St. Michael's Printshop is an artist-run print studio which provides professional fine art printmaking facilities for established and emerging artists. A lure for printmakers who crave a space in which to create art surrounded by the extraordinary natural landscape of the North Atlantic, the Printshop also attracts visuals artists who wish to explore printmaking as a new medium for the first time through workshops with local and visiting printmakers.

Staff:
Mike Connolly, Studio Manager
Caroline Clarke, Business Manager

Board of Directors:

Jack Botsford
Tom Mills
Ginok Song
Jane Helleur
David Kelly
Philippa Jones
Adam Woodland
Mandy Woodland
Geoff Meeker
Cathy Duke
Audrey Feltham
Jonathan Green
Jillian Waite
Veselina Tomova

Visiting artist schedule 2012-13

April- Raluca Iancu, Quebec
May- Christine Koch, Newfoundland
June- Nathalie Vanderveken, Quebec
August- Jennifer Morgan, Newfoundland
September- Karen Cornelius, Manitoba
February 2013- Sarah Gordon, UK

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UPCOMING AT ST. MICHAEL’S


DON WRIGHT PRINT SCHOLARSHIP 2013-14

Deadline for submissions is March 31st.

Click here for more info.


POP-UPS! (rescheduled dates)

Saturday March 2nd and Sunday March 3rd, 10am-5pm

$150 materials included.

Book Artist Tara Bryan will teach you how to make pop-up structures that can be used individually or combined to create cards, decorations, book illustrations, and more. Starting with simple cut-on-the-fold pop-ups and moving to more complex assembled movable structures, you will learn the basic techniques for designing your own pop-up images. There will be time to experiment with various papers, adhesives and other materials to hone your skills and play. Bring your own drawings, prints, paintings, magazines- anything on paper that can be cut out - and learn to turn them into 3-D movable images!
(bring your own scissors, x-acto knife, ruler, and a pencil, and any images you want to play with)


INTRODUCTION TO ETCHING

April 1-5, 2013; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With Jennifer Morgan

This workshop is designed for beginner printmakers, art teachers, and high school art students building portfolios.

An introduction to etching with aluminum plates. This method uses non-toxic acids and solvents that can be used in the classroom. Notes will be provided and art teachers will be introduced to the Anne Meredith Barry Press, which can be borrowed for educational purposes.
  • Dry point
  • Line etching
  • Value etching (open biting)
  • Sugar lift (texture)
  • Intaglio printing
  • Printing with colour
  • Lab time
$200 for members; $235 non-members (supplies included)


INTRODUCTION TO LITOGRAPHY

With Mike Connolly

Learn the basics of stone lithography in this hands on workshop with Mike Connolly.Learn everything from preparing the stone, drawing the image, processing and printing, right down to signing and numbering your prints.
Wednesday evenings, March 13-April 10th
6-9PM
$300, materials included.

To to see artwork click here.


PHOTOCOPY TRANSFERS FOR STONE LITOGRAPHY

Saturday April 27-Sunday April 28th, 10-4PM

$100 members: $130 non members

Visiting artist Audrey Hurd will show you how to incorporate photographic images into lithography through the use of photocopy tranfers. In this 2 day workshops participants will learn to transfer their photographic images onto a stone, and then alter or add to them using traditional lithography drawing techniques. Basic printing procedures will be covered as well.
This workshop is best suited to those who have completed an introductory course in lithography.

To to see artwork click here.