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.

Closed until the Governor says we can re-open

Closed until the Governor says we can re-open

Zea Mays Printmaking will be closed until we get the word it's safe to reopen. Help us weather the crisis - buy a gift certificate!

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Green Printmaking Certificate: Intaglio

Green Printmaking Certificate: Intaglio

2 ways to earn the GPC Certificate: take 4 workshops in 2020 or take the summer intensive in 2021!

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Research

Research

Detailed research conducted by our interns into a variety of new printmaking products and methods.

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Residencies

Residencies

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.

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Internships

Internships

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.

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substratum

substratum

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.

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Printmaking in Venice

Printmaking in Venice

A blog following Liz Chalfin and Sheldon Carroll's residency at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy - February 2020

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Printmaking in Johannesburg

Printmaking in Johannesburg

Liz Chalfin's blog about teaching at Artist Proof Studio in Johannesburg and working with William Kentridge, plus more adventures!

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Printmaking in Havana

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.

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Feet in the Air and Head on the Ground: A Visit with Angela Zammarelli

Feet in the Air and Head on the Ground: A Visit with Angela Zammarelli

2nd in our occasional series about young artist mothers. This one by studio member Doris Madsen.

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