Print Shop Rentals
For the experienced printmaker, AIR provides access to various shop spaces, studios, and press rooms for production work.
There are 3 screenprinting spaces, one etching pressroom and one lithography pressroom along with a number of other working spaces in the shop.
Rental pricing is organized based on studio space and equipment needed. Basic shop rentals include access to workspace, clean-up sinks, and other basic heavy equipment and working necessities. Arrangements must be made for the storage of any materials over multiple days.
Shared Shop Rental Fee: $25 per session during Open Studio (approx.5:00 pm to 9:00 pm) if multiple users are in a studio or on a press, discounts can be provided for larger projects and multiple session rentals.
Shared Shop Rental Fee: $50 per day (approx.10am to 4pm) if multiple users are in a studio or on a press, discounts can be provided for larger projects and multiple session rentals.
Exclusive Use Rental Fee: $100 per day (approx. 10am to 4pm) provides exclusive use of a studio.
Shop Rental Materials
Film Positives: $5.oo for Film Positive up to 13 x 19
Film Positives: $6.50 per Sq Ft for larger film positives
Screens: $10.00 for a 20 x 24 aluminum screen frame
Screens: $15.00 for a 23 x 31 aluminum screen frame
Screens: $15.00 per Sq Ft for larger screen frames
Screenprinting Supplies: $5.00 per Shop Rental Session.
General shop supplies including a Supply Kit for screenprinting that
includes basic printing supplies including a squeegee, a spatula,
paper towels, masking tape, registration tape, registration pins, and
hinged screen locks.
Acrylic Screenprinting Inks: (SpeedBall): $12 per 16 oz.
AIR stocks acrylic screenprinting inks in 16 oz. containers (primary colors, black, and white).
Fabric Screenprinting Inks: (SpeedBall): $12 per 16 oz.
AIR stocks water based fabric screenprinting inks in 16 oz. containers (primary colors, black, and white).
Paper: AIR stocks a 100lb white cold press poster paper
(cougar) at 26” x 40” ($1.00) and 13” x 19” ($ .25).
AIR stocks a number of archival rag printmaking papers including a basic white 250 gsm paper (Stonehenge) at 22” x 30” ($2.50) and 30” x 44” ($5.00). Other papers can be ordered upon request.
Relief, Intaglio, and Litho Supplies: Assessed based on needs prior to session
General shop supplies and Kits that include access to similar
supplies described above for the specific print process being used:
brayers, rollers, blankets, blotters, etc.