Fall 2023

Printmaking I: The Handprinted Image

Listed in: Art and the History of Art, as ARHA-213


Rachel E. Gross (Section 01)


An introduction to intaglio and relief processes including drypoint, engraving, etching, aquatint, monoprints, woodcut and linocut. The development of imagery incorporating conceptual concerns in conjunction with specific techniques will be a crucial element in the progression of prints. Historical and contemporary references will be discussed to further enhance understanding of various techniques. Critiques will be held regularly with each assignment; critical analysis of prints utilizing correct printmaking terminology is expected. A final project of portfolio making and a portfolio exchange of an editioned print are required.

Limited to 10 students. Fall semester. Instructor TBD. Spring semester. Senior Resident Artist Garand.

How to handle overenrollment: Priority will be given to art majors, seniors, art majors from the 5-college consortium

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Artistic and studio work, oral presentations, in-class critiques including visual and verbal analysis, readings and written work

ARHA 213 - LEC

Section 01
M 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM FAYE 205
W 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM FAYE 205


Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Fall 2024