Beirut Printmaking Studio

Welcome

Beirut Printmaking Studio is an inclusive and open space for people from all walks of life interested in discovering, learning, and practicing art. We offer workshops in analog printmaking (all forms), darkroom photography in black & white, and color and fine woodworking. We also offer short interdisciplinary workshops such as bookmaking, paper marbling, and alternative Polaroid techniques. We take pride in hosting all those techniques under one roof! We are the only open studio in Lebanon still working with lithography and c-prints (full analog color photography).
Workshops
Printmaking
Our printmaking workshops cover Relief, Intaglio/Engraving, Lithography, and Silkscreen.
Photography
Our photography workshops cover Beginners and Advanced Film Photography levels in addition to Color Development, c-prints.
Woodworking
Our woodworking workshops cover beginners, intermediate and advances levels.
Facilities
Printmaking Studio
Our studio is equipped with 1 full sheet etching press (max print size 80 x 120cm), 1 litho press (max stone size 50 x 60cm) and 1 4-color silkscreen carrousel (max frame size 30 x 40cm).
Darkroom
Our darkroom is equipped with four enlargers that cover small (35mm), medium (6×6 & 6×7), and large (4×5) formats both for b&w and color. We also have a drum processors for developing films each dedicated to a specific process, C-41, E6 and B&W. Recently we added a RA-4 print processor with the capacity of making prints of 50cm x 200cm.
Woodworking Workshop
Our woodworking workshop is available for all of those that have completed the 3 modules of woodworking workshops with us. The workshop is equipped with a table saw, band saw, miter saw, circular saw, router, jointer/thicknesser, bench drill, and all the hand tools you might need.
Garden
Our garden area is also available for rent for outdoor activities and lectures with a seating capacity of 60 people.

Scholarship

2021
This program is aimed at university students that have the talent but not necessarily the means to study and produce works in printmaking. This program will offer a one-year fully paid scholarship program at our studios with all materials included so that students can learn the numerous techniques in printmaking and later produce their own body of work resulting in a collective exhibition.
Residency
2021
The Printmaking Residency Program aims at giving the opportunity for emerging artists who want to work in printmaking but do not have the means to study and produce works with this medium. It will offer a one-year residency at our studio with all materials provided. Participants will learn the numerous techniques of printmaking and will be able to produce their own body of work resulting in a collective exhibition.
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On Terdad 2021 – Printmaking Workshop

On Terdad 2021 – Printmaking Workshop

Invited by Samandal Comics to take part in TERDAD 2021; A project by UNESCO under Li Beirut initiative. Beirut Printmaking Studio was happy to host a 2 days Printmaking workshop with free admission to 22 young artists. Participants had the portion to choose between...

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Printmaking Residency 2021

Printmaking Residency 2021

Meet our 2021 Residency Program holders!   Firstly we would like to thank all of the candidates that applied for this program!  It is very nice to see so many artists interested in such a peculiar medium as printmaking.  Unfortunately, we only have 5 positions and the...

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