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Educational Programs

Graphicstudio offers an array of educational programs and opportunities for art students, arts professionals and the public. Graphicstudio provides an opportunity for students to train for professional careers in the art world, these students have gone on to become artists, curators, gallery owners, and printers. This training is accomplished in the following ways:

Graduate Assistantships through the USF Art Department
Graduate students from the Art Department at USF spend semesters working with the highly skilled faculty at Graphicstudio, developing their professional skills.

Undergraduate Internships
Information and deadlines can be found here.

For-credit Classes
For-credit classes at USF offer instruction in printmaking history and techniques.

Lecture Series
Lecture Series offer the community the opportunity to hear artists, curators and printmakers talk about their work, ideas and careers. (see the IRA events calendar for upcoming events, and the media gallery for videos of past events)

Publications such as technical manuals, catalogs and videos distribute the Institute for Research in Art to an international audience. (see publications)

Exhibitions and Workshops
Exhibitions and workshops in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, England, Italy and France demonstrate our accomplishments to a diverse audience and have stimulated new interest and understanding.

Tours and Special Events
Tours and special events can be arranged based on your needs. Guided tours of Graphicstudio provide visitors with the opportunity to better understand how a print production facility functions. Tours are available upon request by calling (813) 974-3503 at least two weeks in advance of the desired tour date.

Please contact Noel Smith for more information on the Graphicstudio Educational Programs or to arrange a tour.