Fall 2022

Printmaking I

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

Moodle site: Course


Betsey A. Garand (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. Senior Resident Artist Garand.  Limited to 10 students. 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


2022-23: Offered in Fall 2022, Spring 2023
Other years: Offered in Fall 2022