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Experimental Collagraph and Papermaking, December 2022

December 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


A 2-Day In-Studio Workshop!

Saturday and Sunday, December 3–4, 10am-4pm

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About this Workshop:

In this workshop, students will learn how to make textural collages and print them using their wet handmade paper. Collagraphy is a printmaking method that is based in collage, where textures and colors are applied to a substrate. Students will create relief plates out of plexiglass, foamcore, mat board, textiles, tapes, and found materials. They will also learn how to make paper specifically suited for this method of printing. Students will receive demonstrations in collagraph making, pulling handmade papermaking sheets, hand printing, embossing, and paper cast techniques.

Level: Intermediate: Introduction to Hand Papermaking or similar experience (6 hours) required.

Registration extended through November 26, 2022.  Material fees are included with your registration covering all of the necessary materials for class.

Sample images by Kristina King


Registration includes a $30 materials fee to cover all of the necessary materials provided in class. Students may want to bring the following optional supplies to class:

  • Personal apron (waterproof recommended, can substitute a cooking apron)
  • Comfortable shoes with good tread (you will be on your feet most of the day and the studio floor will get wet)
  • Note paper and pen (for taking notes)
  • Gloves – your hands will be in almost constant contact with water during the day
  • Found materials such as lace, textiles, netting, leaves and other low-profile textured materials


Kristina King is a Washington, DC-based multidisciplinary artist working in handmade paper and site-responsive installations. She was awarded a residency at Vermont Studio Center (2020) and a Studio Workshop Residency at Women’s Studio Workshop (2019). She received the 2021 DC Arts & Humanities Fellowship and the 2019 Individual Artist Award (Visual Arts – Works on Paper) from the Maryland State Arts Council. King was selected to be a semifinalist for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize (2021) — a $25,000 fellowship for Greater Baltimore Area artists. Her work has been reviewed in BmoreArt and The Washington Post. Her work has been exhibited at The Kennedy Center, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Latela Curatorial, Artsy, Allegany Arts Council, Willow Street Gallery, Via Umbria Galleria, Takoma Park Community Center, among others. In addition to her art practice, King is the Exhibitions & Gallery Coordinator at Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, and serves as Secretary to the Board of Directors at DC Arts Studios, a non-profit that provides studio spaces for 45+ DC area artists. Learn more about her work at kristinaiking.com.

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