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Printmedia: Print Studio

Etching, Lithography, Relief, and Monotype

Last updated on May 12, 2023

*-*-*-*-*-*SUMMER 2023 HOURS*-*-*-*-*-*
The Printmedia Studios are CLOSED for Summer 2023.
We will Reopen Fall 2023.
Have a great summer!

Etching Studio
Rayko Studios - 428 3rd Street Rm. First Floor

For authorized students only.

This studio is open to students who are currently enrolled in a Print class or are Printmedia majors. Orientations are provided by the studio manager.

For graduate students or upper-division project access, please contact the Studio Manager. This access will be granted depending on studio capacity. We cannot provide new student access after week ten of the semester.

COVID-19 Policy:

Masks are suggested in the studios.


Spring Orientations will run Jan 30th - March 31st, 2023
Orientations are available during the first ten weeks of the semester. Start the process by filling out the Orientation Access Form. Orientations are by reservation only after your Access Form has been reviewed, they are not drop-in.
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Meri Brin

Print Studio Manager

About the Printmedia: Print Studio

Rayko 126 is used for intaglio, lithography, relief, and monotype printmaking.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Ink
  • Paper

Tools and Equipment

  • American French Tool Etching Press (a gift from our benefactor, Yozo Hamaguchi), 40" x 70" press bed
  • Conrad/Charles Brand Etching Press, 30” x 52” press bed
  • Charles Brand Etching Press, 24” x 44” press bed
  • 3 Lithography presses, including a new Takach press
  • 60+ Lithography stones (small, medium, large)
  • Lithography graining sink and levigators
  • Electro-Etch station
  • National paper cutter 16” x 18”
  • Paper tearing station
  • Famco zinc and copper plate shear


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Print Studio orientations will be held the first half of the semester.
Start the process by filling out the Orientation Access Form.

Please expect Orientation to take about 1 hour.



May 2, 2023, 11:39 AM by Meri Brin

Spring 2023! End of Semester Information!

Students in Printmedia and Screen classes should empty their class flat files and cubbies by the end of Sunday hours on May 7th.
Check the Calendar for Rayko Building Hours. Any items left behind become the property of the studio, ...

April 20, 2022, 2:16 PM by Meri Brin

Spring 2022 End of Semester Information

All students must remove their belongings before May 8th. After that date, anything left in the studios will be discarded or donated! The Oakland campus will be closing permanently at the end of this semester. If you have any issue ...

November 15, 2021, 1:07 PM by Meri Brin

Updated: November 30, 2021, 9:32 AM

24-hour Studio/Classroom Access and Holiday Schedules

The expanded schedule for general-access studios and classrooms, as well as holiday break closures, is:

Nov. 15 – Nov. 24: 24-hour access

Nov. 25 – Nov. 27: Closed from 1am on the 25th. Open at 8am on the ...