Open Edition: A Printmaking Seminar

If you love printmaking you’ll love this class. Open Edition offers intermediate and advanced printmakers the chance to work in an open and collaborative learning community with instruction from a skilled printmaker, using some of the best printmaking facilities in the Midwest. Selected demos are offered, along with individual tutorials as needed. Sessions will also include informal dialogues, large and small group critiques, and studio time. The learning environment is collaborative and relaxed. Experienced students may work in screenprinting, intaglio, relief, letterpress and/or digital printmaking. Students may work in the printshop outside of class time during regular hours and when other classes are not in session.

The class is restricted to intermediate and advanced printmakers only. No beginning instruction will be offered. / Materials fee of $12 and facilities fee of $105 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Prerequisite: Students must be able to work independently in at least one printmaking medium: intaglio, relief, litho, or screen. Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required. Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator helpful but not required.

What to bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. A complete list of suggested materials will be emailed to students in the week before the first class and will also be discussed during the first class meeting.

What to wear: Clothes appropriate for messy creativity. Closed-toed shoes are required, long hair should be tied back.

Please Register Before: February 7
If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.
Class Savings
Register on or before January 20 and save $25.
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only).
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Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

CSFA 9377 SP20
Date Start: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Date End: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Main Building, Room 405 (Printshop)
Age Group: 
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 18 and above
Days of Week: 
Print, Paper, Bookmaking
See above