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Printmaking Facilities


The Printmaking studio is located in a large, well-lit area with panoramic views of Salt Lake City and beyond.

Etching presses and general work area.
Etching presses and general work area.
Lithography area
Lithography area

Intaglio equipment includes an American French Tool Press, 36” x 60” and a Printmaker Company electric press, 42” x 60” (also used for Relief). The ventilated Ferric Chloride booths will accommodate etching baths, 34” x 45” and also features a ventilated plate cleaning area.

The Lithography area has one brand press, 46” x 24”, a Griffin press, 38” x 68”, a large stone grinding sink, a portable pneumatic lift, an aluminum bed for plates (49x36”) and a variety of Litho stones including 1 x (42x32”), 2 x (38x26”), 1 (30x21”), 1 x (28x21”) and other assorted sizes.

Lithography area
Lithography area
Pneumatic Horizontal lift screen press
Pneumatic Horizontal lift screen press
Inking area
Inking area
Screen area
Screen area

Screenprinting equipment includes a Para-Press pneumatic parallel lift press that accommodates screens up to 64” x 70”, two shop made vacuum presses, 40” x 48” and two shop made vacuum presses 38 x 32”. The washout area accommodates large screens and includes a 1700psi electric high-pressure washer. The darkroom contains a Millington glass vacuum table, 80” x 70”, for exposing plates and screen frames, a drying cabinet and a 1000w metal halide exposing unit. Shop Screen frames include; 1 x (68x60”), 1 x (62x50”), 4 x (46x36”), 4 x (44x32”) and multiple Shop screens (36 x 32"). Students have their own screen at 36 x 32”.General Printshop equipment also includes: An Epson 9800 printer, brayers, two vent hoods, a vented booth for spray paint or airbrush, cupboards and flat files for storage of student work, 4 drying racks, a range of rollers from 4” to 10” in diameter and an electric kettle. More Printshop images below.