Tag Archive: Printmaking

Exploring Photopolymer Printmaking – Nancy Diessner

Jul 13, 2015

Tuition: $775 ($698 members) Lab fee: $50 Class limit: 7 Student Material List Participants in this workshop will learn how to work with Toyobo photopolymer plates to create rich, tonally sensitive, and expressive intaglio prints. What distinguishes these plates from other types of photopolymer plates is their broad tonal range, which means you’ll get rich… View Article

Spring Intern Exhibition: “How to Make a Home”

May 15, 2015

Women’s Studio Workshop is pleased to announce How to Make a Home, an exhibition featuring work from our spring 2015 interns: Katie Bosley, Danielle LaCasse, Ellen Prosko, and Katie Wofford. They’ve each dedicated their free time to develop their own creative practices, culminating in a show opening May 23. We’ll celebrate with a fully packed schedule,… View Article

Hands-on Art: a Journey in Artmaking

Feb 20, 2015

February is a busy month around here! Of course, we’re in full prep mode for the Chili Bowl Fiesta, but we’re also welcoming 80 elementary and middle school students into the studio through our Art-in-Education program, Hands-on Art. This program invites students and teachers from local schools to work in our professionally equipped studios alongside practicing artists, and… View Article

Hands-On Art: Pulled, Printed, and Pressed

Nov 25, 2014

Laughter resonated through every studio in the building as WSW wrapped up another prolific session of our Art-in-Education (AIE) program, Hands-on Art. Make no mistake, though, these young artists have been working hard over the last four weeks to create handmade paper, and sets of prints in both etching and silkscreen. In the final week… View Article

A 19-2 View: Libby Scarlett in the Studio

Oct 29, 2014

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be following the development of Libby Scarlett’s artist’s book, A 19-2 View. This is the first post of the series. Every night in Amsterdam, Art-in-Education Artist’s Book Resident Libby Scarlett would sit on her balcony, overlooking the maze of gardens and flats across the way. Regardless of the weather, she… View Article

Rooted in Narrative: Lucy Gans in the Studio

Oct 14, 2014

For twenty-five years, Workspace Resident Lucy Gans has been carrying the gnarled roots of a beautiful rose bush she dug out of her garden. Its remains have moved with her from house to house, and they’ve become tied to Lucy’s personal history. In her newest body of work, the roots appear delicately intertwined with her… View Article

No Direction Home: The Life & Work of Zarina

Jul 11, 2014

WSW’s 2014 gala honoree maps her life, makes a home in paper & print Zarina Hashmi‘s printed lines run like scars across her paper’s surface, cleaving space, creating borders, and telling stories. Her 1997 portfolio of woodblock prints Homes I Made / A Life in Nine Lines delineates the floorplans of the houses and apartments… View Article

Dora Lisa Rosenbaum Gets Her Clean On

May 21, 2014

When Guatemala-born, Albany-raised artist Dora Lisa Rosenbaum moved to the northern coast of California a few years ago, one thing in particular really struck her. “I smelled this really strong laundry detergent and I was instantly sent back to my patio in Guatemala where the laundry was done,” says Dora, who now lives surrounded by… View Article

The Tiny Universe of Women’s Studio Workshop

May 15, 2014

Five months ago (or eleven, if you’re a certain admin intern), we stepped onto Binnewater Lane, feeling excited but disoriented. We moved into the Anne Atwood house, a Women’s Studio Workshop-owned property just two doors down from the studio. Before long, WSW became our home away from home. We celebrated Easter with the founders, discussed… View Article

Alumnae Spotlight: Toby Millman

Apr 09, 2014

In 2011, Artist Book Resident Toby Millman came to WSW to produce Facts on the Ground, a 52-page hardbound book consisting of printed and cut paper maps, oral testimonies, and personal accounts, from and about occupied Palestine. Palestine was the geographic center of Toby’s work for several years after her first trip to the region in 2006. Since… View Article