Zea Mays Printmaking

Booth # D22

320 Riverside Drive
Florence, MA 01062
t: 413 584 1783
e: liz@zeamaysprintmaking.com
w: zeamaysprintmaking.com
Contact: Liz Chalfin, Director

Established in 2000, Zea Mays Printmaking is a professional printmaking studio located in Western Massachusetts offering studio access, workshops, residencies, internships, artist mentorships and contract printing services to an international community of artists.

Exhibiting the high quality and creative possibilities of original prints made with health consciousness and environmental sustainability is at the core of Zea Mays Printmaking’s mission. As an international leader in safer printmaking practices, we research exciting new techniques and products and put them into the service of making aesthetically engaging art.  100+ member artists work in intaglio, relief, serigraphy, photopolymer, monotype, collagraph, and mixed media printmaking. 

Zea Mays Printmaking has published three portfolios showcasing the exceptional work of invited studio members.  The Natue of Things, Ten and newly published Traces will be featured at E/AB 2016.   Our portfolios are currently in the collections of The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, The Portland Museum of Art, Yale University Art Gallery, The Hood Museum of Art, Smith College Museum of Art, Boston Public Library, New York Public Library, University of the Arts (Philadelphia), Southern Graphics Council International Archives,  San Alejandro Academy of Fine Art (Havana, Cuba).

Featured artists: Maya Malachowski Bajak, Anne Beresford, Annie Bissett, Judith Bowerman, Meredith Broberg, Lyell Castonguay, Liz Chalfin, Daniel Chiaccio, Sally Clegg, Nancy Diessner, Anita S. Hunt, Louise Kohrman, Tekla McInerney, Larinda Meade, Frank Ozereko, Lynn Peterfreund, Joyce Silverstone, Nanette Vonnegut, Carolyn Webb, Angela Zamarelli.


Anita S. Hunt
Relic, 2016
Etching, spit bite aquatint and chine collé
printed from one copper plate in black ink on handmade gampi onto a backing sheet of Magnani Pescia Soft White