Graphic Chemical is one of the world’s largest sources for printmaking materials. Complete lines of products are featured for etching, litho, relief, and screen printing materials.
Alan Steel & Supply Company
Discount source for copper, zinc, aluminum plates. No minimum purchase. 505 East Bayshore Road. Redwood City, CA 94063. (650) 369-2526. Mon-Fri: 8am–4:30pm. Sat-Sun: Closed.
Alco Metal & Iron Company
Discount source for copper, zinc, aluminum plates. $30 minimum purchase. 1091 Doolittle Drive. San Leandro, CA 94577. (510) 562-1107. Mon-Fri: 7 am – 4:30 pm. Sat: 8 am – 12 pm.
Creative Screen Technologies
An East Bay family-owned screenprint supply source. Custom built aluminum frames, camera work and screen re-stretching. 1785 Timothy Dr. Suite 2. San Leandro, CA 94577. (510) 351-2482. Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm.
Dick Blick sells art supplies, including printmaking supplies and presses locally and online. [CSP members receive 10% discount every day.]
Daniel Smith sells art supplies, including printmaking supplies and presses online. Located in the northwest at 4150 First Avenue South. Seattle, Washington 98134. (206) 223-9599
Midwest Sign & Screen Printing Supply
East Bay source for pre-stretched screen frames, substrates and inks. 21054 Alexander Court. Hayward, CA. 94545-1234. PHONE: (510)732-5800 FAX: (510) 732-7624. Mon-Fri: 8 am -5 pm.
Utrecht Art Supplies
Utrecht sells art supplies, including printmaking supplies and presses locally and online.
Where To Print
The Book Institute is a fully equipped shop for work on copperplate, letterpress and handbindery, including 30 x 60 Krause Press, Aquatint, Hot plates, Wiping Stations, everything for copperplate, engraving, mezzotint, Charbonel ink, pigment lab, film output, polymerplates up to 24×30 inch, full handbindery, full letterpress department. The shop is open for artists to print and learn.
Crown Point Press
Crown Point is a print publisher and gallery in San Francisco which features etchings and Asian woodcut original prints by contemporary artists such as Wayne Thiebaud Sol LeWitt, Richard Diebenkorn, Ed Ruscha, John Cage. They also offer summer workshops to interested printmakers.
Graphic Arts Workshop
The Graphic Arts Workshop is a printmaking cooperative in San Francisco, founded in 1952 by faculty from the California Labor College. Today, the cooperative has approximately 40 members working in traditional fine art printmaking techniques. Members have 24/7 access to the studio space. GAW also offers printmaking classes.
Kala Art Institute
The Kala Art Institute is a multicultural printmaking workshop in Berkeley, California. It features gallery space, offers workshops, professional printing work space, and a residency program.
Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio
Mission Gráfica is a publicly funded printmaking studio and offers affordable access to rentable studio space and printmaking classes. Located at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco, it has facilities for woodcut, intaglio, mono-print and screen printing on paper and textiles. Mission Grafica has been open for over 40 years and houses one of the largest historical collections of prints and posters in California. CSP member Marsha Shaw is the studio manager.
Co-founded by CSP member Dixie Laws, Myrtle Press is a Sacramento printmaking studio with facilities for intaglio, relief, and screen printing. Myrtle Press offers workshops in a variety of printmaking techniques, as well as monthly memberships and hourly rates for studio use.
The San Francisco Center for the Book
The San Francisco Center for the Book is a center of inspiration for the book arts world, featuring the art & craft of letterpress printing, bookbinding, and artists bookmaking.
School of Visual Philosophy
The School of Visual Philosophy in San Jose has a fully loaded print shop with Lithography, Silkscreen, Etching, Monotype, Woodcut and Solar plate etching equipment. Daily, weekly and monthly memberships available!
In the United States
Donkey Mill Art Center
The center is located near the artist community of Holualoa along the Mamalahoa Kona Heritage Corridor on the Big Island of Hawaii.
State of the art studios staffed by artist technicians in printmaking, photography (Maui’s only public darkroom), painting and drawing, digital media, fiber arts, ceramics and jewelry, provide a vital resource for both artist practitioners and students.
Lower East Side Print Shop
The Lower East Side Print Shop at West 37th Street in New York City offers hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly studio rental. The studio includes facilities for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen techniques, photo and digital processes.
Zea Mays Printmaking
Zea Mays Printmaking offers workshops in green printmaking processes, artist residencies, and yearly studio membership. Located in Florence (Northampton), Massachusetts, Zea Mays is dedicated to the practice and dissemination of safe, health conscious printmaking. Studio facilities include intaglio, relief, serigraphy, photopolymer, monotype, collagraph and mixed media printmaking.
Outside of the United States
Art Studio Fuji
Art Studio Fuji offers courses in screenprinting, batik, and jewelry in Florence, Italy during the academic year, in June, and in July.
Monotype in Mazatlan
Glen Rogers, long-standing CSP artist member, offers monotype workshops at her Mazatlan studio.
Skopelos Foundation for the Arts
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts offers residencies, university programs and workshops for ceramists, painters, printmakers, screen-printers and sculptors from May through October.