Riverhouse Editions

Profile: Publisher

Owners: William and Jan van Straaten

Master Printer: Susan Hover Oehme


2620 South Copper Frontage No. 4

Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

(970) 870-8944

Web: www.riverhouseeditions.com

Mediums: Etching, monotype

Riverhouse Editions is the outgrowth of the van Straaten Gallery, one of the country's oldest and largest dealers in contemporary fine prints. Artists spend two to three weeks working with the master printer and staff in the etching studio beside the Elk River. There is a larger workshop near the gallery in the town of Steamboat, where most of the editioning is done.

Robert Brown Gallery

Profile: Gallery/Contract/Publisher

Director: Robert Brown

Founded: 1978

Phone: (202) 483-4383 (Washington)
(212)-989-9080 (New York City)

Web: www.robertbrowngallery.com

Media: photography, lithography, intaglio, woodblock

Robert Brown Gallery has pursued a number of publishing projects in association with David Krut Fine Art and in collaboration with individual artists.

By appointment only.

Member of the International Fine Print Dealers' Association.

No classes/workshops offered.


Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Profile: Co-operative Workshop

Director and Master Printer: Phillip Sanders

323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

(646) 416-6226

Web: http://efa1.org/RBPW/?Page=RBPW-Home

Media: Lithography, intaglio, relief, monoprint, photo-printmaking, digital printmaking

Facilities: Three large etching presses and two lithography presses (can print up to 40" x 60"), an acid room with a dedicated ventilation system, and an Anderson-Vreeland processor for photo polymer plates, 2 editioning rooms (1 for etching and 1 for lithography), over 100 lithography stones, miscellaneous other printing tools and equipment, a print archive and a small exhibition space. The digital lab includes Mac G5s, scanner, and printers.

Located in The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Center, the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop is committed to inspiring and fostering an artistic community of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity for the making of fine prints.

Classes and workshops are offered.

Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper

Profile: Publisher

Director: Lynn Allen

Master Printer: Randy Hemminghaus

Master Papermaker: Anne Q. McKeown

Founded: 1986

Department of Visual Arts
Mason Gross School of the Arts
33 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

(732) 932-2222 ext 838


Media: Lithography, silkscreen, intaglio, relief, letterpress, papermaking, digital printmaking, photographic processes

As part of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, RCIPP is a learning center where invited artists produce fine prints with the master printer, master papermaker, and students interns.

Segura Publishing Company
Profile: Contract/Publisher

Director: Joseph Segura

Founded: 1981

4665 South Ash Avenue Suite G7
Tempe, AZ 85282

Phone: (480) 894-0551

Web: www.segura.com

Mediums: Lithography, intaglio, monoprint, monotype, collotye, woodcut, photolithography, photography (including 19th century photographic processes such as photogravure, ambrotype, etc.)

Facilities: 3,500 square foot space with gallery, darkroom, lithography and etching presses.

Segura Publishing Company produces limited edition prints and monotypes by leading contemporary artists.

Member of the International Fine Print Dealers Association.

Shark's Ink

Profile: Publisher

Director and Master Printer: Bud Shark

Founded: 1976

550 Blue Mountain Rd.
Lyons, CO 80540

(303) 823-9190

Web: www.sharksink.com

Media: Lithography, woodcut, monotype, relief, metal leaf, chine colle, embossing, three-dimensional lithography

Facilities: 44" x 84" Tachach lithography Press (motorized), photo-lithography facilities

Shark's Ink is a notable contemporary American print publisher that has been in business for 28 years. Since 1976, Shark's has published prints and multiples by a distinguished group of invited artists.

No classes are offered.

Solo Impression, Inc.

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Director and Master Printer: Judith Solodkin

Founded: 1975

601 W. 26th St., 2M
New York, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 229-9292

Web: www.soloimpression.com

Media: Fine art lithography, letter press, woodcut, special fabrications and complex projects, fabric embroidery, sewing and printing, livres d'artistes (book arts)

Facilities: Three lithography presses: one measures 45" x 90", another measures 32" x 52", two letterpresses: one measures 28" x 28", one measures 19" x 21", photo plate-making facilities, 2 relief presses, laminating presses, two sewing machines, one serger, computer facilities.

The Solo Gallery exhibits fine art prints published by Solo Impression. The workshop specializes in contract printmaking concentrating in a collaborative approach with the artist.

No classes are offered.

Tamarind Institute

Profile: University/Contract/Publisher

Directory: Marjorie Devon

Master Printer: Bill Lagattuta

Founded: 1960

108-110 Cornell Dr. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Phone: (505) 277-3901

Web: http://tamarind.unm.edu

Media: Lithography, monoprinting

Tamarind Institute is a center for fine art lithography that trains master printers, engages in teaching and research, and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. Outreach programs and international projects are offered.

Classes are offered.

Tandem Press

Profile: University/Publisher

Executive Director: Paula McCarthy Panczenko

Master Printer: Andrew Rubin

Founded: 1987

University of Wisconsin
201 S. Dickinson St.
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: (608) 263-3437

Web: www.tandempress.wisc.edu

Media: Intaglio, lithography, relief, photogravure, letterpress, collograph, monoprints

Facilities: Takach lithography press 40" x 72", Takach Conversion Press 44" x 84", Dake Hydrolic press 48" x 48", Bunch Press 30" x 60", Bunch Press 5' x 12', Vandercook SP15, Vandercook 325G

Tandem Press is a self-supporting studio which operates under the auspices of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is designed to foster research, collaboration, experimentation, and innovation in the field of printmaking.

Classes are offered.

10 Grand Press

Profile: Contract/Publisher

1024 Dean Street #3
Brooklyn, NY


E-mail: grandpress@yahoo.com

Web: www.10grandpress.com

Media: Intaglio, monoprint, relief, paper lithography, solar plates, and stencils

10 Grand Press is an independent print shop that specializes in fine art printing. Artists work with a professional printer to create original works on paper.

Tiny Showcase

Profile: Visual Arts Community/Gallery

Directors: Jon Buonaccorsi and Sheaila Finch

Founded: 2004

P.O. Box 2413
Providence, RI 02906

Web: www.tinyshowcase.com

E-mail: curator@tinyshowcase.com

The goal of Tiny Showcase is to create a forum and community for emerging artists and art viewers on a budget: is enables artists to showcase their talent while also making it possible for less wealthy art enthusiasts to purchase the art. Each week, Tiny Art's directors select a new piece of small-scale artwork and send it to the digital artwork reproduction braintrust IO Lanbs, Inc. to be transformed into a limited edition print series. The prints are then sold for around the same price as a book, CD or record. A percentage of the money earned form each sale is also donated to a charity chosen by the artist.

No classes/workshops offered.

Two Palms Press

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Director: David Lasry


476 Broadway, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10013

Phone: (212) 965-8598

Web: www.twopalmspress.com

Intaglio, relief, monoprint

Two Palms Press publishes and produces prints and other works in collaboration with noted contemporary artists.

No classes are offered.

Universal Limited Art Editions, Inc.

Profile: Publisher

Bill and Larissa Goldston

Founded: 1957

1446 North Clinton Ave.
Bay Shore, NY 11706

Phone: (631) 665-2291


Lithography, intaglio, woodblock, wood engraving, silkscreen, photogravure

Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE) a fine art print publisher, was formally established in 1957 by Tatyana Grosman in a small cottage on Long Island. Today, by invitation, ULAE collaborates with invited artists to make limited edition prints and artists' books.

No classes are offered.

Van Deb Editions

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Directors: Marjorie Van Dyke and Deborah Freedman

Master Printer: Marjorie Van Dyke

Founded: 1999

313 West 37th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Phone: (212) 564-5553

Web: www.vandeb.com

Media: Intaglio, relief

Wade Wilson Art

Profile: Contract/Publisher/Gallery

Directors: Wade Wilson and Caroline Tyson


4411 Montrose Blvd., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: (713) 521- 2977

Web: www.wadewilsonart.com

Wade Wilson Art is a gallery that specializes in art pertaining to minimalism, modernism, and concrete. Its subsidiary organization, Wade Wilson Art Editions, commissions printed work in a variety of printmaking media.

Watanabe Studio

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Director: Jo Watanabe

644 Pacific Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Phone: (718) 622-7944

Etching, relief printing, silkscreen

Wildwood Press

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Master Printer:Maryanne Ellison Simmons

1627 Washington Ave. #802
St. Louis, MO 63103

Phone: (314) 436-4316


Media: Collograph, woodcut, lithography, monoprint

press size: 5' x 10'

Wildwood Press specializes in small editions of large mixed media prints.

No classes are offered.

Wingate Studios

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Director: Peter Pettengill

Master Printers: Jillian Dy and Caitlin Riordan and Raphael Griswold

Founded: 1985

941 Northfield Road
Hinsdale, NH 03451

Phone: (603) 239-8223

Web: www.wingatestudio.com

Media: Etching, relief, monotype

Facilities: 2000 sq. ft. studio with one
36 x 60 inch American French Tool etching press, one 40 x 70 inch Ledeuil etching press, aquatint box and oven to accomodate 30 x 40 inch plates, steel-facing tank that will accomodate a 30 x 40 inch plate, and print dryer with 48 x 48 inch capacity.

Located in an old dairy barn on farmland in the Connecticut River valley of southwestern New Hampshire, Wingate Studio publishes and produces original prints in collaboration with contemporary artists and print publishers.

No classes are offered but internship opportunities are available.

Women's Studio Workshop

Profile: Arts Organization/Workshop

Executive Director: Ann Kalmbach

Founded: 1974

PO Box 489
Rosendale, NY 12472

Phone: (845) 658-9133

Web: www.wsworkshop.org

Media: Papermaking, letterpress, etching, silkscrenn, book arts, photography, ceramics

Facilities: The Women's Studio Workshop is an establishment for women and men alike. This facility has a variety of studios, including a 900 sq. ft. screenprinting studio equipped with a selection of screens measuring up to 3' x 4', photo facilities for work measuring up to 30" x 40", and miscellaneous other silkscreen tools and equipment, a 1200 sq. ft. etching studio equipped with 2 Charles brand presses (30" x 50", 28" x 48"), a variety of rollers, an acid room, and various other etching equipment, a 1000 sq. ft. papermaking studio equipped with a Hollander Beater, hydraulic press, and a variety of moulds and deckles, a letterpress stuido equipped with an 11" x 18" Chandler and Price platen press, 2 book presses, a 14" x 20" Vandercoook proof press, a variety of typefaces and miscellaneous other equipment, as well as studios for ceramics and photography.

Classes, workshops, artist-in-residence grants, a Summer Arts Institute, and an internship program are offered. The Women's Studio Workshop also provides fellowship opportunities, retreats, private instruction, and studio rentals.

Wycross Press

Profile: Contract/Publisher

Owner/Director: Conrad Ross

PO Box 2311
Auburn, AL 36830

Phone: (334) 887-6836

Web: www.wycrosspress.com

Media: Relief, lithography, intaglio, silkscreen

Wycross Press publishes unique limited-edition multiples and is devoted to experimental printmaking. Assisted workshop rentals are available for a daily fee.

No classes are offered

Zea Mays Printmaking

Profile: Workshop/Contract

Director: Liz Chalfin

221 Pine St. Studio 320
Florence, MA 01062

(413) 584-1783

Web: www.zeamaysprintmaking.com

Media: Intaglio, relief, monotype, with an emphasis on non-toxic materials

Facilities: 2,000 sq. ft. studio featuring 2 Takach-Garfield etching presses (32" x 60", 24" x 40"), a 24" x 34" Praga etching press, small book press, UV plate exposure unit (40" x 50" bed), airbrush booth, full plate processing facilities, vertical etching tank with ferric chloride, and an exhibition space.

Zea Mays is a workshop dedicated to developing and promoting the use of safer, less toxic printmaking techniques. Located in the in the Arts and Industry Building in Florence, Massachusetts, the workshop offers many educational programs, and is also available for contract printing.

Classes and workshops are offered. Open studio access is available for qualified artists.