Relief (Sat April 12, 1-4pm) Learn the basics of relief printmaking with an introduction to carving tools, wood and linoleum blocks, inking, and printing using Zenzic’s etching press and sign press.   Screenprinting (Sat April 19, 1-4pm) Learn the basics of burning, printing, and cleaning screens using the photoemulsion process. Information on the numerous possibilities […]

  Thanks to our hard-working volunteers, Zenzic Press is officially relocated to its  new home in the heart of Public Space One (in the basement of the Wesley Center at 120 N. Dubuque — same building, different floor!) Our open studio hours will resume next week (Mar 17th): Tuesdays 5-9p Fridays 9:30a-2:30p Saturdays 1-4p Come […]

The relief/intaglio part of Zenzic Press is moving downstairs in our building (Wesley Center) to be closer to the silkscreen studio and Public Space One’s new gallery/performance space on the lower level. While we make this transition, Zenzic will be closed, with no open studio hours. Silkscreen will still be available by appointment. We expect […]

Public Space One was able to launch Zenzic Press over a year ago with the amazingly generous support of our community, which gave uncounted hours of time, donations of equipment and materials, and a $10,000 Kickstarter. We are proud of what we have accomplished since then, including offering more than 10 adult workshops, 5 free […]

Drawing Experiments: alternate forms in drawing w/ John Engelbrecht This 4-week class (1.5 hours a week) explores various approaches to mark-making from the crude and collaborative to the constrained and conceptual. We will experiment with different drawing tools, resources and approaches and export our output via copy machine, screenprint, and/or other means. 4 Saturdays in […]

The third poster of the Zenzic Poster Project is complete! It was created for a fundraiser for new local cinema FilmScene, and screenprinted at Zenzic (though the text layer was designed using real wood type!).  

This workshop is FULL. Please stay tuned for more workshops coming up soon! Talking Lines: hard-ground etching and narrative with Mollie Goldstrom 6 Tuesdays: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3 & 10, 6-9pm $150 – includes consumable supplies & use of copper plates REGISTER In this workshop, the process of hard-ground etching will be demystified, […]


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