Graphicstudio offers an array of educational programs and opportunities for art students, arts professionals and the public. Graphicstudio provides an opportunity for students to train for professional careers in the art world, these students have gone on to become artists, curators, gallery owners, and printers. This training is accomplished in the following ways:
Graduate Assistantships through the USF Art Department
Graduate students from the Art Department at USF spend semesters working with the highly skilled faculty at Graphicstudio, developing their professional skills.
Information and deadlines can be found here.
For-credit classes at USF offer instruction in printmaking history and techniques.
Lecture Series offer the community the opportunity to hear artists, curators and printmakers talk about their work, ideas and careers. (see the IRA events calendar for upcoming events, and the media gallery for videos of past events)
Publications such as technical manuals, catalogs and videos distribute the Institute for Research in Art to an international audience. (see publications)
Exhibitions and Workshops
Exhibitions and workshops in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, England, Italy and France demonstrate our accomplishments to a diverse audience and have stimulated new interest and understanding.
Tours and Special Events
Tours and special events can be arranged based on your needs. Guided tours of Graphicstudio provide visitors with the opportunity to better understand how a print production facility functions. Tours are available upon request by calling (813) 974-3503 at least two weeks in advance of the desired tour date.
Please contact Noel Smith for more information on the Graphicstudio Educational Programs or to arrange a tour.
Videotapes documenting Graphicstudio artists, events, and technical procedures are available for sale at $15.00 including shipping and handling. To order, call (813) 974-3503, fax (813) 974-2579, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks, money orders and MasterCard and VISA accepted. See our media gallery for more videos available online
SIGNS: Baselitz/Creeley. Performance of the poem SIGNS by the poet Robert Creeley with interview segments on the collaboration of the Baselitz/Creeley SIGNS project produced at Graphicstudio. (Length: 16mins / Format DVD)
Woodblock Printing in the Americas. From Graphicstudio’s Woodblock Printing in the Americas Colloquium. Interviews with woodblock artists of the U.S., Canada, South America, and the Caribbean, with demonstrations of various block printing techniques, and the significant cultural influence of block printing in the shaping of the Americas. (Length: 30 mins / Format DVD)
Graphicstudio in Oaxaca. Graphicstudio travels to Mexico and presents an exhibition in Oaxaca as well as workshops for local artists involved in printmaking techniques. (Length 30 mins / Format DVD)
Advanced Heliorelief Techniques. A demonstration of the Advanced Heliorelief Process, as developed at Graphicstudio. Demonstrated by Eric Vontillius, Sculpture Coordinator, Graphicstudio. (Length 15 mins / Format DVD).
Glossary of Terms
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Copyright and Reproduction
The electronic images available on this site are subject to copyright and may be covered by other restrictions as well. The images are made available to the general public as a representation of work produced at USF Graphicstudio. Copy or redistribution in any manner for commercial use is not permitted. Anyone wishing to use any of these images for commercial use, publication, or for any purpose other than personal fair use must first request and receive prior written permission from the University of South Florida Institute for Research in Art. Please contact Director of Marketing and Sales Kristin Soderqvist at 813.974.5871 for more information.
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