A Community Print Studio

A 6000 square foot space that is both a large printmaking studio and an adjacent space for painters, textile artists and mixed media artists. The printshop is equipped with four etching presses, aquatint airbrush, ferric chloride etching tank, photo etching exposure unit, a fully equipped and spacious silkscreen studio, including an 11’ table for printing textiles (and the corresponding silkscreens, exposure unit and washout booth) for textile artists as well as those who would like to learn how to print yardgoods.

The printmaking studio provides most of what an artist needs including all clean up supplies, a basic supply of inks, small tools, grounds and brayers as well as squeegees, scoop coaters, photo emulsion etc.  Flat files drawers and lockable cubbies are provided to monthly renters. Artists are responsible for their paper and plates.

The adjacent artist studios are clean, quiet and well-lit spaces for professional artists seeking studio space. Interested artists should request a tour by appointment.

Shepherd & Maudsleigh featured on Channel 4!

Studio Co-Owner Liz Shepherd and Studio Member Suzanne Moseley were featured on a Channel 4 News segment on Thursday! Suzanne showed Channel 4 news host Levan Reid the magic of cyanotype.

Catch our segment on Channel 4!

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Studio rental is available for experienced printmakers.  Private instruction is available for beginners (or those who need a refresher) at $90 per hour.  Monthly rental rate, $382.50, for multiple months and $425 for a single month includes:

  • 24/7 access
  • Flat file and lockable cubby storage
  • All materials excluding paper and plates/screens
We now are offering a 5 day pass card for $450. Card must be used in 6 months from date of issue. Click here for more information and to fill out an application.
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Shepherd & Maudsleigh Studio. 27 Dunstan Street, West Newton, MA 02465.