Printmaking programs prepare individuals creatively and technically to express emotions, ideas, or inner visions by rendering art concepts onto surfaces and transferring images, via ink or dyes, onto paper or fabric. Includes instruction in monochrome and color printing; tonality; chemistry; equipment set-up and maintenance; techniques such as serigraphy, lithography, intaglio, woodcut, block, stencil, relief, etching, and composite; and personal style development.
While Printmaking has degrees up to the Bachelors degree, most students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students major in Printmaking all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level sees the most graduates in Connecticut. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Printmaking is $37,200.
Yale University is a top choice for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Printmaking. Students can study up to a Bachelors degree at the school. Yale University grants about 17 Masters degrees to students majoring in Printmaking each year. However, Rhode Island School of Design and Pacific Northwest College of Art are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.