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Newcastle Printmakers Workshop Inc

The Newcastle Printmakers Workshop Inc is a community based group of printmakers who work in a variety of printmaking media eg, solar print, intaglio, relief, lithography and screen printing. It is the longest running workshop in Australia. Established in 1979 as a non-profit organization its aims are to:

  • provide access to equipment and workshop space for the benefit of practicing artists, students, ex-students and beginners
  • develop a public awareness of printmaking, particularly with regards to distinguishing between an original print and a reproduction
  • to arrange classes in the techniques of printmaking

Annual membership:

Unemployed/students: $45.00 Employed: $50.00 Benefits include access to workshop space facilities on a low paying basis.

  • $20 daily use
  • $130 per year, paid in advance, entitles unlimited access to the workshop and facilities [except when workshops are running
  • All consumables to be supplied by the member

Facilities:

• A large workshop with two etching presses
• Drying racks
• Lithography press
• Aquatint box
• Darkroom with a large exposure unit for screen printing and metal plate exposure
• Small ultra violet box for small solar plate exposure
• Light box
• Hot plate
• Spacious preparation and printing areas
• Wet area for Silk Screen cleanup, lithography preparation and paper soaking
• Kitchen and toilet facilities
• Rollers, squeegees and screens for use at the workshop

Contact Details:

Address: 27 Popran Street Adamstown 2289 Postal Address: PO Box 102 Adamstown NSW 2289 Email: info@newcastleprintmakersworkshop.org Website: www.newcastleprintmakersworkshop.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/NewcastlePrintmakersWorkshop