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[FULL] Electro-Etching: Introduction to Safer Intaglio

Instructor: Malgorzata Oakes

June 5-7, 2024, from 10AM – 4PM

3-day workshop, Wednesday -Friday

Class size 4-5, All Levels

$395 Members, $445 Non-members

*includes $50 materials fee

CLASS IS FULL
Please email Workshop Coordinator Toni Miraldi at tmiraldi@contemprints.org to be placed on the waitlist.

In this 3-day intensive, participants will be introduced to safer intaglio through experimentation with various electro-etching processes. Participants will gain a working knowledge of the science behind electro-etching, safely preparing and etching their metal plates as well as maintaining a non-toxic work environment. There will be no chemicals, no acids as well as no harmful grounds used during the etching process.

The class will cover traditional ground equivalents such as electro-line, electro-tint, open bite, and sugar lift technique. Participants will not only print a small edition of their own design, but also gain the knowledge and confidence to set up their own electro-etching tanks in their home studios.

All materials included.

Workshop Location: Ground Floor Etching Studio

Questions? Please email Workshop Coordinator Toni Miraldi at tmiraldi@contemprints.org

MALGORZATA OAKES is a Polish born artist residing in New York. Her work investigates the abilities of genetic memory and search for the identity while her research pertains to sustainability in the arts, particularly – printmaking. Oakes teaches workshops at Women’s Studio Workshop, Anderson Ranch Center, and Manhattan Graphics Center. Her most recent publication includes Power of electro-etching Article in Printmaking Today. She is a co-author of an essay Power of Non-toxic Modern Printmaking (Friedhard Kiekeben & Malgorzata Oakes). Oakes is an Assistant Professor at Marist College. Learn more about her at her website https://www.malgorzataoakes.com and on Instagram @malgorzataoakes_printmaking

Image Credit: Malgorzata Oakes

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