experience contemporary printmaking

PrintAustin is an artist-led nonprofit working with local venues and artists to showcase traditional and contemporary approaches in printmaking. PrintAustin hosts an annual festival from January 15 through February 15.
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Annual Events

Art Openings

Venues across the city, including galleries, art studios and educational institutions open their doors to the public during the PrintAustin festival. Click here to submit your event. 

The Contemporary Print (TCP)

is a survey of traditional printmaking techniques and innovative approaches in contemporary printmaking. Presented in collaboration with Big Medium, The Contemporary Print 2020 will be juried by Claudia Zapata and run January 17 – February 15, 2020.  Click here for more info.


is PrintAustin’s annual print fair, and provides an opportunity for local, national, and international artists, galleries, and dealers to share their work with seasoned and new collectors excited about works on paper. The PrintEXPO will take place on February 1 & 2, 2020, with the Printmaker’s Ball preview party on January 31. Click here for more info.


Large-scale, live printing event held during PrintEXPO with – you guessed it – a steamroller! Click here for more info. 


provides a platform for artists to submit original prints for collectors to flip through and purchase during PrintEXPO. Click here for more info. 

Trade Portfolio

Participate in a print exchange along with other artists across the country. Printmakers of all levels are eligible with an edition of 12 prints. The Trade Portfolio will be exhibited during PrintEXPO. Click here for more info.


This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, and by the Still Water Foundation.

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