In the printmaking emphasis, you will explore a variety of techniques. You will develop technical and creative thinking skills with guided support from expert faculty, and discover new possibilities that strengthen your work. Join the collaborative printmakers and discover new ways of creating at BYUI.

teacher and student in the Printmaking class

Make a Great Impression

The printmaking program focus is on developing a strong body of work to gain an art-related career or apply to graduate school. You will also develop opportunities and promote your work through exhibitions, residencies, grants, and social media learning art marketing and business practices.

You will be mentored in exploring personal voice and style while gaining technical printmaking and creative thinking skills.

Be part of a community built through working relationships, the result of collaborative exhibits, print exchanges, and working together in the studio. These connections strengthen your network long after graduation.

This degree is offered as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or as a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA).

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Art have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

Highlighted Career Paths

Master printer at a fine arts press

A master printer, working for a Fine Art Press uses printmaking techniques to produce print editions for clients who are artists. These editions are sold on the art market.

Owner of a fine art press

The owner of a fine art press is usually trained as a master printmaker or has extensive knowledge of printmaking. Directs, manages along will all business responsibilities of running a fine press.

Freelance artist

Produces and markets prints while managing and promoting a fine art business.

Curator of print collections

Collect, exhibit, and maintain prints for collections of museums, libraries, corporations and private collections.

Printmaking professor/educator

Teach printmaking and maintain a printmaking studio for and institution, or workshop.

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Getting started in this degree

Students will complete 20 credits of major-specific courses which can be found in the course catalog for this degree. To find out if Art Printmaking is right for you, take the following classes first:


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