FALL SEMESTER 2022

Adult Printmaking Classes

Artist taking an online art class

5334 Contemporary Printmaking
Instructor: David DiMarchi
Mondays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
This will cover a variety of printmaking techniques with an emphasis on monoprint, intaglio, relief, and mixed processes. With an emphasis on experimentation, students will be challenged to create new works toward the creation of a series of artist books, suites of prints, or new bodies of work. We will fluctuate between direct group instruction and demonstration and individual instruction and ample open studio work time. This allows students to learn new processes/techniques and explore them through hands-on work while seeking advice from the instructor and other students. Students will finish this course with the creation of a new art object: artist book, suite of prints, or new body of works.
10 sessions: 9/19–11/28 (no class on 9/26)
Tuition: member $355, non-member $385
Materials fee: $55

5339 Contemporary Printmaking: Guided Open Studio
Instructor: David DiMarchi
Mondays, 12:30–3 PM
For students enrolled in Dave DiMarchi’s Contemporary Printmaking course, we’re offering the extra time you’ve been dreaming about! Use this additional session to further your practice. Continue working on unfinished plates and delve deeper into techniques under the instructor’s guidance. Please note: New techniques will not be introduced, but students are welcome to develop the skills they have learned, harness working with the press, and explore their individual voices as artists.
10 sessions: 9/19–11/28 (no class on 9/26)
Tuition: member $355, non-member $385
Materials fee: $40

5354 NEW! Monotype Printmaking with Gel Plates
Instructor: Alicia Cotter
Tuesdays, 12:30–3 PM
Gel plates have a soft, gelatin-like feel, but are durable, reusable, and simple to work with. Learn the process of acrylic paint monotyping with this versatile printmaking tool. Explore mark making and layering techniques to create prints that can stand alone as artworks or be used as a foundation for overlaying with other mediums. Make stamps and stencils to incorporate designs into your prints and use prints to collage. Some materials provided; additional materials will be discussed during the first class.
5 sessions: 9/20–10/18
Tuition: member $175, non-member $195
Materials fee: $32

5435 Exploring Etching in Color and Black & White
Instructor: Russ Spitkovsky
Thursdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Explore traditional and contemporary etching methods, including monotype and monoprinting. Experience this beautiful and versatile art form for yourself! Some materials provided; additional materials will be discussed during the first class.
10 sessions: 9/22–12/1 (no class on 11/24)
Tuition: member $355, non-member $385
Materials fee: $52

5457 NEW! Monoprint Printmaking & Beyond
Instructor: Andrea Epstein
Thursdays, 6:30–9 PM
Explore a variety of printmaking techniques such as monotypes, linoleum block, collagraph, and monoprint and how to combine them to create beautiful mixed media prints. There will be demonstrations on how to use tools and proper use of the printing press and methods for printing by hand. Emphasis on will be on developing new skills and having fun while creating beautiful prints. Some materials provided; additional materials will be discussed during the first class.
10 sessions: 9/22–12/1 (no class on 11/24)
Tuition: member $355, non-member $385
Materials fee: $42

5460 Silkscreen Printmaking
Instructor: David DiMarchi
Fridays, 10–2 PM
This course approaches silkscreen printing as a medium of artistic expression, concentrating on techniques and experimentation. All basic screen printing techniques will be covered, from image-making and screen and material preparation to the use of silkscreen printing as a creative outlet, including monoprinting and edition printing. Artists will develop a suite of prints while exploring the ins and outs of the rich world of silkscreen printing.
5 sessions: 9/23–10/21
Tuition: member $280, non-member $310
Materials fee: $42