Screen Printing: Contemporary Methods

Instructor: Micah Cash
Workshop: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 
Technical guidance: Saturdays, November 6 and 13, 2021, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  
Limited to 8 participants 
Level ① ② 
Price: $375 
Igniters receive 15% off 

Investigate print media trends in contemporary culture while acquiring the necessary tools to make an artistic statement in the medium of screen printing. Participants will have the opportunity to see how screen prints are created through various techniques, learn the fundamentals of screen printing, identify essential tools, and discuss screen printing’s best practices and multiple methods, including the use of photo emulsion. Through demonstration, active participation, and informal question and answer, participants will learn how to incorporate this form of printmaking into their practice. 

Materials/Tools – Exposure unit, vacuum table, washout sink, silkscreens, Scoop Coaters, and various tools. The workshop price includes all supplies. 

McColl Center lab assistant Micah Cash

Instructor – Investigating how land use and social history influence cultural geography, McColl Center Lab assistant Micah Cash’s work uses the visual languages of landscape and architecture to explore narratives of utilization, demarcation, and ownership. Micah exhibits in both solo and group exhibitions and has work included in private collections throughout North America and Europe. He has published two books: Waffle House Vistas was published by The Bitter Southerner in 2019 and Dangerous Waters: A Photo Essay on the Tennessee Valley Authority was published by University of Tennessee Press in 2017. His work has been featured in The Atlantic, The Bitter Southerner, Fraction Magazine, Places Journal, and Charlotte Magazine. Micah received his MFA from the University of Connecticut and his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina. Micah lives and works in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Half-tuition scholarships are available for Studio Practice Workshops. Please contact Claudia Gonzalez Griffin at cgriffin@mccollcenter.org for scholarship information.

Cancelation policy: Participants who cancel enrollment anytime up to 15 days before the first day of a workshop will receive a full refund minus the $23 processing fee. Those who cancel less than 8 days before the first day of a workshop will not receive a refund unless it is a result of a positive COVID diagnosis. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of the start of the workshop, you will receive a credit for a future program. Participants must register and attend the new workshop within ten months.