María Massone Studio María Massone from Buenos Aires, Argentina teaches Moku
Hanga at her studio. She is also the Academic coordinator of the program "The Universe Ukiyo"
at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the Buenos Aires University. Massone is a researcher
interested in the Edo Period as well as an artist, so her classes include both theoretical and
practical training covering traditional Japanese wood printmaking and its contemporary variations.
Her interests have led her to redesign tools and other Moku Hanga supplies using natural materials
available in Argentina. She studied with Hiroki Morinoue, Katsutoshi Yuasa and Hidehiko Gotou.
You can contact her at
massonenacha [at] gmail.com.
Proyecto 'Ace "explores the entire spectrum of printmaking and its interfaces with photography,
design and new media through residences, exhibitions, master classes, lectures, workshops and collaboration
with master printmakers." Located in Bueno Aires. Their web site is
Australian Print Workshop has an annual program of exhibitions and projects,
and offers a selection of high quality original limited edition Australian prints for sale online.
Banff Centre in Banff (Alberta) offers artist residencies on location in the beautiful Canadian
Rockies to a wide range of artists working in a variety of mediums including printmaking. Go to
for residency program information and
to learn about the printmaking facilities. To receive information about new programs, please join the contact list at
Artscape hosts the Gibraltar Point International Artist Residency Program on Toronto Island,
Toronto, Canada and accepts international artists to its program. For information, please go to
Malaspina Printmakers Society on Granville Island in Vancouver, British Columbia offers studio
space for lithography, intaglio, relief and photo-based printmaking that can be rented by the week, month or
year. They offer regular workshops and classes. www.malaspinaprintmakers.com
SNAP (The Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists) in Edmonton, Alberta is an artist-run
printmaking centre. The space includes a gallery and printmaking studio, and provides a comprehensive range
of programming including exhibitions, classes, workshops, lectures, mentorships, artists’ residencies
and publishing. snapartists.com
Guanlan Print Residency The Guanlan Print Original Industry Base offers printmakers the chance
of artists' residencies, free of charge. Opened in May, 2008, it offers excellent print facilities. A whole
traditional Hakka village has been transformed into comfortable artists' housing. Artists must cover their own
travel and food costs. Contact Zhao Jiachun for information at
jiachunzhao [at] 126.com.
Grafisk Vaerksted / Naestved (The Graphic Arts Print Workshop in the city of Naestved) in Denmark
offers living space and press time to guest artists. Information on how to apply can be found at
Fyns Grafiske Vaerksted is a printmaking studio on Odense in Denmark. Space is available to
members. Go to www.fynsgv.dk for information on how to apply.
druckstelle is a printmaking studio in Berlin-Kreuzberg with facilities for intaglio, woodblock
and screen printmaking. They are especially interested in traditional Japanese woodblock and new techniques
of intaglio such as acrylic grounds and Solarplates. Workshops are offered and international guest artists are
also invited to teach. Classes are taught in both German and English and English informational booklets
are also available. www.druckstelle.info/en/index.htm
The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts on Skopelos Island,
Greece offers many classes in printmaking. Visit their site
Dedalo Center for Contemporary Art, about an hour east of Rome in the town of Castiglione a
Casauria, offers courses and workshops in printmaking, painting, botanical art, ceramics and photography as
well as sponsoring exhibits and exchanges. Artists can also organize their own workshops, rent studio space
and lodging on a weekly or monthly basis. Their web site is www.centrodedalo.it
Firenze ArtiVisive in Florence mainly offers classes in monotype, intaglio and etching; however
they encourage all forms of printmaking. Their site is www.firenze-artivisive.org
The Florence Printmaking and Photography Studio in Florence offers classes in etching, lithography,
book arts, letterpress and alternative processes. In addition to classes that can be taken for college credit,
they also offer short courses and artist residencies. For more information, go to
Il Bisante in Florence offers classes in intaglio, litho and wood engraving. Classes range
in length from three days to over a month. Students have access to their extensive collection of prints as well
as the studio. Their web site is www.ilbisonte.it
Santa Reparata International School of Art, is also in Florence,
Italy. In addition to year-around classes, the school offers
summer printmaking workshops with English-speaking instructors.
You can find them at www.fionline.it/santareparata/
Studio Internazionale di Grafica Printmaking and Artists Book Program at the Scuola Internazionale
di Grafica in Venice offers residencies to printmakers. +39-041-721-950, scuolagrafica.it
Venice Printmaking in Venice, Italy, offers on-going residencies
to printmakers. Venice Printmaking specializes in large format
prints, but those who work smaller are also welcome. For
information go to www.veniceprintmaking.it
AIR-J is a listing of Artist-In-Residence programs in many art forms,
Karuizawa Mokuhanga School in Karuizawa, Japan (about an hour from Tokyo) is
run by Terry McKenna. Terry offers Mokuhanga residencies and Mokuhanga themed tours in Kyoto.
An online Mokuhanga Workshop is also available. mokuhanga-school.jp
Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory (MI-LAB) Artist-in-Residence Program
(formerly Nagasawa Art Park Pilot Program) is designed for international artists, print teachers and printmakers
who wish to learn Japanese mokuhanga printmaking techniques with Japanese teachers. Located at MI-LAB Studio/Residence
near Lake Kawaguchi on a foot of Mt. Fuji located at Fuji-Kawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi-ken, Japan.
Richard Steiner's Kyoto International Mokuhanga School offers several options for learning mokuhanga, from
the serious professional artist to the beginner who wishes to pursue earnestly this art/craft medium. All
options are available to Japanese, foreign residents in Japan and visitors to the country. For information
about Mr. Steiner, visit his web site at www.richard-steiner.net.
For information about the school, please go to www.mokuhanga-school.net.
Arquetopia offers printmaking residencies in the historic district of Puebla, Mexico. The Printmaking Special
Artist Residency is a self-directed art production residency for experienced printmakers. The supported techniques
are intaglio, linoleum, woodcut, polyester plate, silkscreen and lithography, working on stone from Mexico.
Maximum dimensions of the lithography printing press are 27 X 19 inches and of the etching press are 60 X 35
inches. For more information, about Arquetopia, visit arquetopia.org;
for information about the printmaking residency, visit
La Ceiba Gráfica, Coatepec, Veracruz offers art residency programs,
specializing in teaching and production of traditional graphic arts including lithography,
moku hanga (Japanese traditional wood block printing) and etching. In our lithography and moku hanga shops
we use almost 100% equipment and materials designed and manufactured by ourselves with local resources and the
help of local craftsmen. They welcome student groups interested in developing their graphic art skills with an eco-friendly outlook.
011 52 (228) 816-93-30, ceibagrafica [at] gmail.com
Guanajuato, GTO Mexico
Jenny Hibbard, Jim Hibbard and Hugo Anaya Barba run this
private art center. Piramidal Grafica provides a large, well-equipped
and flexible studio in which to create drawings,
paintings, mixed media, and off-press or press-pulled intaglio,
lithographic or monotype prints. www.piramidalgrafica.com
Te Kowhai Print Trust seeks to enrich the lives of artists and printmakers in Whangarei, New Zealand.
They offer classes and workshops in many techniques including woodcut and linocut. Their facilities are open to
the community and visiting artists, and they support a variety of symposiums and exhibits.
Art Print Residence is an artist residency in Arenys de Munt (Barcelona) specialized in
intaglio printmaking and woodcut. Open call is ongoing every season. Easter and summer courses every year.
For further information visit artprintresidence.com or email
artprintresidence [at] gmail.com.
El Gallinero is a house in Granada, Spain available for artists to rent and offered by Maureen
Booth of Pomegranate Editions. The house is called El Gallinero (The Chicken House) because it is built on the
site of a former hen house. Finished in January, 2010, it is open to receive artists and writers for shorter
or longer stays, including summer printmaking courses. For more information, go to
www.maureenbooth.com, email Maureen at
maureen [at] maureenbooth.com
or call +34 658 953399.
The Sidney Nolan Trust in Presteigne, Powys offers printmaking
classes, an annual fine art print exhibtion, and a printmaking studio. For information go to