Printmaking Studio

Located in the renowned historic arts building, 401 Richmond, Open Studio’s expansive and well-equipped 6,000 sq/ft studio has production facilities and equipment for relief, intaglio, screenprinting, lithography (including photo-based processes), and basic computer equipment.

 

Printmaking Studio Facilities

Through our facility rental program, the Studio provides artists with an expansive and well-equipped studio with production facilities and equipment for relief, intaglio, screenprinting and lithography (including photo-based processes). Open Studio also provides basic computer equipment.
 

EQUIPMENT LIST:
Intaglio and Relief Printing Equipment
Screenprinting Equipment
Lithography Equipment
Photo Exposure Equipment
Computer Equipment
 

Intaglio and Relief Printing Equipment

printmaking studio - etching and relief.

      • 1 American French Tool etching press – 48” x 78” press bed
      • 1 American French Tool press – 30” x 48” press bed
      • 1 Charles Brand press – 16” x 30” press bed
      • 1 Sturges press – 16” x 48” press bed
      • 1 Vandercook electric type high relief press – 15” x 20” bed size
      • furniture and limited amount of type
      • 1 Metal plate cutter
      • 1 Stainless steel paper soaking tray – 37” x 52”
      • 1 Horizontal nitric acid bath – 32.5” x 42.5”
      • 1 Vertical ferric chloride acid bath – 18” x 24”
      • 1 Solvent recycling unit
      • 1 Hot plate
      • Fusion boxes for aquatint
      • Rosin box for aquatint
      • Assorted hand rollers and brayers, including viscosity set.

Screenprinting Equipment

printmaking studio - screenprinting

    • 1 Accu-Glide Screenprinting vacuum table – 24” x 30”
    • 1 Accu-Glide Screenprinting vacuum table – 25” x 38”
    • 2 Vacuum printing tables – 44” x 32
    • 1 Seri-Glide One-Person Squeegee Screenprinting table – 52” x 96”
    • 1 American Masterprint One-Person Squeegee Screen Printing Table- 47”x64”
    • 1 Horizontal light table, 1 Vertical light table
    • Screen coating room and coated screen storage closet
    • Vented washout room with power spray washer
    • 4 Drying racks
    • Assorted squeegees
    • Assorted screens available for rent
    • Refrigerator for emulsion storage

Lithography Equipment

printmaking studio - lithography

    • 1 Griffin press for stones or plates up to 39.5” x 72.5”
    • 1 Praga press for stones or plates up to 30” x 46”
    • 1 Wepplo motorized press for stones or plates up to 36” x 53”
    • Stones ranging from book size up to 32” x 43”
    • 1 Hydraulic hand-operated lift for moving stones
    • 1 Graining sink
    • Levigators, drying racks, leather rollers and portable stone
    • tables for moving stones in progress

Photo Exposure Equipment

    • NuArc 3000 watt single point light unit
    • 60” x 70” wall mounted vacuum frame

Computer Equipment

    • 2 – iMacs (20 “ & 27”)
    • HP LaserJet 700 B+W printer, up to 12” x 20”
    • Epson 1100xL opaque + transparency scanner

Photos by: Kate Tarini