Workshops & Retreats

Stiwdio Maelor is pleased to offer printmaking workshop retreats of between two days to five days.

The retreats are run by qualified and talented instructors and are tailored in response to the individual or group needs.

All material costs are provided within the price of the workshop.

Workshops can be structured for complete beginners or for specialist training and can be structured to individual or group skills.

Maelor specialises in relief, intaglio and screen printing.

Specialist workshops can be arranged on a regular basis.

Next retreat:

Four Day Lithography Retreat
Led by Dr Veronica Calarco
10am – 5pm
11th – 14th July 2022
Maximum of 4 participants
£300 per person
During this four-day retreat, participants will be introduced to the basics of both stone and plate lithography, from drawing on the stone using crayon and tusche, etching the stone/plate and printing. Participants will also be introduced to printing in colour.
Standard materials for lithography are provided during the workshop.
Dr Veronica Calarco has a BA in Fine Arts printmaking from Australian National University and a PhD in Fine Arts (printmaking) from Aberystwyth University. She has been lecturing in printmaking at Aberystwyth University since 2019. Veronica is also the founder of Stiwdio Maelor, an artist in residence program.

Upcoming Retreats:
Four Day Lithography Retreat
Led by Dr Veronica Calarco
10am – 5pm

9-12 September 2022

Maximum of 4 participants
£300 per person
During this four-day retreat, participants will be introduced to the basics of both stone and plate lithography, from drawing on the stone using crayon and tusche, etching the stone/plate and printing. Participants will also be introduced to printing in colour.
Standard materials for lithography are provided during the workshop.
Dr Veronica Calarco has a BA in Fine Arts printmaking from Australian National University and a PhD in Fine Arts (printmaking) from Aberystwyth University. She has been lecturing in printmaking at Aberystwyth University since 2019. Veronica is also the founder of Stiwdio Maelor, an artist in residence program.

Maelor also offers bespoke workshops which can be tailored to your needs:

One day workshop (1 to 1 tuition): £120

One day workshop (2 to 4 participants): £100 per person

Two day workshop (1 to 1 tuition): £200

Two day workshop (2 to 4 participants): £150 per person

Four day workshop (2 to 4 participants): £300 per person

Unsupervised use of workshop: £30 for four hour session per person; £50 for 8 hour session per person.
20% discount for two or more people, max. 4 participants.
10% reduction on unsupervised use of workshop after completion of a two day retreat.

Maelor specialises in:
– Relief printing (lino, wood)
– Intaglio printing (etching, drypoint, etc.)
– Screen printing
– Lithography

Email Stiwdio Maelor for more information or to discuss specific needs and technical skills you would like to develop in a workshop retreat.