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.
Stay in the loop
More material arrived – Studio Solidarity

More material arrived – Studio Solidarity

More materials arrived from the Solidarity with Beirut Printmaking Studio action! We have received etching inks in a selection of colors, rollers, and lithography materials! We would like to thank Sabine De LaHaut, Jean-Michel, Joop Stoop, and Diala Nammour

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Our new schedule is out

Our new schedule is out

May/June/July 2021 Our new schedule is out! If you need any additional information about our workshops, please don’t hesitate to message us. We are working with limited places due to restrictions and, therefore, we can’t take reservations. In order to guarantee your...

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Agenda Culturel : Sauver l’art, Sauver Beyrouth

Agenda Culturel : Sauver l’art, Sauver Beyrouth

12/05/2021|Julia MokdadTarek Mourad est à la tête d’un des rares studios de gravure ouvert à tous au Liban. Son objectif : imprimer, créer, mais aussi transmettre. Pour lui, la crise ne fera qu’aviver sa force et celle de son atelier. Nous sommes allés à la découverte...

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