Zea Mays Printmaking is a studio, workshop, gallery, educational facility and research center dedicated to the safest and most sustainable printmaking practices available. We are continually researching exciting new techniques and products. We share this information through our workshops, consultations and private tutorials.
We offer workshops in safer printmaking processes; access to our state-of-the-art studio; exhibitions; residencies; prints for sale and more.
8" x 8" x $80
Exhibition and Sale November 6-December 23 Sanford Gallery @ Zea Mays Printmaking all prints for sale for $80 - cash and carry
International Symposium on Safer Printmaking March 8-10, 2019 Kanazawa, Japan
Detailed research conducted by our interns into a variety of new printmaking products and methods.
Editions/Artists' Books Fair
See the prints and artist's books we brought to the E/AB Fair this year.
1-12 week residencies with on-site accommodations. Access to all of our state-of-the-art "green" printmaking facilities. Private or community studio. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
Zea Mays Printmaking is proud to present our newest portfolio of prints.
We offer unpaid internships to college students pursuing a degree in printmaking, recent college graduates or to those who have completed a non-academic course of study in printmaking.
"Blue Wave" curated by Lynn Peterfreund and Sam Xenos from the Flat Files.
A group of artist members from Zea Mays Printmaking began an investigation into the health impacts of the printing plates we use. Substratum is a documentation of our investigation and hopefully a useful resource for other artist/printmakers and DIY practitioners.
Printmaking in Havana
Here's the story of our incredible trip to Havana to teach polyester plate lithography at San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts. Visit our Cuba blog and read our story and see slideshows from this wonderful experience.
Gelatin Plate Monotype
Saturday & Sunday, February 16-17, 2019, 10-5
Gelatin plates are printed without a press, making this is a great technique to learn for your home studio.
We are currently accepting applications for interns for Spring 2019. Includes an unlimited studio membership for one year!
2019 Residency Fellowship
We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Residency Fellowship, July 16-28, 2019
The Sanford Gallery
print exhibition and sale - everything is $80 - cash and carry
November 9-December 23
Digital Exhibition – Blue Wave
In this season of the blue wave, we looked for the blues that move in the prints in the flat file collection.
Part of the mission of Zea Mays Printmaking is to research new developments in safer, less-toxic and non-toxic printmaking. Our research is all on-line and available to the printmaking community.
Our Residency Program provides an opportunity for artists to work in a cutting-edge studio, research center, workshop and artist community. We are currently scheduling residencies for 2019 and beyond.
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