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. This is its 30th year. 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
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, lithography press, darkroom, ultra violet facility, light box, hot plate, aquatint box, kitchen and toilet facilities. Membership also entitles printmakers to exhibit in annual exhibitions organized by the NPW Committee members, as well as other projects and viewings. Members also receive a workshop newsletter distributed quarterly to which members are encouraged to contribute articles etc. Access during the school term only is available on a Tuesday from 10am -2pm. A member is there during this time. This is an opportunity to steer new members through workshop procedures, show people the workshop space and to provide access to the workshop for members without keys. A monthly meeting of executives and members is held monthly on the last Monday of the month at 7pm at the workshop.
Address: 27 Popran Street Adamstown 2289 Postal Address: PO Box 102 Adamstown NSW 2289 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org