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Any artist who has experience as a printmaker has the opportunity to rent time in our studio to create prints.  Studio Renters work independently to produce their own prints. Studio rental is designed specifically for individuals who have demonstrated an appropriate level of experience in printmaking and are granted access to work in one or more printmaking techniques, including relief, letterpress, intaglio, monotype and screen printing. While Studio Renters are not required to have extensive experience in their chosen medium, we do require that they can use the facilities correctly, independently, safely, and with consideration for other studio artists and staff.


Becoming a Studio Renter:

To become a Studio Renter, all potential artists must attend orientation. As there are potential hazards in using the equipment and related materials, Xico assesses the technical abilities of potential renters during orientation. Please allow sufficient time for this process before you plan to start renting. Orientations will be during the first 15 minutes on the first day of rental. Please email janet@xicoinc.org to sign up.

Renters must provide their own inks, plates, and cleaning supplies. However for an extra fee, artists may use the supplies in the studio.

Renters work independently during open studio hours when a studio monitor is present and pay a $50 refundable security deposit.

Studio Manual



  • Refundable Safety Deposit: $50

  • Daily Rental: $25/day

  • Week Rental: $80/week

  • Monthly Rental: $325/month

     Studio Supplies:

  • Relief/Monoprint/Etching Supplies – $30/ day

  • Screenprinting Supplies – $50/day

  • Paper: $3/sheet


Open Studio Hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 9am – 4:30pm
Mondays and Weekends by appointment.

Studio is closed on the following Holidays:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Email us at info@xicoinc.org or call us at 480-833-5875 if you have any questions or if you are interested in becoming a studio renter.