SNAP is an independent, cooperatively run fine art printshop and art gallery in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. SNAP’s mandate is to promote, facilitate and communicate printmaking as an art form. Currently, SNAP Gallery has a program schedule of about ten exhibitions per year. SNAP is equipt for etching, lithography, screenprinting, woodcut, letterpress, and photobased print art, along with supportive education programs.
Aside from being a great center for art and cultural exhibitions, films and educational programs, Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) in Dundee, UK is also a center for making art. DCA provides a state of the art facility that supports printmaking, photography and digital imaging. The studio is open access for artists of all levels.
Part of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in New York, NY is a 4,000 sq. ft. lithography, intaglio, relief, and digital printmaking workspace. The studio offers membership opportunities, work exchange programs and contract services. They produce fine art prints for individual artists, galleries, foundations, and institutions as well as their own published works available through the shop. Additionally RBPMW offers ongoing classes and workshops.
The Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking in Jyväskylä, Finland provides functional and inexpensive facilities for professional printmakers, as well as guided services for artists and the promotion of printmaking through exhibitions at its Galleria Harmonia. The studio supports intaglio, relief-printing, lithography and screenprinting, plus has a special guest room for visiting artists.
Kala Art Institue is an international workshop in Berkeley, CA. The studio facilities include a printshop which facilitates a variety of traditional and new print processes, as well as a digital media center and an exhibition gallery. Kala offers residency opportunities, various calls for entries and a great “artist-in-schools” program.
The Centre for Fine Print Research in Bristol, UK focuses on the development of quality fine print from a fine art and industrial perspective. The centre is committed to the dissemination of its research through education, training, professional practice, collaborative projects, conferences, and the publication of its research outcomes. Its facilities support a great range of mediums from screenprints and intaglio to ceramics 3D prints and laser cuts.
Studio Camnitzer is a studio residence for artists located in Tuscany Italy eight miles from the city of Lucca in an 18th century farmhouse. In 2000 the studio became a center for artist residencies after providing courses in art for nearly 25 years. The sudio is fully equipt for printmaking, however their specialty has been full color photo-etching.
The Artists’ Press is located on a farm 12 km from the town of White River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. For over 15 years this shop has had a mission to share South African printmaking with the world. Their focus is on hand printed lithography, monoprints, letterpress and photogravure work. They produce artist editions, exhibit work internationally and offer exchange programs.
The Lower East Side Printshop is a not-for-profit print shop on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The print shop has been in operation since the late sixties and continues to provide it’s vast resources for both emerging and established artists. Facilities are available for members, artists-in-residence and contract clients. In addition to its technical education, the print shop also promotes and offers guidance in the collection of contemporary prints.