The Printstitue is currently laminating stone 2.25" or thinner to a 1" piece of high impact, water resistant, chemical resistant faux stone to safely bring them back into student use.
Currently 10 stones have been laminated and brought back into use and an additional 14 stones are scheduled for lamination during summer 2018.
The Printstitute explores all forms of lithographic printing from traditional stone lithography, ball grained aluminum plate and photo plate lithography are taught from a beginning to an intermediate level.
Stones shown in various stages of the finishing process.
Fall and spring courses are 6 hours per week for 16 weeks and offer an additional 25 hours of staffed open studio Monday through Saturday. General storage and flat file storage is provided. Courses are a maximum of 20 enrolled students.