Mark Arts

Spring 2019 Printmaking Classes

Member enrollment begins March 4. Non-member enrollment begins March 4.

Spring weekly classes run April 1 – June 8.


Mixed Media: Methods and Mediums

Students will explore the range of possibilities available in the world of mixed media. Whether you are new to the genre or an experienced artist needing a spark of creativity, this class will get your ideas flowing. This class will be held in the Printmaking studio but will predominately be focusing on mixed media materials and not the printmaking press.

Ages: 16 + | Instructor: Matthew Hilyard

Wednesdays, 6 – 9 p.m.

Dates: April 3 – June 5

Nonmember Price $210 | Member Price $189


Tallgrass Prairie Press Printmaking Studio

Printmaking is open to all experience levels. Students can work on any of the following: dry–point and mezzotint, collagraph, stone and poly plate lithography, solar plate intaglio and relief, or traditional wood and linoleum block printing. Lab fee includes the use of most studio supplies: inks, printmaking paper, newsprint, chemicals, & solvents. Additional supplies may be suggested as they relate to student interests.

Ages: 16 + | Instructor: Doug Billings

Nonmember Price $225 | Member Price $202.50 | Lab fee included in price.

  • – Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  April 4 – June 6
  • – Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. April 6 – June 8

Friends University Teacher Education Workshops

Participants for credit must enroll in the spring and summer 2019 .5 credit offerings for a 10 week learning experience, and a total of 1 credit ($85).
Mark Arts Preregistration: Teachers enrolled in this offering for credit must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Tuition fee for credit through Friends University is above any fees required of Mark Arts. In addition, teachers must pre-register and provide all required payments through Mark Arts by clicking the enroll button.

All materials will be provided, although participants can bring their own tools and materials if they prefer to do so. A lab fee will be included in the registration price
through Mark Arts, no other fees will be required. If you are enrolling for Graduate Level Credit, you must also apply and register through Friends University and
provide a tuition fee. If you have questions about credit, please contact Friends University Graduate Workshops at 316-295-5516.

Days/times may be selected and vary according to schedule below:

Thursday evenings (6:30 pm-9:30 pm)

Friday mornings (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Saturday mornings (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Open studio on Fridays and Saturdays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm.

Grade Levels: ALL
Delivery: On-Ground
Learning Forward Standards: 1
KEPPS Standards: 4

For course information, contact Doug Billings at

Location: Mark Arts 1307 N. Rock Rd. Wichita, KS 67206

Tallgrass Prairie Press Print Studio A | .5 credit | Instructor: Doug Billings | Friends University Tuition: $42.50
K-12 educators will develop a thorough understanding of the methods & techniques of a variety of hand pulled printmaking processes, including development of skills in carving, inking and print relief blocks, etching, chemical processing of stones and plates, final printing, and much more. Through workshop/studio time, educators will deepen knowledge base while expanding their portfolio and best practices to foster and construct creative activities that support student success in the
classroom. Investigation and discussion of the history, and current status of the original hand pulled print, as well as proper methods for conservation and  exhibition of prints, will be included to further support educator effectiveness. Participants will engage with one or more printmaking techniques. Join us as we gather with other like-minded individuals interested in the creative process of printmaking!
CRN: 20765 Course #: ART 2293-01Meeting Dates: 04/04/2019-05/12/2019 | Transcript will reflect Spring 2019

Tallgrass Prairie Press Print Studio B | .5 credit | Instructor: Doug Billings Tuition: $42.50
Tallgrass Prairie Press Print Studio B is a continuation of Tallgrass Prairie Press Print Studio A, with educators extending gained skills of methods and techniques
to support best practices through engagement, construction, discussion, and development with likeminded individuals interested in the creative process of printmaking. Further development to support student curiosity and creativity in the classroom will be explored regarding relevancy, planning, reflection, and project development. Individuals enrolled in this offering, must also enroll for Studio A.

CRN: 30013 Course #: ART 2294-01Meeting Dates: 05/13/2019-06/08/2019 | Transcript will reflect Summer 2019