Printmaking

General

Program Description

Printmakers analyze, transform and replicate information using design, drawing, painting, book arts, letterpress, video, and often sculpture and installation. Montserrat’s Printmaking graduates enjoy careers as educators, printers, designers, book artists, and also work in galleries and museums.

In class, students learn established processes, such as silkscreen, etching, relief-printing, mono-printing, lithography, and diverse media to find the combination of textures, techniques and images that best communicate their developing vision.

Last updated Dec 2020

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About the School

Montserrat was born in the late sixties, a time when people were questioning the status quo and seeking new solutions. A group of artists who were working and teaching in the Boston area had a bold id ... Read More

Montserrat was born in the late sixties, a time when people were questioning the status quo and seeking new solutions. A group of artists who were working and teaching in the Boston area had a bold idea: to create a new kind of art school in Massachusetts for professional education in the visual arts – a school that would not only focus on the arts but would also focus on the individual needs of each student. A simple idea, but one that had seldom been attempted and rarely achieved. Foregoing the security – but also the limitations – that traditional institutions offered, these artists laboured to breathe life into their idea. Read less