Equipment Share x Partnership with Abbozzo Gallery

Equipment Share, Event, Partnership
Equipment Share x Partnership with Abbozzo Gallery
Alex R.M. Thompson
June 8, 2024 –

An Introduction to Printmaking Print Workshop
Abbozzo Gallery learning series

Suite 128 at 401 Richmond Street West
Saturday, June 8, 2024
2 – 5 pm

As part of Abbozzo Gallery’s Learning Series, the gallery announces a printmaking workshop led by gallery artist Alex R.M. Thompson in partnership with Open Studio. This will include a tetra pak drypoint printmaking lesson with materials provided for all participants and an intaglio demonstration led by the artist.

What this workshop offers:

  • The opportunity to leave with your very own handmade print to take home
  • A 3-hour lesson in the foundations of printmaking led by Alex R.M. Thompson
  • All necessary materials and art supplies, including fine art paper
  • Non-alcoholic refreshments and small bites provided

There is limited space so get your tickets while availability lasts! Ticket price is $30 + $3.28 service fees.

This workshop coincides with Alex R.M. Thompson’s very own solo exhibition A Semblance of Place, featuring his distinct copperplate etchings and prints. Thompson has been teaching printmaking at the University of Alberta, SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers), and is also an Open Studio artist member. More about A Semblance of Place here.

Since 1970, Open Studio has been a cornerstone of Toronto’s artistic landscape, operating as an Artist-Run Centre dedicated to contemporary printmaking. Open Studio aims to provide accessible, inclusive, and affordable printmaking facilities, programs, and services for artists and the public alike. For more information about Open Studio, please visit