artist-in-residence at The American Culture Center, Shanghai, China; Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium; Proyecto’ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and the Venice Printmaking Studio, Venice, Italy.

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John Hitchcock, They Dance to the Sun

Tuition: $1,160.00
Studio Fee: $150.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

Registration Information

Join Waitlist for Print Demo City!: Alternative Screen Printing Methods

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. 

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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.

 

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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.

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