Studio Art

Printmaking

Overview

The printmaking area equally embraces traditional and emerging practices in the medium of print. Interdisciplinary activity is supported, and students are encouraged to explore the connections between printmaking and other studio disciplines.

Curriculum

The curriculum requires students to develop both technical proficiency and familiarity with history and contemporary theory. Beginning classes allow students to practice the creative process using a wide range of shop techniques. Intermediate and advanced classes emphasize individual growth and the realization of a strong personal vision.

The program offers opportunities to participate in exhibitions, conferences, and workshops, on campus and in a broader arts community. Instruction takes place in a workshop environment, including the following facilities: digital imaging and output, intaglio, stone and plate lithography, photo-mechanical processes, relief, and screen print.

Contact Us

For information about applying, visit our Prospective Students page or call us at (205) 348-5967. Thinking of a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) major in Printmaking? Here is a sample four-year plan for the BFA in Printmaking.

UA Printmaking News

Click on this link to read stories about our students and faculty in printmaking.

Meet our graduate students.

Printmaking Faculty

Sarah Marshall, Associate Professor

John Klosterman, Instructor (Full-time)

Alumna Demos Printmaking Techniques at Shelton State Community College

Recent UA art alumna Sandra Vega (MFA 2022, printmaking) gave a printmaking demonstration for students in the Shelton State Community College Visual Arts Department and judged their end-of-the-semester student art show last week. Vega was invited by Shelton State art instructor Carson Grubaugh, who said, “Students pulled prints from one of Sandra’s woodblocks and then

Exquisite Disorientation: Sarah Marshall at the Wiregrass Museum of Art

In April, Associate Professor Sarah Marshall presents a solo exhibition of hand-dyed fabric works and quilts at the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama. The work in Exquisite Disorientation incorporates printmaking techniques such as screenprinting, cyanotype and relief printing on fabric. Like much of Marshall’s complex and recurring iconography, the images are influenced by

UA Art & Art History Outstanding Students Named for 2021-22

The UA Department of Art and Art History is proud to announce the four recipients of our Outstanding Student Awards for academic year 2021-2022, awarded “in recognition of exemplary dedication and commitment to academic achievement,” during Honors Day ceremonies on April 8, 2022. These awards are the department’s most prestigious of the year, given only