Classes & Workshops

Image from a BIG INK event at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery

Woodblock Printing with BIG INK

November 12 and 13, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Art Complex Museum is pleased to partner with BIG INK to host a weekend of monumental woodblock printing. As part of the museum’s 50+1 anniversary, “The Big Tuna”—a one-of-a-kind, oversized, traveling printing press—will be at the museum for a two-day event.

Artists interested in carving a woodblock of at least 24” x 36” are invited to register.

  • Participants pay $200 and must bring a fully carved and ready to print woodblock on their assigned day. (Max size: 40” x 96”)
  • Participants are responsible for securing their own 1/2” thick birch or cherry plywood, 1/2” MDF, or 3/8” Shina.  (These sizes are required.)

Registered participants receive:

  • All consumable materials including paper, ink, cleaning supplies and equipment usage
  • Access to BIG INK’s woodblock printing online master class
  • Hands-on instruction during the event
  • Three impressions from your woodblock

Fee: $200

Registration: Required by midnight, September 4, 2022
To register and arrange payment, email Sally Dean Mello at

Maximum 16 participants.

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