ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

American Print Alliance 
URL: www.printalliance.org
Description: A non-profit consortium of printmakers’ councils. Publishes Contemporary Impressions and  Guide to Printmaking, Papermaking and Book Arts Workshops in Canada and the United States.
Boston Printmakers
URL: www.bostonprintmakers.org
Description: Sponsors exhibitions, including a print biennial, and a newsletter.
Honolulu Printmakers 
URL: www.honoluluprintmakers.org
Description: Membership organization. Publishes a newsletter and sponsors exhibitions, workshops and classes.
International Print Center New York
URL: www.ipcny.org
Description: A nonprofit institution devoted solely to the exhibition and understanding of historical and contemporary fine art prints. Sponsors exhibitions and educational programs.
Londonprintstudio,
URL: www.londonprintstudio.org.uk
Description: A nonprofit organization that provides services to artists and the public, including exhibitions and educational programs, open-access to printmaking facilities, and digital services. 
Los Angeles Printmaking Society 
URL: www.laprintmakers.com
Description: Sponsors exhibitions, publications, catalogs, and special programs. Maintains an online gallery for members.
The Lower East Side Printshop, Inc.  
URL:/www.printshop.org
Description: A not-for-profit contemporary art and printmaking center. Offers professional workspace, residencies, and educational opportunities to artists at all career levels.
Mid America Print Council 
URL: www.midamericaprintcouncil.org
Description: Membership organization. Sponsors exhibitions, educational programs, and an Opportunities Board.
Monotype Guild of New England
URL: www.mgne.org
Description: Dedicated to furthering the art of monotype and monprint thorugh education, exhibitions, seminars, and workshops. Open to New England artists.
Pittsburgh Print Group 
URL: www.pittsburghprintgroup.com
Description: Affiliated with the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Provides vehicles for local printmakers to exhibit and sell through work. Sponsors educational programs.
Print Arts Northwest (formerly Northwest Print Council) 
URL: www.printartsnw.org
Description: Juried membership organization for printmakers throughout the Northwest United States & Canada. 
The Print Center  
URL: www.printcenter.org
Description: Based in Philadelphia. Sponsors exhibitions and educational programs.
Printmaking Council of New Jersey 
URL: www.printnj.org
Description: Nonprofit membership organization that sponsors exhibitions, educational programs, and a studio rental program

 

PUBLICATIONS ARE IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Title: How to Profit from the Art Print Market
Author/Editor: Barney Davey
Description: Revised. Written to help artists understand the world of prints. Covers a wide range of issues, including the economics of self-publishing, examples of successful self-published artists, finding and working with a publisher, marketing and selling self-published prints, and more.
Publisher: Bold Star Communications
Publication Date: 2011
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Title: Modern Printmaking: A Guide to Traditional and Digital Techniques
Author: Sylvie Covie.
Description: An all-in-one guide examines the history and contemporary processes of relief, intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, mixed media, digital transfers, and post-digital graphics. Features step-by-step examples alongside representative works and profiles of top printmaking artists.
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
Publication Date: 2016
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Title: Monotype: Mediums and Methods for Painterly Printmaking
Author/Editor: Julia Ayres
Description: Covers a brief history of monotype, a comprehensive chapter on materials, and step-by-step instructions are accompanied by examples of monotype prints.
Publisher: Watson Guptill Publications
Publication Date: 2001
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Title: Post-Digital Printmaking: CNC, Traditional and Hybrid Techniques
Authors: Paul Catanese and Angela Geary
Description: Establishes Post-Digital Printmaking as a distinct area of printmaking practice both technically and conceptually. This contemporary practice incorporates the strengths of both digital and traditional, resulting in hybrid printmaking techniques.
Publisher: A&C Black
Publication Date: 2012 
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Title: Practical Mixed-Media Printmaking
Author: Sarah Riley
Description: Includes instructions on all of the main printmaking techniques, as well as examples of inspirational works by the author and other contemporary printmakers. Covers a wide range of techniques such as inexpensive intaglio and relief processes, pronto-plate lithography, using digital images as layers in unique prints, simple screenprinting, low cost collographs, plexi-plate drypoint, monoprinting from plastic sheets, and using inexpensive stencil materials.
Publisher: A&C Black
Publication Date: 2012 
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Title: Printmaking: A Compete Guide to Materials and Processes
Author/Editor: Beth Grabowski and Bill Fick
Description: Covers the fundamental printmaking techniques including relief, intaglio, collagraph, lithography, screen print and monoprint. The book outlines current practices in the contemporary print studio, including integrating digital processes with all techniques. In addition to technical information, the book explores the processes and functions of print media that inform the very strategy of art-making. It considers the “how” and the “why” of printmaking as an artistic practice.
Publisher: Pearson Publishing
Publication Date: 2009
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Title: Printmaking Revolution: New Advancements in Technology, Safety, and Sustainability
Author: Dwight Pogue
Desscription: A tome of the newest advances in printmaking for today’s environmentally conscious artists and master printers. Provides recommendations for afer, environmentally friendly and non-carcinogenic methods for creating prints. Includes groundbreaking information on embracing green, petroleum-free, nontoxic materials that comply with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements.
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
Publication Date: 2012 
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Title: Printworld Directory 2015. Contemporary Prints & Prices
Author/Editor: Edited by Selma Smith
Publisher: Printworld International, Inc.

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PERIODICALS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Title: Contemporary Impressions
Description: Includes articles, reviews, and interviews related to printmaking.
Frequency: Bi-Annually
Publisher: The American Print Alliance
URL: www.printalliance.org

Title: InformArt Magazine 
Description: An online pubication featuring market values of limited edition prints, including Frequency: Monthlythe names of artists, titles of print, and high and low selling prices. Subscription required.
Frequency: Monthly
Publisher: Westtown Publishing Company, Inc.
URL: www.informartmag.com

Title: Printmaking Today
Description: Devoted to contemporary international printmaking, including reviews, interviews, information and resources. Published in the UK.
Publisher: Cello Press Ltd
URL: www.cellopress.co.uk

 

WEBSITES

Title: The Baren Woodcut Forum
Description: An information exchange organization for woodblock printmaking.
URL: www.barenforum.org

Title: Printeresting Archive
Description: Analyzes the role of print in contemporary culture, drawing new connections between art, design, and current events. The archive features more than 2,000 posts from seven years of blogging by countless authors.
URL: www.printeresting.org 

Title: Woodblock Printmaking
Description: Forum for woodblock printmakers that includes information on tools, materials, suppliers, technical tips, information exchange, and printmaker’s Web sites.
URL: www.woodblock.com

 

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