Anderson Ranch Arts Center will be closed from September 24th – October 2nd.


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      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

The Versatile Print: Exploring Hybrid Possibilities in Screen Printing

Jul 18 - 22, 2022



Learn and explore the variable and versatile methods of screen printing. This experimental printmaking workshop introduces a myriad of approaches in water-based screen printing to be used and layered interchangeably, producing colorful and rich imagery. Techniques include photo screen printing using computer generated graphics, drawing and low-tech methods using hand-cut stencils and monotype processes. Participants of this workshop are encouraged to experiment using layering, image alteration and collage to explore the limits of the multiple. Students leave this workshop having created a dynamic series of one-of-a-kind prints.


Water-based screen print, photo screen printing, drawing, hand-cut stencils, monotype processes, collage

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Althea Murphy-Price

Althea Murphy-Price received an MFA from Purdue University and an MFA from the Tyler School of Art. She has exhibited nationally as well as internationally in Spain, China, Japan, Italy and Sweden. Her work is included in the public collections of the Huntsville Museum of Art, Knoxville Museum of Art, and the Bernard A. Zukerman Museum of Art.

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Althea Murphy-Price, Crowns, detail

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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 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 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

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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.

Painter’s tape


2 rolls wide, clear packing tape


Arches 88 paper

Paper any size and choice. Recommended papers: Arches 88 22×30”, Fabriano Artistico Hot press 140 lb. 22×30”, Rives BFK 22×30” 250 gsm or heavier


China Marker


Gansai Tambi Watercolor Set


Micron Pens

High-quality felt-tip pens such Micron or Faber Castel Pitt, fine point (.01, .02, .03, or .05 work well)


Newsprint Pad


Rives BFK printmaking paper


Variety of brushes of choice


Water Soluble Markers


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. There is no housing or meals available for Fall Studio Sessions Studio Practice programs.

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.


Health & Safety

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 traveler’s insurance.

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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.

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