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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Exhibitions, Receptions, Artist Talks, Demos & Workshops

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

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  was juried by Claudia Zapata. Our 2021 TCP opens up for submissions on September 1, 2020. 


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. PrintEXPO is still scheduled to take place in February 2021. Click here for info on our past event.


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


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


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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