Monday, June 10, 2013

2013 Summer Art Classes

Art in the Studio at Ink Run Press

Summer Art Classes are back again this summer for kids of all ages at
Ink Run Press, 387 1st Ave, Salt Lake City. 

Each class will be offered for different age groups at the following times
Monday and Wednesday each week:

10:00 – 11:30 AM   Ages 4-12
12:30 – 2:00 PM     Ages 4-12
        2:30 – 4:00 PM      Ages 12 and up

Art classes this summer will relate to the theme: Art of Exploration
We are excited to include an end of summer exhibition to our program.  The accumulation of the children’s explorations and work from each class this summer will be hung in the studio and we will have a reception on August 16th.

June 17,19 M/W                              Papermaking and Bookbinding $25
The discovery of papermaking changed the way we were able to record our history and express ourselves.  Create your own unique papers using pulp made by recycling paper. Then using your handmade paper, learn how to make a hand-sewn book to record all your exciting discoveries and adventures.

July 8,10 M/W                                              Mosaics $30
The first mosaics were made with pieces of colored stones, shells and ivory.  We are going to use broken and chipped plates and ceramics to make colorful mosaic masterpieces.  If you have any broken or chipped plates bring them! 

July 15,16 M/T                                        Paper Mache $25
What better way to adventure the world than a hot air balloon!  Sculpt with paper mache and create a hot air balloon decorated with your own unique designs.

July 22,23 M/T                                       Self Portraits $25
Self-exploration can be as important as any other.  Explore the details of yourself both inside and out.   Create your own self-portrait posed in an amazing part of the world that you would like to explore.   In this class we will complete a self-portrait focusing on facial proportions and drawing, and complete them with watercolors.

July 29, 31 M/W                                       Photography $35
The invention of Photography changed the way we viewed the world.  Explore the beginnings of this process using cyanotypes and photography basics, while documenting the details of the world around.

Aug 5,7 M/W                                            Ceramics  $30
Through the eyes of a fish discover the mysteries of the ocean and the world of clay.  Learn basic clay building techniques to create a unique fish personalized with textures and colors.

Aug 13,15 T/TH                                       Printmaking $30
The world changed with the invention of the printing press.  Explore antique and modern forms of printing techniques.  Discover the basics of printmaking and create your own masterpiece printed on vintage letterpress.

 To Register or for any questions contact:  Shannon Petty- or 801-712-2450

*The classes will be divided according to age level.  Classes are subject to change according to class size and demand. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Join us at Beehive Bazaar!

Come join us at the Beehive Bazaar this year! It is our first time participating and we will be there
both weekends. Greeting cards, prints, books and other goodies all in time for Mother's Day.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

A quick pic of the place

Isn't our studio beautiful this winter? Hours are by appointment only but if you want to come visit or have a tour email us at or call us at 801.554.6440.

Friday, September 14, 2012

City Weekly Interview

Ink Run Press was just interviewed by Gavin Sheehan of City Weekly. Thanks for the support! Read all about it HERE.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Ink Run Press at SLC Farmer's Market and Craft Lake City - This weekend!

Come visit us and see some of our new products! We have fun thank you cards and birthday cards along with invitations that are envelopes as well. Plus new jewelry from Lilibird and ArtbyAshley.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ink Run Press at the Salt Lake City Farmer's Market

Hello new readers! Shannon and I are planning a slew of great new posts to get this blog rolling but to start us off we are announcing the dates Ink Run Press will be at the SLC Farmer's Art & Craft Market in Pioneer Park this year!

Our first week is this Saturday June 16!
CORRECTION! Our first week will be July 28th!
Sorry everyone we had to cancel this week due to unforeseen circumstances, woops!

We will be selling our wares on the following dates:

  • June 16
  • July 28
  • August 11
  • August 25
  • September 15
  • September 29
  • October 13

  • So please come by! Or buy! Either one is great.  We will be selling some old favorites and some new fun products as well, plus we will also be still be featuring some work from our talented artist friends. Look for posts for previews of new product like this from Lilibird (Lili Hall who shares our studio space and our booth space):