The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Department of Printmedia offers an interdisciplinary exploration of printmaking that prizes experimentation and emphasizes the research and discovery needed to bring ideas to fruition.

When you study in this department, you have access to:

  • The latest printmedia equipment, including offset production printing presses, cameras, a darkroom, bookbinding studio, a Macintosh computer lab, 3D printers and scanners, laser cutters, CNC routers, and other advanced digital and analog technologies
  • Distinguished faculty who are accomplished artists and scholars committed to expanding the notions of print
  • Highly regarded collections of prints and multiples in the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection at SAIC and the Glore Print and Drawing Study Room at the Art Institute of Chicago

Interested in learning more?

Continue to explore the Department of Printmedia’s website to learn more about curricular offerings, faculty, students, alumni, and more or schedule a tour.

Interested in learning how you can apply?

Visit the undergraduate or graduate admissions websites or contact the admissions office at 800.232.7242 or