Located at 250 Main Street in Memorial Auditorium, the Print Studio offers seasonal classes in printmaking and book arts ranging from introductory courses to master workshops, all taught by experienced artists. The spacious studio includes a 30 x 48" Takach etching press, a 38 x 32" vacuum-sealed exposure unit, large work tables, ample storage space, inks, solvents, and a variety of materials available on site. Studio 250 is equipped for silkscreen, relief and intaglio printmaking (including etching), and monotype, and offers extensive open studio hours at affordable rates for seasoned printmakers as well as beginning students.
OPEN STUDIO SCHEDULE
The BCA Print Studio at Memorial Auditorium closed on 12/23/2016 and will be reopening at its new home, 407 Pine Street, in late Spring 2017. At present there are no open studio hours. Below is an example open studio schedule for reference. For information about the Clay Studio's move or to add your name to a waitlist for new studio members, please contact Chris Vaughn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY: 9:00AM-1:00PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
WEDNESDAY: 9:00AM-1:00PM, 5:30PM-9:30PM
SATURDAY: 9:00AM-1:00PM, 3:30PM-7:30PM
SUNDAY: 9:00AM-1:00PM, 4:30PM-8:30PM
Print Studio rental costs $55 per month with discounts available for the purchase of rental in 3, 6 and 12 month increments. BCA Members receive an additional discount on all studio rental.
- 1 month - $55 / $49.55 BCA Members (10% off)
- 3 months - $148.50 (10% off) / $140.25 BCA Members (15% off)
- 6 months - $280.50 (15% off) / $264 BCA Members (20% off)
- 1 year -$528 (20% off) / $495 BCA Members (25% off)
All rentals due on the 1st of the month. Any new renters will be prorated $1.50/day if they join in the middle of the month to start them on the 1st of the month cycle.
- Use of press, equipment, tools and solvents*
- Reduced fee use of Logan 750 mat cutter and heat press (please call the Community Darkroom for more info)
- Storage space to store work and supplies
- Opportunities to exhibit work
*Printmaking paper and inks are not included.
Studio hours change monthly based on class schedules.
For questions about classes or education programs - contact Kiersten Williams
For questions about studio membership - contact Chris Vaughn