Printmaking with Artist Pei-Hsuan Wu for Grades 6-12

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Tweens & Teens
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Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

Event Details

Explore an eco-friendly printmaking technique with visiting artist Pei-Hsuan Wu.  This workshop will use tetra pak-a material used in food packaging- for our printing plate.  The artist will introduce printmaking techniques such as intaglio and collograph before we dive in to making our own prints.  We will use a printing press to create prints of our final plates. This workshop is for teens in grades 6-12.

This workshop is in partnership with the Center for Contemporary Printmaking and coincides with the upcoming exhibit in our gallery: Printing Past and Present: An Exhibition of Work from the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Fall 2023 – Winter 2024

Tetra Pak Printmaking Example

About the Artist

I am Pei-Hsuan Wu, an artist from Taiwan and founder of Texture Printmaking Studio founder. Printmaking is my main medium while I pick up the expertise in intaglio and lithography. My artworks tell the story of the contradiction of mental and physical states, the repetition and complexity of printmaking, and how the printing process has affected me.

About the Center for Contemporary Printmaking

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP) is a Norwalk-based non-profit organization dedicated to the art of the print: intaglio, lithography, monotype, silkscreen, woodblock printing, paper works, book arts, and digital arts. CCP is a unique cultural resource, a place to discover, to experiment, to learn. The entire spectrum of printmaking arts is here to be explored through workshops, edition printing with master printers, exhibitions, community programs, and an Artist-in-Residence Program. You can learn more about the center at

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