Classes and Workshops


Haight Street Art Center offers a host of educational opportunities, from specialized art classes to public outreach programs and partnerships with local schools and organizations. Sign up for our mailing list to receive updates about new classes and programs.


 

We are now offering Adult Education Classes at HSAC!

Ages 15+

Screen Printing Basics

This class is your introduction to screen printing and/ or orientation to the studio and equipment at HSAC. This hands-on 3 session class takes you through the basics of creating screens, printing, and troubleshooting.

You’ll spend time with the design process as well and learn multiple techniques for creating screen-ready artwork. Get familiar with the studio workings at HSAC and comfortable with the steps to creating projects in a print studio. Open to beginners and those with previous screen printing experience.

Screen Printing Basics is a prerequisite for other screenprinting classes at HSAC.

The classes are limited to 12 students. The 3 session classes cost $200, with all materials included in price. But we suggest bringing a notebook and pencil!

Intermediate 2 Color Screen Prints

Ready to take your screen printing skills to the next level? Our Intermediate 2 Color Screen Prints class is designed for those with a basic understanding of screen printing or those who have completed our Screen Printing Basics course. In this four-session workshop, we delve into the world of layered imaging and registration techniques, with ample opportunities for creative experimentation.

The classes are limited to 12 students. The 3 session classes cost $250, with all materials included in price.

Any questions? Please contact rebecca@haightstreetart.org

 

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Intermediate 2-color Screen Printing Class, Winter/Spring 2024

Dates: Thursdays 2/29- 3/21 6-9pm, 2024

Cost: $250

 

Screen Printing Basics, Winter 2024 - SOLD OUT

Thursdays 1/25-2/15 6-9pm

 

Screen Printing Basics, Winter/Spring 2024 - SOLD OUT

Wednesdays 2/28 - 3/20 6-9pm

 

 

Screen Printing Basics, Spring 2024

Thursdays 4/4 - 4/25 1-4pm

 


 

Gift Certificates!

Want to give the gift of a Screen Printing Basics Class to someone?

Click below, remember to add who the gift is for in the notes, and we'll reach out with a digital card so they can redeem for a class of their choosing. We'll also have their gift bag ready for them on their first day of class!

 

 

HSAC Paper Shop!

The Haight Street Art Center's (HSAC) Paper Shop is a new addition to the studio! Since HSAC staff were not able to find a physical store in the area that had the paper selection their students wanted, we decided to offer a shop for students during our studio workshops and open studio hours. The HSAC Paper Shop allows students to avoid having to ship and carry their paper into the studio every time they want to print and allows them to explore a variety of paper options. We are starting with offering white, natural, black, and foil paper options as well as tote bags! The hope is to offer a more affordable and convenient options for paper.

 

A special thank you to Exceptional Papers for donating their holographic foil papers.


About the Instructors

 

Rebecca Rippon is an artist specializing in printmaking and illustration. She received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute where she received the Cadogan Contemporary Art Award. She has taught art in the Bay Area for the past 5 years at multiple studios including the UC Berkeley Art Studio, Sharon Art Studio, Pixar University, SFAI Public Education, and many others.

 

 

Emily Peterson assists Rebecca in the studio. They have degrees in Art Education and Printmaking from California State University, Chico. They have been running educational programming surrounding access to art and printmaking since college. Emily is also pursuing a master's degree in museum studies at the University of San Francisco.


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