Professional Print Studio

The Professional Printmaking Studio is a professional income-generating unit that facilitates print editions and collaborations between artists and a team of technicians. It specialises in fine-art printing mediums such as intaglio, etching, relief printing, screen printing and lithography, as well as providing state of the art equipment and materials for printmaking collaborations. Artist Proof Studio has five full time professional printers who collaborate with artists to create and edition their work. Their abilities are in demand, and the studio has truly reached a new level of professional excellence in printmaking. Artist Proof Studio has an active international exchange program that attracts some of South Africa’s foremost artists to collaborate and publish print portfolios

Printers

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Bevan de Wet

Artist / Printer
Bevan has worked at Artist Proof Studio as a professional printmaker and print technician since 2011.  He has worked with various forms of printmaking namely intaglio, relief, monotype and screenprinting.  Bevan has worked with artists such as Gerhard Marx, Walter Oltmann and William Kentridge.

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Charles Kholobeng

Artist / Printer
Charles Kholobeng is an APS alumni who started as a talented intern and quickly progressed to be a professional printer. Charles specialises in lithography and relief printing. He has printed for various artists including; Thabo Motseki, Jan Tshikhuthula, William Kentridge, Norman Catherine, Adrian Kohler and many others.
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Pontsho Sikhosana

Artist / Printer
Pontsho Sikhosana is a master printer who has been with APS for many years. Pontsho has participated in numerous portfolio exchanges as both an artist and printer.  She has facilitated countless collaborations with artists including, Paul Edmunds, Chris Diedericks, Themba Khumalo, Lebohang Sithole, Sizwe Khoza to name a few.
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Sara-Aimee Verity

Printer / ProPrint Manager
Sara-Aimee Verity is a master printer and manages the Proshop. Sara-Aimee has editioned for many artists including most recently; Bridget Baker and Bianca Baldi, Chloe Rachel Reid, Norman Catherine, Faith 47, William Kentridge, Colbert Mashile, Doris Bloom, Mongezi Ncaphayi and a long list of others.
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Nkosinathi Ndlandla

Artist/Printer
Nkosinathi Ndlandla is an APS alumni, a master printer and paper-maker running the Phumani Archive Mill at the University of Johannesburg. Nkosinathi has worked with many artists in both print and paper-making collaborations. These include include; Willem Boshoff, William Kentridge, David Koloane to name a few.

Facilities

Pro Studio specializes in fine-art printing mediums, these include;

Intaglio

Etching – Drypoint – Mezzotint – Photo-polymer gravure

Collograph

Collograph

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Relief

Linoleum – Woodcut

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Paper

Hand-made Paper and Pulp Based Work

Planographic

Lithography – Monotype

Screen Printing

Stencil – Photographic

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Interested in collaborating or professional printing..?

 

The Proshop technicians accommodate contract printing and co-publishing when their calendar permits. To enquire about these please see the forms below.