ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP:
Become competent in accurate planning your multilayered silkscreen images with hand-drawn and custom cutout stencils. Learn how to properly register your prints using registration tabs in order to produce a perfect print edition. Split fountain techniques will be introduced during the workshop along with the transparencies. During this workshop students will create a professional edition of prints.
No previous silkscreen printing experience necessary.
● Proper registration tab system and professional printing.
● Split fountain and transparency methods.
● Hand-drawn imagery and custom cutouts.
● Proper screen degreasing, screen coating and exposure.
Best suited to beginner and intermediate level students. Ages 18+
Monday – Thursday, August 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$465 ($425 tuition + $40 lab fee)
*All students will be provided with used screens to use during the workshop. If you would like to purchase a screen through Woodstock School of Art, please email email@example.com at least 2 weeks prior to the workshop so that we can prepare a screen for you. Each screen costs $48.
Before registering for a class and/or workshop, please review our Covid Policy.
*In an effort to maintain our non-toxic environment, the Woodstock School of Art does not permit the use of turpentine or mineral spirits in the painting studios. Additionally, please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, or scents of any kind. Learn more.
*Those with special needs and/or requests may email the registrar.
Please note that for workshops lasting all day there is a one-hour break from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Students are invited to bring lunch and eat at the school or may go to any of the local dining establishments. The school does not provide lunch or refreshments.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Oakes is a multidisciplinary artist specializing in non-toxic research in printmaking processes, specifically intaglio techniques. She was born in Poland and holds a Ph.D. from the Scientific Program in the Arts from the Doctoral School of the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art & Design in Wrocław, Poland. Oakes obtained her MFA at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art & Design in Wrocław in Printmaking in 2001.
Her prints, drawings and paper installations have been exhibited in more than 100 exhibitions in museums, galleries and printshops worldwide. Her latest exhibitions are as follows: Inter-Connected – existence beyond waste MTG – Kraków 2021 accompanying program, Mini Maxi Print Berlin 2020 and Toxic, Non-toxic relations between human behavior and emotions at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art & Design in Wrocław. Among her many accomplishments, Oakes has received a Full Fellowship Artist in Residency Award from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts in 2021.
She has been selected for numerous residencies, including Frans Masereel Center, Non-toxic Electro-etching Workshop Residency with Alfonso Crujera and was awarded a scholarship at Zea Mays Printmaking.
She is an active educator, papermaker and professional printmaker, involved in various interdisciplinary collaborative projects with her students and colleagues. Her work speaks to the sustainable mission of the arts. She travels to share her research focused on non-toxic electro-etching innovative processes within the United States and Europe. Malgorzata currently teaches at the State University of New York and resides in Hudson Valley New York