Press room: (20 x 44’with 10 x 14’ litho bay) with 4 x 8’ Takach Etching press, 36 x 54” Conrad Litho press, 36 x 54” Dickerson combination press,
27 x 44” Brand Etching press, plus two portable presses: Brand 12 x 18” (fully portable) and 21 x 42” Shin Nihon Zokei on casters, litho stone library, graining sink, large diameter relief roller, four 4 x 7’ inking stations, light box, work tables. Fully vented, separate air intake.
Silkscreen room: (20 x 24’) with sink, inking stations, three 4 x 8’ tables. Fully vented, separate air intake.
Processing room: (10 x 30’) with 5 x 6’ spray booth, fully vented, separate air intake, large counters, 2 x 3’ hotplate, large sink, large etching trays for ferric chloride, exposure unit for photo etching and lithography, washout sink, exposure unit, silkscreen emulsion coating. Fully vented, separate air intake.
Pre-press: Epson 3800 (up tp 17 x 24") for films. Brother laser printer (up to 8 x 14") for polyester litho plates.
Brightly lit interiors throughout shop. Bathroom and kitchenette, parking lot at front of building. Grounds with garden and fruit trees.
Well heated, well ventilated and air-conditioned in the summer.
Printmakers Open Forum is located at 120 West Lancaster Pike, Oxford Pennsylvania 19363, just an hour west of Philadelphia, in “Amish Country”
Printmakers Open Forum, the Home for Wayward Print Girls and Boys, is a working studio utilizing all printmaking techniques:
Serigraphy, Intaglio, Lithography and Relief. We believe in artistic transcendence, technical proficiency and an innovative future.
We are grateful to those who came before us, to those who spent their lives immersed in and entranced by the noble endeavor.