Cat Head Press

Printshop and Artist Cooperative

About Us

Cat Head Press is an Indianapolis based not-for-profit community center and fine art printmaking studio, located on the Near Eastside, Englewood neighborhood. Our primary mission is to enrich and increase the well being of our community through investments in creativity and artistic expression. 

Cat Head Press provides area artists and the neighboring community a place to work, collaborate, and share ideas in a fully equipped facility space. We offer traditional fine art printmaking workshops, gallery space for exhibitions opportunities, art sales, and monthly First Friday events. Cat Head Press also offers open studio hours, memberships and free community events. 

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Cat Head Press Directors

Dominic Senibaldi is a printmaker and educator based out of Indianapolis.  Dominic holds a BFA in printmaking from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, and an MFA in printmaking from Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN.  He is the recipient of various awards, grants and fellowships including teaching and merit grants at Herron and SAIC, and has been involved with numerous group exhibitions throughout the US.  He has also participated in Portfolio Exchanges including: Print of Die (IN), A Paper Trail Redux (WA), and Meat: Print Exchange (IL), and is currently an adjunct professor at Herron School of Art & Design in the Printmaking and Drawing departments.  

Michael Hoefle is a photographer and educator based out of Indiana.  He holds a BFA in photography from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MFA Photography and Intermedia from Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN.   Michael has been the recipient of teaching and research fellowships and participated in exhibitions across the US.  He has lead presentations and workshops at the University of Alaska Southeast (AK), the Association of Texas Photography instructors (TX), and ATPI Winter Conference (TX).   

Liz Wierzbicki is a multimedia artist and educator.  Liz holds a BA in mathematics and fine arts from Augustana College, Rock Island, IL and an MFA in printmaking from Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN.  She is currently an adjunct professor at Herron School of Art & Design and a Visiting Instructor at Purdue University in the printmaking department. She is the recipient of various awards, grants and residencies including: D’Clinic Studios (Slovenia), Juror’s Choice Art on Paper, and Winter Residence at Penland School of Crafts (NC).  Liz has participated in various solo and group exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally.

Cat Head Press Shop Manager

Ciaran McQuiston holds a BS in Public Affairs from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her major was Nonprofit Management, and she minored in printmaking with a focus on intaglio. She is currently also camp director and a print instructor at the Indianapolis Art Center, and has taught art to youth at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis and Bloomington since 2015.

Cat Head Press is possible through generous support from the Indianapolis Foundation: a CICF affiliate and The Efroymson Family Fund As well as support from iMOCA, Englewood CDC, and LISC

Cat Head Press is possible through generous support from the Indianapolis Foundation: a CICF affiliate

and The Efroymson Family Fund

As well as support from iMOCA, Englewood CDC, and LISC

Free Ink Day Pt 3

Join us for our third Free Ink Day! This is a free, family friendly event from 10am-12pm on Sunday, 9/17. Kids and grown-ups alike are invited to come make potato prints with us! You will be able to take home some unique and fun prints, as well as contribute to our ongoing collaborative piece.

John Collins McCormick Opening Reception

"Why not see the John Collins McCormick painting drawing sculpture exhibit at the Middle Space Gallery Friday October 6th from seven til ten p.m.? It's at 2834 East Washington Street, cool."

Come see work from artist John Collins McCormick in our Middle Space Gallery! The show (a free event) will be up from 10/6 to 10/16. At the same time, we will be hosting our "Full Moon Floom Boom" event in the workshop space. Participants will be printing glow-in-the-dark full moon themed t-shirts. You can buy a shirt to print AT the event (and take home with you) for only $15!

Full Moon Floom Boom

Join us for a full moon celebration! Indianapolis artist, John Collins McCormick, will have new drawings, paintings and sculpture up in the Middle Space Gallery. 

We will also be printing GLOW IN THE DARK t-shirts and postcards designed by McCormick himself. T's will be $15 and postcards are FREE.

Enjoy some live music by Furniture Daniel, the new solo electronic project of David Dominique, coming all the way from Richmond, VA to grace our ears with colorful soundscapes. 

Our friends at Ash and Elm will provide us with cider while we pay homage to the moon.

Free Ink Day pt 4

Join us for our fourth Free Ink Day-- and this one is in honor of Halloween! This is a free, family friendly event from 10am-12pm on Sunday, 10/15. Kids and grown-ups alike are invited to come screenprint HALLOWEEN TOTE BAGS with us!!!

Drink+Ink: MASKS

Come make a mask with us in celebration of Halloween! Participants will be able to design their own spooky (or whatever vibe you're going for) masks and enjoy local beverages in the Cat Head Press shop with us. 

Tickets are $10 and include all mask-making materials. Participants can pay at the door or pre-register at www.catheadpress.com/payments

We can't wait to see you!

Noche de Terror

Get ready to see some amazing horror artwork created by well-known Indianapolis artist Carlos Cazares. 

The show, titled "Noche de Terror" translates in English to "Night of Terror." The first 50 participants to show up in costume will receive a free signed and editioned silkscreen print created by the artist! 

During the show, art will be for sale made by various artists with a similar aesthetic to Cazares in the studio, including Epyon 5 and Lydia Burris.

Carlos Torres Cazares began his interest in printmaking at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Califormia, with a focus in lithography. He began his BFA in printmaking at the Kansas City Art Institute, and in 2011 received his MFA in printmaking at Herron School of Art and Design. Carlos currently shares an artist studio with his wife at Cat Head Press: Printshop and Artist Cooperative.

 

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