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Printmaking


The department’s printmaking facilities are housed in rooms, FAC 442-452. The shop offers a low toxic range of both traditional and contemporary media including etching, relief, screen-printing, monotype, lithography and digital approaches. Experimental methods, installation, large-scale work and combining processes are highly encouraged in the different classes. The studio includes the following equipment:

-    New Takach Etching press with captains wheel and casters 60x 33.5
-    Small Kimber Etching Press 48 x28
-    Three large glass tables for intaglio/ relief/ monotype processes 64 x54 each
-    Large soaking sink in intaglio room 80 x31
-    2 hot plates 36x 18 and 36 x 24
-    Large vented area
-    2 vertical etching baths 18 x24
-    Plate cutter 30.5 wide
-    10 portable screen printing presses 32x 26
-    Large vacuum screen printing press 62.5 x54
-    Washout booth 96x36
-    Exposure unit 48 x30
-    Light table 30x 23 plus several larger light tables throughout the building
-    Griffin Litho press 45.75 x 26. 75
-    Charles Brand litho press 45 x30
-    Graining sink 118 x29
-    Flat files (6) 25.5 x 36.75
-    Flat files (6) 50 x38.5
-    A wide variety of large composition and leather rollers
-    A wide variety of squeegees
-    Several sinks
-    Large format Epson printer (24in wide printing)
-    Small Epson printer (13 in wide printing)
-    Mac computer with Adobe Suite

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 Last Modified 3/15/18