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Screen Printing, Paper-Making, and Hybrid Print Studio

screen printing, making paper from scratch, mixed media print.


Screen Printing & Paper-making Studio
Founders Hall Rm. 104
Oakland Campus

CCA Shops and Studios remain closed and inaccessible for project work until further notice.

Please contact with any concerns.

About the Screen Printing, Paper-Making, and Hybrid Print Studio

Two additional studio classrooms are located on the ground floor of Founders Hall: Founders 104 is a combination screen printing and paper-making studio.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Ink
  • Paint
  • Paper

Tools and Equipment

  • American French tool-etching press (a gift from our benefactor, Yozo Hamaguchi)
  • 3 additional etching presses: 2 Brand presses and 1 Ettan press
  • 3 lithography presses, including a new Takach press
  • 100+ lithography stones (small, medium, large)
  • Acid room
  • 2 sign presses
  • Large-screen exposing table
  • Screen wash-out area
  • Screen-coating facility
  • Hollander beater
  • Hydro-pulper
  • Numerous molds for various handmade paper sheet sizes
  • Couching screens for drying handmade paper
  • 2 Vandercook letterpresses
  • Photopolymer platemaker
  • Several hundred cases of wood and metal type
  • Bookbinding equipment


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Screen Studio orientations are held on FRIDAYS AT 10AM STARTING ON JAN. 31st and then on the next THREE FRIDAYS.

These dates are 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, and 2/21 at 10am.

Please sign up by sending an email to Kate Goyette, Studio Manager at Please specify which orientation you will attend.

Please note that no more than 5 students can attend each orientation.

Please expect for it to take about 1-1.5 hours. If you are bringing your screen into the studio to use, then you will need to bring it to the orientation.

If no one emails the Studio Manager by 10pm the night before, then the orientation will be cancelled for that date.

If you are seeking continued access to the Screen Studio or have any other questions, please email Kate Goyette, Studio Manager, at


***You MUST have completed Screen I or II at CCA previously to gain access.

***If you are a grad student, you MUST have taken a grad unit with Print Media faculty in screenprinting, taken a Screen I or II class at CCA, or have contacted Kate Goyette, Studio Manager, at if you have experience working in screen to determine your eligibility.

Thank you!

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Print Studios Closed Until Further Notice

April 7, 2020, 11:10 AM by Kate Goyette

In response to statewide shelter in place order through May 3, CCA has suspended all in-person instruction for the rest of the spring term. As such the Print Studios will be CLOSED until further notice.

Please refer to the CCA ...


March 16, 2020, 12:33 PM by Kate Goyette

Due to the county-wide shelter in place order, the CCA campus, shops, and studios will be closed to all students, faculty, and staff after 5pm on Monday, 3/16/2020 until further notice.

If you are unable to retrieve personal belongings, ...

COVID-19 Print Studio Hours

March 13, 2020, 2:09 PM by Kate Goyette

In response to the spread of COVID-19, the Print Studios will be CLOSED this weekend starting at 5pm on Friday, 3/13 and through 3/14-3/15.

At this time the Print Studios will be open from 9am to 5pm on Monday, 3/16, ...