OPen Studio


Open Studio spots are currently full, but click 'become a member' at the bottom of the page to be added to the waitlist


 

The Press offers an Open Studio membership for local artists. Memberships provide access to a fully-equipped printmaking studio and a multidisciplinary work space for member artists. the open studio was created for individuals seeking a community in which they could create, collaborate and cultivate their work, or for those who simply do not have a facility of their own.

 
 
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The open studio was created for individuals seeking a community in which they could create, collaborate, and cultivate their work, or those who simply did not have a facility of their own.

 
 

Our press equipment includes four etching presses, one lithography press, a serigraphy vacuum table, Epson SureColor large format printer, screen station and a darkroom facility. Our newest offering is letterpress: we have over two hundred cases of type in a variety of typefaces, a Vandercook proofing presses, Chandler & Price platen press, stitcher, perforator, and drill press, which gives us the opportunity to offer the book arts.

 

Studio Fees

artists of the press | $100/month

  • Unlimited access to THE PRESS facilities during open studio hours (registration necessary)

  • Opportunity to sell work in THE HIVE and online

  • Opportunity to mentor and/or assist in the print studio for 5 hours a month

  • Opportunity to give 1 or 2 workshops, lectures or demonstrations a year at Artspace's discretion

  • THE PRESS staff is available for edition printing at a set price depending on edition size

  • Applicants must sign a one-year commitment contract

Edition Pricing | $350/day

  • Editioning is by appointment only

  • Available Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM -6 PM / when studio is not in use

  • Includes ink and studio equipment only

  • Price is per day per individual artist

  • Prints will include ARTSPACE chop and provenance will be supplied


Pay your monthly membership fee here:

New Member | Existing Member


Equipment

  • (3) Bare Naked etching presses (30” x 60”)

  • Conrad machine press (46” x 72”)

  • Pelican lithography press (24” x 42”)

  • Vandercook 3 press (15” x 32”)

  • Tiny Morgan’s line-o-scribe (7” x 10.5”)

  • (2) proofing presses (15” x 26”)

  • Book press

  • Perforator

  • NuArc exposure unit

  • Darkroom and washout booth

  • Light table

  • Drying racks for screens and paper

  • Flat files (members only)

Materials

  • Lead and wood type for letterpress

  • Assortment of lithography stones

  • Akua intaglio ink

  • Speedball screen printing ink

  • Speedball brayers 4” and 2”

  • Newsprint

  • *Members must provide their own paper


 

We endeavor to operate within a green environment and encourage all members and participants to do so, as well.

 

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