Peter Massing Workshop

Printmaking Experiences on paper and emulsions with various substrates

Peter will Demonstrate engraving and drypoint techniques on different substrates such as wood, metal, plastic, and show printing processes with and without the press. Some techniques are experimental and may open discussion to contextualize printing traditions and innovation.

Artist and printmaker, Peter Massing directed the printmaking program at Marshall University in Huntington, WV for 20+ years. His professional development includes artist residencies in the US, UK, and Asia. He has sustained his involvement with professional arts organizations, printmaking networks, and a wide range of studio and printshop facilities for more than 30 years.

Day one (Thursday, Feb. 28) -10am to 3pm: Introduction and experiential, with demo and hands on activity.

Day two (Friday, Mar. 1) -12pm to 3pm: Meet in the lobby of the Audrey Jones Beck Building (5601 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005). A selection of wood engravings, blocks and other types of prints have been selected for a private viewing in the prints and drawing room at MFAH, lunch at the museum and then view prints and wood Blocks.

Day three (Saturday, Mar. 2) 10am to 3pm: Studio and press time….

Open to all levels Costs: $ 100 per person and 25.00 for shop materials and consumables. All safe materials will be used. Non-toxic inks, and oil based etching ink for demo is considered.

Contact: Kelly Moran @ or 713 504 5138. Workshop will take place at Moran/Valverde Studio 303 east 11th Houston. The workshop is limited to 10 people.