The Underground Print Studio

Ashland Art Center’s Local Printmaking Studio

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Underground Print Studio at AAC

The Underground Print Studio is located on the lower level of Ashland Art Center. We offer special techniques classes and workshops as well as drop-in Open Studio sessions. We have Print Studio Membership on an hourly and monthly basis. Monthly members have 24-hour access to the space. Full time monthly members also will receive a shelf for storing supplies.

Laguna Etching Press

Laguna Etching Press and Drying Rack

Print Studio Members can enjoy full access to the work space and equipment, which includes: a Laguna Etching press with a 26″ x 48″ press bed, a vertical etching tank, a large dry mount press, photo etching exposure booth, large paper cutter, two sinks, a print rack, large tables, and various tools and equipment for dry point, silk-screening, lino-cut, wood-cut, mono-printing, and experimental printing.  Additional inks and supplies are available for sale in the Ace Hardware Art Supply satellite store on the main level of the Art Center.

Learn more about Print Studio Membership here

Download a Print Studio Membership Application here:
Choose either Part-time 
or Full-time

Contact Studio manager Tiffany Hokanson at with questions or to get your membership started!

Drop-In Open Studio Times:

Copper Etching, Rust & Encaustic, Tiffany Hokanson, 2014

Copper Etching, Rust & Encaustic Tiffany Hokanson, 2014

Copper Etching with Tiffany Hokanson
$25 Drop In Class
Class Offered Every Monday 
10 am – 12 pm

Drop in and learn how to etch your design into a copper plate with studio manager Tiffany Hokanson. No previous experience required. Students must bring an image or drawing to use. No reservations required. Students can drop in and learn how to etch.



Upcoming Classes, Demonstrations and Workshops in the Print Studio:

Tell us what classes you want to see!
Email us at to let us know of printmaking classes you would like to see over the Fall and Winter seasons.

You may also post on our Facebook page:

Upcoming Events in the Print Studio:

Margaret Hazel Wilson – Opening Reception
New works by recent Oregon transplant Margaret Hazel Wilson in the Underground Print Studio at AAC.  Opening reception July 3rd from 5-8 pm, part of the First Friday Art Walk.  Refreshments will be served with work for sale on paper and fabric. If you are unable to attend the opening reception during the First Friday Art Walk, her work will be on display at the Underground Print Studio for entire month of July.

Margaret Hazel Wilson, Prints, 2015

Margaret Hazel Wilson, Prints, 2015

Underground Print Studio Members:

Tiffany Hokanson, Mixed Media, Print

Tiffany Hokanson, Mixed Media, Print

Tiffany Hokanson – Print Studio Manager and Artist

Tiffany is a professional Printmaking and Mixed Media artist who specializes in intaglio printmaking, rust techniques and experimental printmaking. Tiffany also manages the Underground Print Studio making sure the daily needs are met to ensure the studio is a fun and efficient place to work as a printmaking artist. She also recruits new studio members and teachers to teach new and exciting printmaking classes. Read more about Tiffany here.



Standing Tall As I Go, Shannon Yost, Photo etching, 2014

Shannon Yost, Standing Tall As I Go, Photo etching, 2014

Shannon Yost – Print Studio Media/Marketing Coordinator and Artist

Shannon is a professional Printmaking and Digital artist who specializes in intaglio printmaking, photo-etching, woodblock hand printing, digital printmaking and photographic processes. Shannon also manages the print studio Facebook page, webpage and marketing.

Maggie Wilson, Rachel, photopolymer plate, print

Maggie Wilson, Rachel, photopolymer plate, print

Maggie Wilson – Print Studio Monitor

Maggie Wilson is our newest member and print studio monitor. She is responsible for assisting the print studio manager and keeping our studio organized. Maggie graduated with a BFA from Alfred University in NY. Her processes include laser cut woodblocks and photopolymer plates.