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Blattner Print Studio

Etching, Litho, Relief, and Mono Print

As of Monday 3/20/2020, CCA Campuses will be accessible ONLY TO RETRIEVE PERSONAL AND WORK ITEMS.
Students, Faculty, and Staff may access the campuses during the following times:

SF Campus: Tuesday and Thursdays 11a-1p
Oakland Campus: Monday and Wednesdays 11a-1p

When you arrive at campus contact Public Safety:
SF patrol: 415-726-2061, Oakland patrol: 510-385-1821

Public Safety will meet you, check your ID, have you sign in, provide necessary access, and wait until you leave to secure the building.


Blattner Print Studio
MART (Martinez Hall) Rm. 2
Oakland Campus

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

Please contact the Studio Manager with any concerns.

  • The California Department of Public Health has extended the statewide stay at home order through May 3. Do not leave home except for essential activities.
  • CCA has developed a Portal Page link concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates available here.
  • CCA has suspended in-person instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. All classes will be taught remotely beginning Monday, March 30, following spring break.

Workplace Guidelines for CCA employees are available here.
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Kate Goyette

Printmaking Studio Manager

About the Blattner Print Studio

The largest space is the Simon Blattner Print Studio, which is used for intaglio, lithography, relief, and monotype printmaking.

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




Blattner Print Studio orientations are held on THURSDAYS AT 2PM STARTING ON JAN. 30th and then on the next THREE THURSDAYS.

These dates are 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, and 2/20 at 2pm.

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 the orientation to take 30 minutes to 1 hour.

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 one or more of the Printmaking Areas in the Blattner Print Studio, please email the Studio Manager, Kate Goyette at


***You MUST have taken a class at CCA in the area of print you are seeking access in to gain permission.

***If you are a grad student, you MUST have taken a grad unit with Print Media faculty in the area of print you are seeking access, taken a class at CCA in the area of print you are seeking access in, or have contacted Kate Goyette, Studio Manager, at if you have experience working in the area of print you are seeking access to determine your eligibility.

Thank you!

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Print Studios Closed Until Further Notice

April 7, 2020, 11:04 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, 12:22 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, 2:08 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, ...