The Underground Print Studio
Ashland Art Center’s Local Printmaking Studio
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.
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.
Contact Studio manager Tiffany Hokanson at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to get your membership started!
Drop-In Open Studio Times:
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 email@example.com 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.
Underground Print Studio Members:
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.
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 – 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.