College of Arts and Communication
Artist Kiki Smith

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Department of Art + Design
PH: 262-472-1324

Printmaking Facilities

Facilities | Courses | Printmaking Home

Equipped with 4 professional flatbed presses, 1 Reprex Letterpress, an industrial grade papercutter, NuArc exposure unit, Screenprinting equipment, computer terminals, darkroom, and digital projection unit, the 1300 square foot Printmaking Studio supports Intaglio, Relief, Screenprinting, Monotype, Letterpress and Book Arts processes. Additional equipment includes an aquatint chamber, vertical etching tanks, intaglio hotplates, print drying racks and flat file storage for student work.


Recent studio and equipment upgrades in the Printmaking area include a large Screenprinting washout unit with backlit illumination, an industrial-grade power hose, a light-tight photoemulsion drying cabinet, and several mobile Screenprint frame and backboard storage racks. Upgrades in the Printmaking area also include additional glass inking stations, new studio seating, and several large heavy-duty workbenches. A professional Epson 7900 wide-format Inkjet Printer has most recently been added to the studio for hybridic traditional/digital investigations and output.