Bluegrass Printmakers' Classes and workshops



2016 Bluegrass Printmakers' Cooperative



Whether you are a beginner or a master printer, you can make a print!  Why don't you take that class you've always wanted to take?  Make that bucket list dream come true with the BPC!  Our members have a combined half a century's worth of experience at your disposal.  Plus our member-artists are heavily connected in the local, regional, national, and international exhibition and studio technique mastery!  We teach classes with prices competitive and affordable in various print processes and provide open studio sessions for experienced and emerging printmakers for less than a movie ticket.  We are the only community printmaking studio teaching YOU how to make original works of art in a convenient location that fits with your flexible schedule !  Your new passion is only a class away!

We have now partnered with Lexington Parks and Recreation and have moved location to 522 Patterson Street in Lexington, KY 40508!  We are located on the 2nd Floor of the Artworks at the Carver Building!  There will be plenty of parking and more exciting classes to take this fall!  Here are the classes!

Adult Intro to Printmaking (18 & up)

Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $60 per session

Session 1: September 22-October 13 (229000-P1);

Session 2: February 2-23 (429000-P1)


Children Intro to Printmaking (7-12)

Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m., $60 per session

Session 1: October 20-November 10 (229000-P2);

Session 2: March 2-March 23 (429000-P2)

Teen Intro to Printmaking (13-17)

Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $60 per session

Session 1: November 17-December 15 (229000-P3);

Session 2: March 30-April 27 (429000-P3)


Explore a new printmaking medium technique every week! You learn how to make prints, ink plates and clean up using non-toxic materials and methods. Mediums covered may include monotypes, monoprints, collagraph, etching, linoleum, basic lithography and more. Create. Let go. Have fun. Enjoy a new passion or hobby! (Instructor: Stephen Wiggins)


Wood Lithography Workshop (16 & up)

October 21, 6-8:30 p.m. and October 22, 1-4 p.m.

(Must attend both days) $60 (528000-03)

Learn how to print a lithograph by using a piece of wood. Imagery will be created and etched on the wooden block on Friday. When students return on Saturday they will learn how to print with the block they created. All materials provided.


Linocut Relief Printmaking (16 & up)

March 25 and March 26, 1-4 p.m.

(Must attend both days) $60 (528000-04)

Learn how to carve linoleum blocks to print onto paper and fabric! Students will learn how to transfer an image, draw, carve, proof and print the linocut block. All materials are provided.


Online registration at will begin Wednesday, August 24 at noon and will continue until all slots fill or classes begin. Walk-in, phone-in and mail-in registration will begin Friday, August 26, 2016, at 10 a.m. No slots will be held specifically for in-person registration.


Register in person or mail form to:

Artworks at the Carver School,

522 Patterson St.,

Lexington, KY 40508


For more information or to register by phone please call Artworks at 859-288-2935

Artworks office hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday–Friday

For registration, scholarship and refund information please visit the website at


Each class must have a minimum of eight students; in addition, we try to limit class size to no more than 15 to 18. We reserve the right to cancel a class in the event we do not reach our minimum enrollment of eight students. Every effort will be made to place the students in another class if the class you register for should be canceled.



Select spaces within the Artworks building are available for arts-related organizations to rent for rehearsals, meetings, etc. Please call (859) 288-2935 or email

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