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Printmaking

Printmaking is a great way to learn about the history and language of original prints as a unique art form and as a basis for further artistic exploration in all forms of the graphic arts.

Courses

Introduction to Printmaking ARTS 1030

Introduction to Printmaking ARTS 1030Intro to Printmaking is a survey of basic printmaking techniques and materials to create original prints. For centuries artists working in many different media and styles have worked in printmaking as a means to discover new ways to visualize their work.

This course provides the opportunity for students to explore a range of printmaking processes including Relief, Monotype, Intaglio using dry point and mezzotint, and Polymer Plate Lithography. Students will also have a chance to try new materials such as photo-sensitive etching plates that approximate the same effects created in etching and aquatint.

Studio: 6 hours

Prerequisites

  • None

Works

Printmaking II ARTS 2360

Printmaking II ARTS 2360In Printmaking II Students create more advanced and individualized projects in a variety of print processes including Relief, Intaglio, Monotype, Plate Lithography, and Photo-sensitive platemaking to obtain linear or tonal techniques. Through the development and completion of individual projects s Printmaking II enables students to create artwork beyond the scope of introductory level work and build a portfolio of printed works.

Studio: 6 hours

Prerequisites

  • ARTS 1030

Works

Current Exhibitions

Student Exhibition Fall 2021

  • A showcase of the incredible talent, determination and creativity of our students. All the featured artwork was made this semester by students as coursework in the Art, Art History, and Design Department.
  • image credit: 'Miri the Wolf' by Charis Beaudoin
Student Exhibition Fall 2021 Student Exhibition Fall 2021

Student Exhibition Fall 2021

  • Browse the exhibition at the link below to see drawings, paintings, photography, digital art, graphic design and more. We applaud our students, and invite you to explore the exhibition!
  • image credit: 'Look With Your Eyes Not Your Mouth' by Faith Lapierre
Student Exhibition Fall 2021 Student Exhibition Fall 2021

Areas of Study