• Senior Printmaking Workshop 55+


    Wednesdays Feb 7th through April 11th • 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Ages 55+ • Free plus a $25 materials fee

    Instructor: Marsha Shaw

    Note: This workshop is free and limited to 10 students There is a $25 materials fee to be paid on the first day of class

    A new 10-week printmaking workshop for seniors age 55-plus kicks off on Feb. 7 and runs through April 11, Wednesdays 1 to 4pm. Whether you have some experience or none, it’s a great opportunity to learn how to make monotypes, collographs screen and relief prints. This session will have a bookmaking component to it and by the end of the workshop students will learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches.

    Students are encouraged to attend regularly as each session will build on the last.

    Mission Grafica Printmaking Studio is on the 4th floor and is wheelchair accessible.

    For more information and to sign up call Mission Grafica Printmaking Studio at 415-643-2786 or email grafica@missionculturalcenter.org

    Teacher Bio: Marsha Shaw lives and works in San Francisco, California where she maintains an active art and teaching practice. She received an MFA in Printmaking from California College of the Arts in San Francisco and a B.A. and M.A. from California State University Northridge. Shaw is currently an adjunct faculty member at De Anza College in Cupertino where she teaches drawing and design. She is the manager of Mission Grafica, a print studio at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, where she teaches printmaking workshops. She has lectured and taught courses in bookmaking and printmaking at California College of the Arts, San Francisco Center for the Book, Richmond Art Center, Museum of Children Art and Mendocino Art Center. Shaw’s work is in several collections and has been exhibited both nationally and internationally.

  • Youth Printmaking Workshop


    Saturdays from March 4th to May 12th • 10am to 1pm
    Free admission • 4th floor studio

    (This class is funded through the 50 Fund Grant.)

    For further information Call Mission Grafica Printmaking Studio: 415-643- 2786 or email grafica@missionculturalcenter.org

    A 12 week experience with talented international painter and printmaker Gustavo Mora. Registration will be limited to 10 students (Mission District students will have preference).

    This workshop will be held in the historical Mission Grafica Printmaking Studio on the 4th floor of MCCLA. Students will have a rare chance of working in the studio with international painter and printmaker, Gustavo Mora. Because of the progression of lessons within this specialized class make-up classes will not be possible. Students and parents will be required to sign a commitment to attend all 12 classes after which a printmaking certificate will be issued. Students who complete all 12 classes will be offered time in Mission Grafica under the supervision of studio manager Marsha Shaw.

    Gustavo Mora was born in Mexico and studied Studio Arts at the Institute of Visual Arts in Puebla Mexico where he was influenced by Expressionism, Mexican Graphic Arts, as well as, literary and cinematic works. Mora’s work is based on his drawing practice and is applied to different techniques in intaglio, relief printmaking and lithography. He has participated in exhibits and art events in Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Costa Rica, France, Romania, Greece, the United States and Japan. Mora has been member of the California Society of Printmakers since 2008 and has taught relief printmaking at Mission Grafica.

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