Tamarind Institute

15 April 2008 — Posted in Lithography

Tamarind Institute

The Tamarind Institute was originally founded in LA in 1960, but later became affiliated with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The school is dedicated pretty exclusively to lithography, offering artisan-printer training and workshops of the highest standard. The work produced is primarily collaborative editions with fine artists.

Anchor Graphics

14 April 2008 — Posted in Intaglio,Lithography

Anchor Graphics

Anchor Graphics at Columbia College Chicago, IL is a not-for-profit fine art printshop – with a focus on lithography and etching – that provides educational and professional opportunities to students, artists, and members of the community through classes for youth and adults, exhibitions, artist residencies, lectures, open studio time, publishing projects, and outreach programs.

Sycamore Street Press

13 April 2008 — Posted in Letterpress

Sycamore

Sycamore Street Press is a small letterpress shop out of Columbus, OH, but more specifically on a Vandercook, in a dining room, on Sycamore Street (I assume). You know love is going into the work when the press gets a spot at the dinner table. Producing fine custom and commissioned projects. See more on their blog or in their Etsy shop.

Mixit Print Studio

13 April 2008 — Posted in Intaglio,Monoprints

Mixit

Mixit Print Studio is a professional monoprint/intaglio studio located in Somerville, Massachusetts. The studio offers various rental options and work shops all with the intention of developing a strong community of printmakers.

Egg Press

11 April 2008 — Posted in Letterpress

Egg Press

Egg Press in Portland, OR is a small print studio that produces their own lines of letterpress, screenprinted and offset printed products sold online and in shops internationally, but also offers their exceptional letterpress skills for custom print projects.

Dolphin Press & Print

Dolphin Press

Dolphin Press & Print is part of the printmaking department at MICA in Baltimore, MD. The shop is integrated into the school’s curriculum, and students work directly with outside artists, printers and writers to produce limited edition prints and books with a wide range of techniques.

10 Grand

10 Grand

We learned about 10 Grand (as well as a bunch of other great shops that we’ll feature soon) from Jason Urban. The shop has 2 locations. One in Brooklyn, NY the other in Santa Fe, NM. 10 Grand collaborates with individual artists or artist groups, offers drop-off printmaking and seasonal workshops. Both shops offer a range of printing techniques, including Monotype, Intaglio, Relief Printing, Paper Lithography, Solar Plates and Stencils. If you’re wondering what Solar Plate etching is, you can find some info here.

K. Caraccio Printmaking Studio

10 April 2008 — Posted in Blockprinting,Intaglio,Monoprints

Kathy Caraccio has been a master printmaker for about 30 years now. She’s worked on editions for several established artists and now focuses energy on emerging artists and first-time printmakers. The techniques used are often experimental or extremely traditional forms of intaglio, blockprinting and monoprinting. Her New York City studio offers workshops, as well as apprenticeship opportunities.

D&L Screenprinting

10 April 2008 — Posted in Screenprinting

I can’t explain the bedazzled blazer on the homepage of D&L Screenprinting/Longtooth Industries’ site or the very few images they offer of their work, but just Google around and you’ll realize that this Seattle, WA studio’s work is pretty widespread and pretty great. You can see good samples of their work at 33RPMDesign.com and Tstout.com.

Oddi

8 April 2008 — Posted in Offset

Whether or not you like McSweeney’s books and journals, the print production is usually pretty great. Chances are it was printed by Oddi out of Reykjavik, Iceland. Oddi has specialized in book printing since 1943. Today, they also print catalogs and magazines like Index.

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