PRINTERS WITHOUT PRESSES
Our Printers Without Presses are available to assist artists in the workshop. They may be hired for edition work, as technical advisors on personal projects, or for private instruction. Pricing is project specific. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 646.416.6226 for more information.
John Andrews studied printmaking in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah. Following the completion of his BFA, he printed as a founding member of SLC’s burgeoning print collective, Copper Palate Press, until moving to New York in 2015. John’s printmaking expertise is in letterpress, relief, and screen print.
Devraj Dakoji was born in Dharmoj, Andhra Pradesh and has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the world. He was appointed as Chief Supervisor of Graphic Studios, Dept. of Art, Garhi, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in 1977 and as Commissioner and jury member of the 2nd Graphic International Print Biennial, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal in 1991. He has been a part of the EFA RBPMW community for many years, teaching classes, organizing international portfolios and printing for Robert Blackburn while he was alive. Devraj has also printed for many workshop artists including Lenore Lim, Denise Kasof and MF Husain.
Rie Hasegawa is an artist, freelance printer and educator. She became a member of EFA RBPMW in 2005 and has multiple years of experience printing both commercially and professionally. She is fully versed in intaglio, relief, and lithography printing. She has collaborated on editions and provided technical assistance to over 60 artists. Artist collaborators include Zarina Hashmi, Derek Fordjour, Alex Bell and Carrier Pigeon magazine.
Paul John graduated from the University of Richmond where he studied printmaking with artist Tanja Softic. He later received a MFA in Printmaking at SUNY New Paltz. After graduating, Paul was awarded the Transitional Artists Residency Award at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, NE. Shortly after his residency, Paul relocated to the New York City area where he began an apprenticeship at EFA RBPMW in January 2013. Paul has experience contract printing with letterpress, screen printing, embossments and digital reproductions.
Bryn Sumner is a graduate of the Tamarind Institute Printer Training Program in collaborative lithography, holds a BFA in printmaking from the University of Iowa, and is a studio intern-in-residence alumna of the Women’s Studio Workshop. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Are you interested in becoming a contract printer for PW/OP?
To submit to be a Printer Without a Press you must have prior collaborative printmaking experience with artists. You must be able to prepare and publish prints as specified with the collaborating artists and EFA RBPMW staff, to the highest standards of quality.
Materials needed to be considered as a candidate for PW/OP
1. Current CV
2. 2 signed testimonials from 2 previous artists you have printed collaborative projects with.
3. 2-3 years of Collaborative printing experience
4. 5 printers proofs from previous collaborative projects
If you meet these requirements, please contact Justin Sanz email@example.com to schedule an interview and share your portfolio.